Friday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-“The Board of Directors of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) declared a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per outstanding share of the corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on April 1, 2014 to Omnicom Group common shareholders of record at the close of business on March 4, 2014.”

-JCPenney, Johnson & Johnson, American Express, General Motors, Coldwell Banker, McDonald’s and Unilever (Dove and Lipton) are among those paying $1.7 million for putting out Oscars ads. link

-Dallas/Atlanta-based Sam2, a joint venture between Stephen Arnold Music and Gordon Smith Creative, has launched as a “new one-stop shop that offers clients both media strategy and marketing services” (see clip above).

-Here’s Campaign’s latest Super Bowl ad-filled viral chart. link

-R/GA folks offer their “FutureVision” on how “football will save the planet. link