Finance

Interpublic inches ahead of rivals in 2020

Interpublic has announced its full year and Q4 2020 results and, as has been the case recently, they’re just ahead of Europe-based rival Publicis Groupe (and probably other rivals yet to report) with fourth quarter reported net revenue of $2.28 ...

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VMLY&R mines a praiseworthy cause for No7 – um, make-up

Where there’s a brand there’s a cause these days – is this because brands want to be good in the world or it’s the latest passing bandwagon? You don’t really expect it from Boots No7 somehow (or just No7 as ...

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MDC Partners aims to sign up 50 affiliate agencies by the end of the year in bid to build integrated global network

MDC Partners, which sold a 30 per cent stake to Stagwell Group a couple of years ago, has moved to expand through a global “affiliate” programme, forming partnerships with agencies as a way to attract larger, more integrated accounts. Mark ...

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UK lockdown widens generation gap in media consumption

Younger people turned in droves (79%) to digital media during the UK’s various lockdowns while the older generation reverted to mainstream media. 48% of all adults surveyed in the latest IPA TouchPoints report went digital with commercial TV and news ...

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Lots of reasons to give celeb-packed Paramount+ a miss

ViacomCBS is launching yet another streaming service – a rebrand in effect of CBS All Access – and debuted it at the Super Bowl with a celeb-packed epic from Droga5. With Patrick Stewart (of Star Wars fame among other outings) ...

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