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Omnicom results provide further evidence of advertising recovery, Havas up too

The uptick in agency fortunes continues with Omnicom, the world’s second-largest marcoms group, reporting a five per cent increase in revenues (to $3bn) and six per cent increase in profits ($172.9m) for the third quarter of 2010. US revenue, fuelled ...

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Now Mad Men rescues the advertising industry

A slight exaggeration perhaps but, as Lisa van der Pool reports here, some US agencies are reporting that the show’s fame (notoriety?) is prompting a wave of interest from potential recruits that the business hasn’t experienced for years. But what ...

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Anomaly muscles in on Omnicom’s giant Budweiser beer account

The agency you don’t want on your case is Anomaly, the agency set up up New York by former Simons Palmer founder Carl Johnson with others. Reports from the US say that Anomaly has infiltrated Budweiser makers Anheuser-Busch, now owned ...

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Who has the best agency brands, Omnicom or WPP? Or might it be Publicis?

Advertising is bouncing back with a vengeance from the depths of the recession as big corporates (clients) realise that there’s market share out there to be grabbed and they’d better do it before some young upstart (like Reckitt-Benckiser) takes their ...

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Philips reviews $100m digital account at Tribal DDB

It’s getting to be a trend, win a big award for your creative work and the client promptly reviews the account. Dutch electronics giant Philips was no doubt delighted to pick up this year’s film Grand Prix at Cannes for ...

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When will we see an Asian agency tiger challenge Omnicom and WPP?

WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell said recently that China would account for about a third of worldwide advertising growth this year, no more than you would expect with economic growth in China slated to come in at just under ten per ...

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Omnicom inches ahead and lays down a global challenge to WPP

Giant marketing communications group Omnicom saw its profits inch ahead by 4.2 per cent to $243m in the second quarter of 2010 on revenue of just over $3bn, $1.6bn of which came from the US. Boss John Wren said this ...

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Omnicom’s John Wren deal shows you can still make money when you’re dead

At which point you presumably aren’t bringing in too much new business. But Omnicom shareholders today supported a proposal that will give outgoing CEO John Wren (his dependents presumably) up to $41m when he dies. He’s already due to collect ...

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