Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 7th May 2014, 23:12

WPP sheds North American call centre business

Kantar, the market intelligence network that is WPP’s least successful business division, has sold its Center Partners subsidiary to the Mexican call centre and outsourcing provider... Read more
Published 6th May 2014, 17:50

Revenue growth languishes at Havas

Havas has reported the smallest growth in revenue in the first quarter of 2014 among the five biggest global marketing groups in the west. Reported revenue growth was only 0.8% although adverse... Read more
Published 1st May 2014, 16:16

Bids and Deals: May 2014

Aegis Lifestyle, a newly formed subsidiary of Dentsu Aegis Network, has agreed to acquire the US experiential marketing agency MKTG, subject to various regulatory approvals…TBWA Worldwide, the... Read more
Published 25th Apr 2014, 09:46

WPP revenues held back by currencies: PR and research also lag

WPP’s revenues grew by only 1.5% in the first quarter of 2014 as sterling strengthened and undermined the value of overseas earnings.  As a result the group’s revenue growth rate fell behind all... Read more
Published 25th Apr 2014, 08:53

MDC plays the same “record” record, as it reports another loss

Surprise surprise, the loss-making Canadian publicly listed marketing group MDC Partners has announced another “record” result for the first quarter of 2014 without giving any obvious clue as to... Read more
Published 12th Apr 2014, 09:13

Sector share prices: 12 April 2014

Marketing sector share prices eased a little further in the month to 12 April, suggesting that any froth created in anticipation of better economic conditions may have been over-rated or that... Read more
Published 1st Apr 2014, 09:11

Bids and Deals: April 2014

Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire, subject to regulatory approval, a majority stake in the full service Brazilian advertising agency PPR Profissionais de Publicidade Reunidos, trading as... Read more
Published 31st Mar 2014, 13:33

Wunderman buys FusePump internet data provider

Wunderman, the WPP-owned agency network, has acquired the London digital marketing data provider FusePump. According to WPP, FusePump had revenue of £3 million in 2013, in which case the... Read more
Published 24th Mar 2014, 15:47

WPP takes controlling stake in digital content technology company

WPP’s acquisition of a majority stake in the UK based digital content technology company Cognifide appears modest in scale but may have greater strategic benefits. The company has a software... Read more
Published 14th Mar 2014, 13:15

Sector share prices: 12 March 2014

Caution among investors in some of the best known publicly listed marketing groups, coupled with fears about the economic impact of the rising global political tension, seems to have put a check on... Read more