Is Publicis on the way back? It says Q3 organic revenues grew by 1.3 per cent allowing for currency fluctuations and accounting changes with good growth in Europe and a tiny move forward in North America. The US has been ...Read More »
We’ve remarked already today about unintended consequences of the digital age – so-called fake news – and other disruptors are finding consequences of their own. One such is Uber, blamed by many for gridlock and pollution (trying to travel anywhere ...Read More »
The Kevin Roberts diversity saga continues with yet another story in today’s Times (4th August). In conversation a few days ago a few of us were speculating there is more to this than meets the eye. Now we know – ...Read More »
Kevin Roberts (below) has resigned from Pubicis Groupe following the furore over his comments to Business Insider. Roberts, currently Publicis “head coach” was due to retire next May anyway. Roberts’ statement says: “Fail Fast, Fix Fast, Learn Fast” is a ...Read More »
I cocked up admits Publicis boss Maurice Levy – but where does Omnicom’s failed suitor go from here?
Publicis Groupe boss Maurice Levy (left) has admitted that the failed $35bn merger attempt with Omnicom has derailed his company as he announced just one per cent of organic growth in the third quarter of 2014. Revenue was €1.75bn, which ...Read More »
Creative Circle awards go AWOL, OgilvyOne and BA, Tribal DDB, Saatchi Denmark’s ‘Pablo’ magic for Coke
***London’s Creative Circle (a collection of old creative hands) had its awards do on Thursday but doesn’t seem to have shared the information about winners with anyone else – which is a bit of a shame as by the following ...Read More »
Pablo Del Campo (left), the founder of Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi in Buenos Aires and regional creative director of Saatchi in Latin America for the past seven years, has been appointed worldwide creative director of the network. The post ...Read More »
M&C Saatchi has hired Red Brick Road founder and creative partner Jason Lawes (left) as a creative director from The Red Brick Road, to work with fellow CD Mark Goodwin and ECD Elspeth Lynn. M&C, which likes to promote its ...Read More »
Heineken says don’t drink, Saatchi leaves historic HQ, Droga5 – and some decent Super Bowl jokes please?
Heineken has launched a campaign by Publicis Italy saying ‘Dance more, drink less’; based on the assumption that if you spend more time on the floor you’ll get less pissed – and not trash the environment, fall out with your ...Read More »