Media

Omnicom sails serenely on in Q3, avoiding most client rocks

Sir Martin Sorrell used to be fond of saying that big WPP rival Omnicom was a good operator but “had no strategy.” Thanks goodness for that as the US marcoms giant sails (fairly) serenely on, reporting organic growth of 2.2 ...

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Print ad slump may spell sale for Boris cheerleader The Telegraph

Is it the curse of Boris Johnson? Long-time Johnson supporter The Telegraph (BoJo has written a highly paid column for the paper for years – famously he wrote two, one pro-Remain and one pro-Brexit and finally chose Brexit) has revealed ...

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BETC’s legions take on Netflix for Canal+

There may be a crisis in UK creativity (see here) but they seems to be doing OK in France. One of the long-time trailblazers is BETC for Canal+ and here’s the latest, plugging Canal+ as a streaming rival to the ...

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Disney global media review is welcome relief for Omnicom and Publicis

Disney has concluded its giant media review – estimated at between $2-3bn – more or less as you were, with new Omnicom entity OMG23 (Disney was formed in 1923) winning most of North America including new Fox acquisitions and Publicis ...

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What’s going wrong at Publicis Groupe?

If you read the coverage of Publicis Groupe’s recently-announced Q3 numbers – organic growth going into -2.7 per cent reverse, with particularly big hits in the key markets of the US and Europe – you’d be spoilt for choice as ...

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