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Update: Salesforce confirms Slack acquisition

Salesforce will acquire messaging platform Slack for US$27.7 million. The sales and marketing cloud software platform has confirmed the acquisition, with the news it has entered into a definitive agreement to buy the messaging platform. Slack will become the new interface for Salesforce Customer 360.

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Publicis Groupe acquires NZ agency MBM

Publicis Groupe A/NZ has acquired New Zealand’s largest independent agency, MBM, expanding the ad giant’s Kiwi footprint with a local full-service media business with offices in Auckland and Wellington.

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ACCC approves Wesfarmers' acquisition of Catch Group

The sale of Catch Group to Wesfarmers has been greenlighted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) after it reviewed the proposed acquisition, to consider both bricks and mortar and online retail competition, and whether there would be any potential impact on third-party sellers in that retail space.

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