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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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New-style WPP cuts links with Sorrell era by abandoning Farm Street HQ

WPP is decisively cutting links with the Sir Martin Sorrell era by leaving its 27 Farm Street, Mayfair, London HQ and moving staff initially into Ogilvy and media agency Wavemaker’s new building on London’s Southbank, with its nice view of ...

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US healthcare car crash batters Publicis Groupe

Publicis growth turned negative in the second quarter of 2018 with a 2.1 per cent decline from a 1.68 per cent uptick in Q1 which CEO Arthur Sadoun blamed on a car crash in its US health sales representative business ...

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Investors take fright as Omnicom’s US problems continue

Omnicom Group is the latest ad holding company to frighten the stock market horses – following in the hoof prints of WPP – with its shares tumbling nearly ten per cent on Wall Street following disappointing second quarter earnings figures. ...

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PHD set to land HSBC in another media coup for Omnicom

Omnicom’s PHD is reported to have won HSBC’s $400m global media account, displacing long-term incumbent WPP’s Mindshare. If so it’s a new headache for acting WPP COOs Mark Read and Andrew Scott, already dealing with numerous reviews including parts of ...

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Adam&eveDDB chases down Omnicom rival AMV in UK billings league

The Campaign/Nielsen billings for UK creative agencies have emerged and, as suspected, AMV BBDO’s long term lead has been cut, Omnicom sibling adam&eveDDB narrowing the gap to £96m. AMV had its first full year without Sainsbury’s and the gap may ...

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