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IPG saw its net profit crash by 39% in Q2
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IPG saw its net profit crash by 39% in Q2

IPG, the world’s fourth largest advertising company said its net income for the second quarter of 2017 fell by 39.6% year on year. Second quarter 2017 net income available to IPG common stockholders was $94.7 million, resulting in earnings of $0.24 per basic and diluted share, and $0.27 per adjusted […]

Omnicom Q2 revenue falls by 2.4% on Forex impact
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Omnicom Q2 revenue falls by 2.4% on Forex impact

Omnicom Group, the world’s second largest advertising group said its gross revenue for the second quarter fell by 2.4% to ISD3,7 billion from USD3,9 billion in the second quarter of 2016. Organic growth in the second quarter of 2017 as compared to the second quarter of 2016 in our four fundamental disciplines was […]

Publicis Groupe Q2 EBITDA beats estimate at EUR2.5 billion
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Publicis Groupe Q2 EBITDA beats estimate at EUR2.5 billion

Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest advertising company has released its second quarter earnings showing its earnings before interest, depreciation and amortisation rose to EUR2.5 billion. Analysts had estimated EUR2.4 billion before the disclosure. The French advertising group has 25% stake in Nigeria’s Insight Publicis Groupe trading as Insight Redefine. […]

Omnicom adds Gracia Martore to its board
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Omnicom adds Gracia Martore to its board

Omnicom Group, one of the largest advertising group said Gracia Martore has joined its board of directors as an independent director, effective immediately. Ms. Gracia Martore recently retired as President and CEO of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly known as Gannett Co. Gracia Martore Ms. Gracia Martore’s appointment expands the […]

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Lagardere Sports to handle WWE global sales

WWE said it has selected Lagardère Sports as its international sponsorship sales agency. As part of the new relationship, the global sports marketing agency will leverage its sponsorship expertise and worldwide sales network to develop the partnership portfolio for the global media and entertainment company in all international regions, except China. […]

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UK’s ITV appoints Carolyn McCall as new CEO

Carolyn McCall has been announced as the new chief executive officer of ITV, the British broadcaster looking at rejigging its revenue in the face of dwindling advertising revenue. Carolyn McCall who recently resigned from easyJet joined the budget carrier since 2010. Since joining easyJet Carolyn has been responsible for bringing […]

Viacom signs partnership deal with Tyler Perry
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Viacom signs partnership deal with Tyler Perry

Viacom Inc. said has entered into a comprehensive, multi-year content partnership with Tyler Perry, an award-winning writer, director, producer, actor and playwright. Viacom said the deal with Tyler Perry will encompass television, film and short-form video. Under the terms of the agreement, Perry will produce approximately 90 episodes annually of […]

Omnicom declares USD0.55 per share dividend
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Omnicom declares USD0.55 per share dividend

Omnicom Group Inc., one of the largest advertising group has declared a quarterly dividend of USD0.55 cents per outstanding share of the corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on October 10, 2017 to Omnicom Group common shareholders of record at the close of business on September 22, 2017.