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Data Revolution Upends Madison Avenue - WSJ

2018-01-19 wsj
One of the world’s biggest ad agencies, Publicis Groupe SA, fully felt the disruptive power of advertising’s digital revolution when McDonald’s Corp., a huge client, put its account into play.

Should Value Investors Pick Publicis Groupe (PUBGY) Stock Now?

2018-01-18 zacks
Value investing is easily one of the most popular ways to find great stocks in any market environment. After all, who wouldn’t want to find stocks that are either flying under the radar and are compelling buys, or offer up tantalizing discounts when compared to fair value? One way to find these companies is by looking at several key metrics and financial ratios, many of which are crucial in the value stock selection process. (4-0)

Omnicom: Is This High-Yield Advertising Agency A Buy?

2018-01-16 seekingalpha
OMC regularly returns almost all of its profits to shareholders in the form of dividend payments and share buybacks. (98-1)

The business of relationship

Lorraine: The trust given by clients to us is what relationships today should be made of.

For Anupriya Acharya, navigating the ad world was a chance encounter

2018-01-05 livemint
Growing up in the picturesque town of Dehradun, Anupriya Acharya, the 48-year-old chief executive officer (CEO) of Publicis Media India, the media planning and buying arm of Paris-based advertising behemoth Publicis Groupe, did not envision having to navigate the cutthroat world of media and advertising. (4-0)

Seeing more drug ads on TV? Here’s why

2017-12-31 sfgate
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The Biggest Media and Advertising Stories of 2017 - WSJ

2017-12-29 wsj
It was another busy year across media and advertising. In 2017, massive mergers reshaped the media landscape, digital upstarts faced a reckoning, and social media platforms found themselves in the crosshairs of decision makers on Madison Avenue and Capitol Hill. As we prepare for a fresh start in 2018 (and cross our fingers that some of our wishes for the new year come true), here’s a recap of the year’s biggest media and advertising news: (66-0)

Survival in a world full of challenges

A HOT debate in the advertising world is whether digital challenges pose a threat to ad agencies’ revenue or is it as a result of cutbacks in ad spending. (2-0)

Ad firms say the threat from digital challengers is overplayed

TOP executives from the big four advertising companies hit back against concern their industry is in structural decline, blaming most of their recent woes on temporary cutbacks in marketing spending. (92-0)

Cannes Ad Conference Cuts Prices as Publicis Skips 2018 Event - Bloomberg

2017-11-14 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (34-0)

Cannes Lions Ad Festival Makes Changes After Agencies Scale Back - WSJ

2017-11-13 wsj
In the middle of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity this summer, Publicis Groupe PUBGY -0.75% announced that it wouldn’t be returning to the ad industry’s biggest event in 2018. Other ad agency holding companies such as WPP and Dentsu Aegis also planned to cut back on spending around the event.

Ad Woes in Focus as WPP Investors Look for Signs of Turnaround - Bloomberg

2017-10-30 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (140-0)

Publicis Groupe's (PUBGY) CEO Arthur Sadoun on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-10-20 seekingalpha
Publicis Groupe S.A. ADR (OTCQX:PUBGY) Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call October 19, 2017 4:00 AM ET (8-0)

Disappointing Publicis Results Ricochet Around Ad Industry - WSJ

2017-10-19 wsj
PARIS—Publicis Groupe SA reported revenue below expectations Thursday and said it was “difficult to predict” its performance for the rest of 2017, heightening investor worries over some of the advertising industry’s biggest companies.

Praveen Kenneth announces retirement from L&K Saatchi & Saatchi

2017-10-13 livemint
New Delhi: Praveen Kenneth, founder and chairman of Law & Kenneth Saatchi & Saatchi, has announced his retirement from the advertising agency. His stake has been sold to French advertising conglomerate Publicis Groupe, which holds a majority 51% stake in the agency.