Tag Archives: covid-19

Publicis futures wizard Goodwin out over Covid tweet row

Publicis’ outspoken head of futures Tom Goodwin now founds himself a thing of the past (at least as far the agency group is concerned) as he’s left the French marcoms giant in a hurry following a Twitter spat. In other ...

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Public Health England spends £43m in just three months to combat Covid-19

Public Health England, the government body supposed to be keeping us out of the clutches of Covid-19, spent a staggering £43m on advertising during the UK’s March 23 to June 30 lockdown period, according to new figures from Nielsen. This ...

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Women on the up: Shelley Smoler at Droga5, Margaret Jobling at NatWest Group

Is adland’s proverbial glass ceiling being dismantled? There’ll be many consequences of Covid-19, one may bw more women in senior roles (aleit in a diminished industry.) Droga5 London has promoted high flyer Shelley Smoler to executive creative director. Smoler (above) ...

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Disastrous Q2 hits recent high flyer Omnicom

The usually sure-footed Omnicom let the side down somewhat in the second quarter of coronavirus-blasted 2020, seeing its revenue decline by 23 per cent and organic “growth” fall sharply in all regions: 21% in the US, 24% in the UK, ...

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Covid-19 isn’t the only threat for the ad holding companies – layoffs and home working will chip away

The UK government, along with many others, is taking plenty of stick for so-called “mixed messages” about Covid-19 as it attempts to re-open the economy but, for once, you can sympathise with the flailing politicians. On a global scale Covid ...

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Digital media the only winner from Covid says Zenith

Publicis Groupe’s Zenith has produced its revised forecast for the global ad market this coronavirus year and it is: adspend drops by 9.1% (5.5% recovery forecast for 2021) with digital taking more than half the market for the first time ...

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