UBM: good numbers and strong words

There are good numbers and strong words from UMB this week.  The good numbers are in the annual results: Revenue up 9.3%; Margins up 20.8% from 19.3%; More revenue from China than Europe; The strong words are from David Levin, chief executive since 2005, in The Daily Telegraph speaking before the results were out. Software Read More

SoS from Murdoch

Advertising sellers and journalists are toiling away on the first edition of The Sun on Sunday in Wapping. The most important job is being done by the advertising sellers.  They have to persuade the advertisers that this is not the News of the World Mark II.  “It’s The Sun on Sunday (SoS)” they will have Read More