Finance

Talon expands in Europe with Germany MD Winfried Karst and new Frankfurt office

Talon Outdoor is boosting its efforts to become the market-leading global independent Out of Home agency by opening in Frankfurt with newly-appointed MD Winfried Karst. Karst is tasked with driving business in Germany, mainland Europe, and international spend from across ...

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‘Advertising pays’ is core message of Bloomberg bid

Michael Bloomberg is up from four per cent to 19 per cent among Democratic voters and, despite getting a pasting from his rival candidates the other night, looks set to face off against Bernie Sanders for the Democratic Presidential nomination. ...

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Brit Awards trigger TikTok Out of Home blitz

Short form mobile video platform is the social medium du jour and it joined the likes of Samsung in tying in with the Brit Awards with a live stream of the event on February 18 on Ocean Outdoor’s Piccadilly Lights, ...

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Europe buys help drive Ocean Outdoor revenues

UK-based big digital screen operator Ocean Outdoor has had a busy year, expanding in the Netherlands, Nordics and Germany with a number of acquisitions and reporting 2019 group revenue up 13.5 per cent to £141.3m on a proforma basis with ...

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Surprise exit for Salama as Bain flexes muscles at Kantar

It hasn’t taken long for Bain Capital – the new owner of 60 per cent of WPP’s research business Kantar – to flex its muscles. CEO Eric Salama (below), who stayed on after the Bain deal with WPP (WPP still ...

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Maximus awarded exclusive Notting Hill Carnival Out of Home contract

The new partnership will see Maximus working with Notting Hill Carnival Ltd., to help clients to capitalise on the diverse and desirable Carnival audience across the August Bank Holiday weekend. Since its inception in 1964, the Notting Hill Carnival has ...

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App install ads projected reach $118bn globally

We hear lots about technology in adland but what sometimes gets overlooked is the way it boosts the coffers of good old ad agencies (you may disagree with the good.) Tech firms are now among the biggest conventional advertisers with ...

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