Tag Archives: xaxis

Google challenges media agencies in programmatic TV ads

The giant octopus that’s Google (Goldman Sachs has already nabbed the giant squid) is setting its sights on TV ad buying – programmatic version – by offering advertisers the chance to buy TV through its DoubleClick platform that already serves ...

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WFA: independents step up programmatic challenge to agency trading desks

Agency trading desks continue to be the dominant model for programmatic ad buying, used as the principal approach for nearly 40 per cent of the world’s biggest brands, according to new research by the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA). However ...

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Will WPP’s new Xaxis Politics swing the US presidency?

WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell likes years with big events – he reckons, correctly no doubt, that advertisers flood in to such things like lemmings – and they don’t come much bigger than the US presidential election. Nearly $12bn has ...

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VivaKi dismantles centralised ad trading operation

Publics Groupe’s VivaKi digital media operation has joined the agency groups in apparent full retreat from proprietary ad trading, dismantling its 120-strong ad trading unit and despatching them back to individual Publicis agencies. WPP has already moved in the same ...

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