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Publicis organic growth becalmed as US problems continue

Publicis Groupe CEO Arthur Sadoun has a problem. His long-awaited ‘Power of One’ transformation is still stuck in the garage it seems, as the French ad holding group reports second quarter organic growth of just 0.1 per cent, missing analysts’ ...

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Is ‘no strategy’ paying off for Omnicom?

Is Omnicom – which owns BBDO, TBWA, DDB and Omnicom Media Group among others – doing well or badly? Its shares fell three per cent yesterday when it reported a 3.6 per cent drop in second quarter revenue in Q2 ...

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TV marketer Thinkbox appoints Mother to prestige account

Thinkbox, the UK commercial TV marketing body, has appointed Mother to its creative account. Mother takes over from The Red Brick Road which handled Thinkbox for its first 12 years. Media stays with MediaCom. Thinkbox marketing director Andrew MacGillivray says: ...

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4Creative aims for the moon with disability cast

Astronauts all over the place this week on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Channel 4 has been running a Moon Landing Live series and it culminates in a programme on Saturday. So 4Creative has produced a ...

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Talon: realising our AdTech investment in Out of Home

As Talon Outdoor’s AdTech platforms continue to develop at pace to reach tangible and scalable delivery, Josko Grljevic – Talon’s CTO – outlines the four-point plan that has delivered transformational and intuitive technology solutions. The job of a CTO (T=Transformation) ...

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M&S turns to NMPi to spruce up paid search

Venerable British retailer Marks & Spencer looks to many of us like a slow motion car crash, especially in its foundation clothing business. Latest to leave is former Halfords and McDonald’s boss Jill McDonald who grappled unavailingly with clothing, which ...

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