Finance

Kerrygold launches global ad review

Kerrygold, Ireland’s biggest food brand and worth over £1bn, is believed to be holding pitches to choose a new global creative agency. Omnicom’s BBDO handles the business in Ireland. Kerrygold, owned by Ornua Foods, makes butter and cheese including the ...

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Disastrous Q2 hits recent high flyer Omnicom

The usually sure-footed Omnicom let the side down somewhat in the second quarter of coronavirus-blasted 2020, seeing its revenue decline by 23 per cent and organic “growth” fall sharply in all regions: 21% in the US, 24% in the UK, ...

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Brands join Extinction Rebellion activist in sustainability call at Droga5 London’s Green Pivot

By Anisha Vekaria. Brands including Coca-Cola and Impossible Foods have called for stronger action globally to address green issues and sustainability. Speaking at Droga5 London’s live-steamed Green Pivot event, Rachel Conrad, CCO and Founder of Impossible Foods, said: “Consumers will ...

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Digital media the only winner from Covid says Zenith

Publicis Groupe’s Zenith has produced its revised forecast for the global ad market this coronavirus year and it is: adspend drops by 9.1% (5.5% recovery forecast for 2021) with digital taking more than half the market for the first time ...

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Publicis weathers first half 2020 Covid storm – US is a second half worry

Publicis Groupe, the first of the big ad holding groups to report half-time 2020 figures, is weathering the Covid storm reasonably well it seems. Reported net revenue was up 9.7% in H1 with a big contribution from newly-acquired data business ...

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Wieden+Kennedy lays off 11 per cent – does this put the agency into play?

Wieden+Kennedy is laying off 11 per cent of its staff due to Covid, about 160-170 people. If W+K, which has recently landed major clients including Facebook, McDonald’s and Ford, is being forced into such measures imagine the carnage elsewhere. But ...

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