Publicis Revenue Up, Havas Down

new york Publicis Groupe said its 2005 revenue rose approximately 7.5 percent to slightly more than $5 billion, while its fourth-quarter revenue improved more than 13 percent year over year to $1.4 billion. Meanwhile, Havas closed out a tumultuous year of management changes and account losses by reporting 2005 revenue of approximately $1.75 billion, a 2 percent drop compared to 2004.