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Diary: Water-cooler monitor

WHAT TOPICS HAVE THE INDUSTRY BEEN DISCUSSING THIS WEEK?
THE TALK TIME SPENT
Naked's sale. The agency has finally proved all 36 mins 17 secs
the doomsayers wrong: it clearly does have a
sustainable business model if Photon's
£16.5 million is anything to go by.

What is Photon and will it buy more? 51 mins 3 secs

Publicis London's chief executive, Neil Simpson, 45 mins 31 secs
has got a gigantic task ahead. Attempting to turn
around such a big agency was always going to be a
tall order, but attempting to do it without an executive
planning director and an executive creative director will
be virtually impossible.

First Direct's direct marketing account. Will there 7 mins 39 secs
be a pitch, or will the financial services brand keep
handing out briefs on an ad hoc basis?

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