Tag Archives: covid-19

Publicis weathers first half 2020 Covid storm – US is a second half worry

Publicis Groupe, the first of the big ad holding groups to report half-time 2020 figures, is weathering the Covid storm reasonably well it seems. Reported net revenue was up 9.7% in H1 with a big contribution from newly-acquired data business ...

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Once mighty music mag Q joins Covid casualties

They said of the last great recession – the financial crisis of 2008 – that the succeeding low interest rate regime kept many businesses that should have closed on life support. So good old capitalism’s survival-of-the-fittest medicine didn’t work. No ...

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Wieden+Kennedy lays off 11 per cent – does this put the agency into play?

Wieden+Kennedy is laying off 11 per cent of its staff due to Covid, about 160-170 people. If W+K, which has recently landed major clients including Facebook, McDonald’s and Ford, is being forced into such measures imagine the carnage elsewhere. But ...

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Covid-19 fallout hits Wieden+Kennedy London

Wieden+Kennedy London is making redundancies in the wake of Covid-19 and also the sudden loss of its high-spending Three account. At the same time (and unrelated it’s said) London ECD Iain Tait is leaving as is CSO Ben Armistead. Long-serving ...

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