Tag Archives: omnicom

Rethink bets against ad holding companies to boost indies

Here’s another shot across the big agency boys’ bows from Canada’s Strategy awards, this time it’s Digital Agency of the Year Rethink mimicking The Big Short by betting against the shares of the big ad holding companies. Buying them in ...

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Omnicom steady in Q3 2018 but that seems to be the plan

Omnicom has reported steady Q3 2018 performance with organic revenue growth of 2.9 per cent although most of this has come from Europe and Asia with US organic growth inching ahead by just 0.6 per cent. There was a small ...

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WPP heads for FT South Bank building, Laurentino moves up to be Ogilvy UK CCO

WPP is in advanced talks to buy the Financial Times’s London headquarters at One Southwark Bridge for £93m, continuing the trend of giant centralised HQs in adland. It already has similar operations in Amsterdam and Toronto. At the same time ...

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Renault designs new full service agency with competing networks Publicis and OMD

Renault is moving to a bespoke agency consisting of long-term creative partner Publicis and Omnicom’s OMD, brand and marketing head Bastien Schupp has told The Drum. Schupp says he considered bringing the whole caboodle in-house but decided against because of ...

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Agency behemoths off to Germany for last round VW pitches

Adweek reckons that teams from Omnicom, Interpublic and WPP are trekking off to Wolfsburg next week to complete the pitch for VW’s ad account – about to be split into regional ‘hubs’ in new VW CMO Jochen Sengpiehl’s big new ...

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