Jerry Buhlman

North American Ad Spending Could Top Pre-Recession Levels This Year

Advertising spending in the U.S. could exceed pre-recession peak levels for the first time by the end of the year, according to new projections from Carat. The media planning firm estimated global spending will grow 5 percent in 2014 and an additional 5 percent in 2015. 

Dentsu Completes Aegis Acquisition

Dentsu Inc. has cleared the last hurdle in its bid to acquire the Aegis Group plc after it gained clearance from Chinese anti-trust authorities for the nearly $5 billion deal.