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Publicis Groupe Blames Weak Q3 on Merger Distractions Organic growth rose just 1%

Publicis Groupe had another weak earnings period in the third quarter, as chief Maurice Lévy alluded to the company’s failed $35 billion merger with Omnicom and admitted "management was too…

October 23, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

Eric Mower + Associates Gets a Presence in New York Merges with PR player Middleton & Gendron

Eric Mower + Associates is coming to the Big Apple. The Syracuse, N.Y.-based agency is merging with public relations specialist Middleton & Gendron in New York, giving Eric Mower a presence…

October 22, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

MDC's Assembly Gets Bigger Through Another Merger This time Doner Media becomes part of the operation

MDC Partners is merging media units again. Seven months after TargetCast merged with RJ Palmer to create Assembly, Assembly is absorbing Doner Media, the media planning and buying arm of Doner.  The…

October 7, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

Omnicom's Net Income Grew 13% in Q2 Revenue growth exceeded Wall Street's expectations

Omnicom Group generated net income of more than $318 million in the second quarter, up 13 percent from the same period last year. Revenue for the quarter grew 6 percent to…

July 22, 2014, 8:04 AM EDT

Office Depot's Review Follows Merger With OfficeMax Retailers combined forces in November

Office Depot’s creative and media review comes amid store closings at the retailer, which merged with OfficeMax late last year. The decision to close 400 stores by the end of 2016…

July 21, 2014, 1:06 PM EDT

Maurice Lévy Says Omnicom Merger Was 'Dream of My Life' Publicis Groupe boss acknowledges loss of face

Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Lévy opened up today at a Salesforce.com conference in Paris about the dashed hopes he had for his company’s merger with Omnicom Group—a failed initiative that…

June 26, 2014, 2:17 PM EDT

Sir Martin Sorrell Speaks From the Croisette on Publicis-Omnicom and Content And keeping an eye on the World Cup

CANNES, France—WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell, in a sitdown with Adweek in the sun-dappled MediaCom suite at the Martinez hotel, continued his dissection of the failed Publicis-Omnicom merger. "It didn't do…

June 20, 2014, 3:24 AM EDT

Publicis and Omnicom Call Quits on Merger Widely expected in recent weeks

What were they thinking in the first place? Now that Publicis Groupe and Omnicom have called off their $35 billion merger, the differences between the two companies as they attempted to…

May 8, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

On Q1 Earnings Call, Omnicom's Wren Addresses Merger Concerns Cites tax residency issues

While Omnicom reported first-quarter worldwide revenue rose 3 percent, the real news in the company’s call with investors was its cautious outlook about the merger prospects with Publicis Groupe. Omnicom chief…

April 22, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

Publicis Groupe Posts 3% Organic Growth in Q1 In interview, CEO Lévy shrugs off talk of merger troubles

Revenue at Publicis Groupe, driven largely by digital operations, rose more than 3 percent organically in the first quarter, a “marked improvement” from the fourth quarter when it was flat,…

April 17, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT

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