UK underperforms as Publicis Groupe posts strong revenues

The UK was an unexpected soft spot for Publicis Groupe as the French marcoms giant posted a revenue increase of 10.7 per cent to $1.29bn with organic growth of 6.5 per cent in its first quarter 2011 figures. Publicis Groupe, ...

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Omnicom profit surges 24 per cent on strong international ad growth

Marcoms giant Omnicom’s strategy remains firmly focused on its three big ad agency brands – BBDO, DDB and TBWA – and their appeal seems to be growing in the world outside the US. In the first quarter of 2011 Omnicom’s ...

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It’s finally here, Facebook’s magic book for creatives

It looks a bit mundane actually but Facebook’s eagerly-awaited new site to entice creatives is finally with us. Facebook-studio.com is full of handy hints and examples about how to provide creativity to reach the social network site’s 500m and rising ...

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Del Campo Saatchi in Argentina debuts first global campaign for Sony

Well we all knew the South Americans were coming and this is the first global campaign from Del Campo Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi in Buenos Aires for Sony. It’s by the celebrated creative duo Maxi Itzkoff and Mariano Serkin and, ...

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WPP looks East again, but this time it’s to Germany and Scholz & Friends

WPP has bought German marcoms company Commarco Gmbh whose brands include Scholz and Friends, integrated agency deepblue, relationship marketer DialogGroup and production company United Visions. The price hasn’t been disclosed but Hamburg-based Commarco turned over €132.9m last year and has ...

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