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IPG Reports Increases in Revenue and Net Income in Q2

adage.com — CEO Roth: Holding Company Can Deliver High End of Organic Growth Target Interpublic Group of Cos. on Thursday reported earnings for its second quarter of 2016 that beat analyst expectations, as well as an increase in revenue and net income. Net income rose 29% to $160.2 million from $123.8 million during the same period last year.

Agency Boss Jose Molla on Saying No to Cannes and Clients

adage.com — Small Agency Conference and Awards When José Mollá left Wieden & Kennedy to start his own shop, he asked Dan Wieden, "How did you do it?" "He said, 'I have no fucking idea. I guess if you follow your guts shit happens man,'" relayed Mr. Mollá, kicking off Ad Age's Small Agency Conference in Miami on Wednesday.

Spotify Boosts Audio Programmatic With New Ad-Tech Deals

ANA Calls for Marketers to Ensure Full Compliance

adage.com — 4A's Issued Its Own Guidelines in January Following Breakdown in Joint Task Force With ANA The Association of National Advertisers is calling for marketers to diminish "non-disclosed agency activities" upon the release of its long-awaited transparency guidelines from auditor Ebiquity.

Omnicom on a Digital Spending Slowdown, Rebates and Brexit

adage.com — Digital Still Growing, but That Growth Is Slowing Due to Concern Around Viewability and Fraud The ad, marketing and media industries are rife with issues as technology changes the way people consume, create, place and track ads. At the same time, change in the European Union and economic and political turmoil are creating uncertainty for global marketers.

Omnicom Reports Organic Growth Driven by Advertising

adage.com — Ad Business Increased 7.7%, PR Only 0.1% Omnicom on Tuesday reported earnings for its second quarter of 2016 that beat analyst expectations, and organic revenue growth led by the advertising category. The advertising services company reported earnings per share of $1.36, beating analyst expectations of $1.33, according to estimates from Yahoo Finance.

Forsman & Bodenfors' Campaign for Swedish Supermarket Wins Cannes PR Grand Prix

creativity-online.com — Swedish creative shop Forsman & Bodenfors' "The Organic Effect" for client Coop took the top prize for PR at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The winning campaign, which furthered a cause and generated impressive sales results, continues the trend of creative agencies winning the top prize in the PR category.

Traditional Media Companies Get in on the Action in Cannes

adage.com — Cannes Lions Creativity is once again taking a back seat to deal-making as traditional media companies like NBC Universal, Fox and Condé Nast join the fray of firms seeking business the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Stars from "Saturday Night Live" are appearing on the Cannes mainstage, for example, alongside Linda Yaccarino, chairman-advertising sales and client partnerships, NBCU.

Forsman & Bodenfors Takes Top Prize for PR

adage.com — Cannes Lions Swedish creative shop Forsman & Bodenfors' "The Organic Effect" for client Coop took the top prize for PR at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The winning campaign, which furthered a cause and generated impressive sales results, continues the trend of creative agencies winning the top prize in the PR category.

Philips 'Breathless Choir' Wins Pharma Grand Prix at Cannes

creativity-online.com — Ogilvy & Mather London's "Breathless Choir" for Philips won the grand prix in the pharmaceutical category at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity on Saturday, as Lions Health kicked off a big week for advertising with wins for U.K. shops and non-traditional marketer entrants.
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Jul 14, 2016

@ischafer we're not a holding company we're not a holding company we're not a holding company... :)

Jul 14, 2016

Omnicom forming network for its national independent shops: Goodby, GSD&M, Martin Williams and Zimmerman - CEO John Wren on earnings call

Jul 13, 2016

Enter brand dollars... Ad agencies scramble to form ‘Pokémon Go’ strategies  http://on.wsj.com/29PSaYm  via @WSJ


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