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Newsmaker: Mark Bouris

Mark bouris has just started a mortgage war with the big banks, or "the ogilopoly", as he calls it. Paul McIntyre talks to the cashed-up bank basher. more »

The Big Picture: Keeping Tabs on Tablets

The mobile revolution shifted gears recently with the launch of Microsoft's Surface and Apple's iPad Mini as well as Windows phone 8 and IOS6.1. But have advertisers truly woken up to the opportunities the format offers? Mahesh Sharma investigates. more »

The Sell: Luke Nathans

The concept of a regional agency is nothing new, but Iris' recently appointed chief executive Luke Nathans thinks his company has it figured out. He talks with David Blight about the benefits of moving beyond local. more »

The Marketer: Ben Kinnaird

Love it or loathe it, the fitness world has Crossfit fever - and now Reebok does, too. Ben Kinnaird runs Frank Chung through the reasons why. more »

Editorial: Turning Around Ten

TEN CONTINUES TO WRITE MORE PAGES IN THE BOOK OF WOE FOR 2012. WILL IT BE ABLE TO TURN ITS FORTUNES AROUND IN 2013? more »

The Marketer: Jim Van Bruinessen

In an increasingly competitive health and well being market, Blackmores is using this time to step back and take a breather. more »

Newsmaker: Sandy Thompson

Sandy Thompson is worried. She is worried about the future of the agency creatives, gobsmacked by what Microsoft showcased in Cannes mid-year, and is down on the demise of account management. more »

The Sell: Andrew Baxter

Andrew Baxter is almost 100 days in to his elevated job as Ogilvy's national boss. At the helm of a creative giant with responsibility for some of the country's largest brands, he sits down with Wenlei ma to talk about his vision for Ogilvy. more »

The Big Picture: Bullying The Brands

Online bullying is slowly killing brands, whether it be people brands such as Alan Jones or traditional brands like Qantas. So what does this mean for an industry grappling with social? more »

Mouth Off: Is fast-tracking an effective strategy for traditional broadcasters?

In a bid to combat declining ratings, Network Ten recently moved to bring its US shows to Australian screens earlier. But can it beat the internet pirates? more »



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