Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 28th Aug 2014, 00:03

Chime races ahead with big profit leap

Chime Communications reported an impressive return to profit in the first half of 2014 as its investment in sports marketing began to pay off, helped by revenue from the World Cup.. Post-tax... Read more
Published 26th Aug 2014, 09:02

Finance gains offset fall in net revenue at WPP

WPP has reported a 29.9% increase in post-tax profit for the half year to 30 June 2014 despite a 1.9% fall in net revenue after charging direct costs. The post-tax profit earned for WPP... Read more
Published 14th Aug 2014, 18:01

Sector share prices: 12 August 2014

The marketing services sector continued its gentle decline on the stock market in the month to 12 August.  Since March this year, the MSFI Index has fallen by 7%, losing 1.49% in the latest month... Read more
Published 11th Aug 2014, 10:40

Andy Boland joins Huntsworth board as Chadlington and Farrell plan to depart

Major changes in the board of the global public relations group Huntsworth were announced this morning as the company reported a 7.9% fall in turnover and a 32.6% fall in post-tax profit. Chief... Read more
Published 6th Aug 2014, 23:37

Syzygy boosts revenue and profit

Syzygy, the German digital marketing agency in which WPP has a 27.9% minority stake, has reported a 33% increase in revenue and a 71% increase in post-tax profit for the first half of... Read more
Published 4th Aug 2014, 08:18

Bids and deals: August 2014

WPP’s media buying network GroupM has agreed to acquire the French digital search marketing agency Keyade with annual revenues of €7 million…WPP’s research subsidiary Millward Brown has... Read more
Published 24th Jul 2014, 18:52

WPP backs automated research start-up

WPP’s research and market intelligence business Kantar has invested an undisclosed amount in the recently launched automated market research company ZappiStore that is based in London. In its... Read more
Published 13th Jul 2014, 23:16

Sector share prices: 12 July 2014

Shares of marketing companies have had another dull month as the stock market remained subdued in the face of political and economic uncertainties.   Both the sector’s MSFI Index and the FTSE... Read more
Published 2nd Jul 2014, 10:57

Guardian sells its digital agency to WPP’s Kantar

Guardian Media Group has sold its website design and development business Guardian Digital Agency to WPP’s research and data management division Kantar for an undisclosed amount. The... Read more
Published 1st Jul 2014, 18:29

Bids and Deals: July 2014

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired a majority shareholding the Indian outdoor agency Milestone Brandcom to be combined with its Posterscope network…DAS Group of Companies, part of the Omnicom Group,... Read more