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The newest new media: why more ads at ATMs could be on the cards

A notable trend on the mergers and acquisitions scene over the past year or so has been the acquisition of marketing agencies (or at least entities which could be...

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Is high street retail a new type of marketing agency?

First off this week, I wanted to throw a thought out there, prompted by the sad news last week that HMV, the sole remaining High Street music and DVD...

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Time to look back, time to look forward

In this, the first of our blogs for 2013, we’re going to take a look back at the past twelve months to see if we can get a feel...

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Data and pharma: Maybe not sexy to ad creatives, but some people find them really, really attractive

To any old-school ad creative, there’s not much to be said for data. It’s really boring, they’ll tell you, especially when you compare a day spent at your desk...

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Acquisitions round-up: The best deals and juciest bargains as acquirers go on a Christmas shopping spree

It’s a familiar ritual for the less organised among us. We put off our Christmas shopping and leave ourselves open to last-minute panic buying. However, it seems that a...

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The latest digital deals: local has global appeal

The first of the deals we’re going to look at this week involved the Norwich- based (what is it about Norwich at the moment? – see previous blogs) digital...

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Green Square Blog: It’s not just the big groups who are buying – private equity’s on the acquisition trail too

One of the big misconceptions about the marketing services industry is that it’s a pond in which big fish swim around, sizing up smaller fish and then gobbling up...

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Green Square Blog: The Drum: Is the next big integrated group out there somewhere?

What’s interesting about all these acquisitions are that they signal the intent of medium-sized marketing agencies to grow and develop both scale and a wider, more integrated range of...

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Green Square advises ESA on its sale to BDRC Group

We’re pleased to announce the sale of the UK’s leading in-store research and data collection agency, ESA (Market Research) Limited, to BDRC Group, the UK’s largest independent market research...

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Green Square advises Hometown on start up funded by StartJG

We’re delighted to announce the start-up of a new advertising agency, Hometown, funded by a 35% stake from world-class brand, design and retail environment agency, StartJG. Hometown’s founders have...

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