Finance

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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RBS becomes NatWest Group – time to ditch the baggage?

What difference does a name change make? RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland as was and still majority owned by the UK government after nearly bringing the nation grinding to a halt in the banking crisis) is changing its name to ...

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Gü merges Out of Home and social media for Valentine’s Day

If you’re going to riff on Valentine’s Day you may as well find the biggest canvas you can and that’s certainly the case with dessert brand Gü in this timely interactive campaign. Gü is inviting dessert lovers to submit romantic ...

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