Finance

Dentsu beats targets as technology and CX drive business

Dentsu has joined the ranks of ad holding companies bouncing back strongly from the pandemic with Q4 2021 organic growth up 17.3% (on weak comparatives) at Dentsu Japan Network and 12.1% at Dentsu international, former DDB Boss Wendy Clark’s new ...

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Sports betting: what do tipsters pay attention to when predicting odds?

Advertising is a key method any industry uses to expand. By letting more people know about them through popular media channels, companies involved in a sector can reach a much wider audience. This has certainly been true when it comes ...

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The7stars wins Bensons for Beds UK media

Independent UK media agency the7stars has won Bensons for Beds, one of the UK’s largest beds retailers. Bensons for Beds has 179 stores and owns the Slumberland brand. The account was formerly with VCCP and Syzygy. The7stars won out against ...

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IPG noses ahead of rivals with 11.9% 2021 organic growth

Interpublic (IPG) has nosed ahead in the Q4 and full year 2021 ad holding company reporting stakes with Q4 net revenue of $2.55bn (up 11.6% on 2020) and organic net revenue growth of 11.7%. For the full year Interpublic registered ...

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Tammy Einav takes top role at adam&eveDDB – Mat Goff heads to New York

The appointment of joint CEOs always has a rather temporary look about it so Tammy Einav and Mat Goff at adam&eveDDB, the UK’s biggest creative agency by billings, have done remarkably well to keep it going since 2016, taking over ...

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Harbour adds fintech Soldo to growing list of gains

Independent communications consultancy Harbour Collective has been appointed as strategic and creative partner for London-based fintech Soldo. Soldo, launched in 2015, is a spend management tool that combines a web platform, mobile app and pre-paid cards to help businesses control ...

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UK’s Ad Association launches global export drive roadshow

The UK’s Advertising Association (AA) is spearheading an export drive with the Department for International Trade (DIT) to try to boost UK adland’s sales aboard. Previous (virtual) effort are said to have increased UK ad business in China by more ...

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Omnicom joins 10% growth club as it recovers in 2021

Omnicom followed rival Publicis with a strong bounce-back in 2021: In Q4 worldwide revenue was up 2.6% to $3.85bn and organic revenue grew 9.5%. For the full year organic revenue was up by 10.2% (roughly the same as Publicis) and ...

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