REVIEW: Marketing and advertising news in the week's press

Aegis is embarking on a series of European buys in a bid to

strengthen its market research business. UK companies will be potential

targets after Aegis' purchase of Pegram Waters Market Research Group.

Aegis has also recently bought the US marketing consultancy Copernicus,

and is predicting a global advertising spend growth of 5.7 per cent. -

General release.