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WPP, the owner of the Ogilvy & Mather and MediaCom networks, has reported pre-tax profits of £1.30 billion in 2013, up 19 per cent year on year, as UK revenue climbed by 11 per cent.
Publicis Groupe, the owner of Saatchi & Saatchi and Starcom MediaVest Group, had a "record year" in 2013 with pre-tax income up nine per cent despite revenue softening in the final three months.
Havas has reported revenue of €514 million (£419.8 million) in the final three months of 2014, down two per cent year on year despite its UK businesses reporting an "excellent fourth quarter" with revenue up by 18 per cent.
Omnicom Group, the owner of the BBDO and OMD networks, has said its merger with Publicis Groupe might not take place until the third quarter of this year, as it reported its pre-tax income increased by less than one per cent in Q4.
DMG Media has reported that digital ad revenues for Mail Online increased by £5 million (48%) to £14 million in the last quarter, more than offsetting the £1 million drop in print ads at the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday.
Trinity Mirror has issued a profit upgrade after trading in November and December was better than anticipated.
Google's UK revenues reached $1.5 billion (£910.5 million) in the final three months of 2013, up 15.4 per cent year on year.
Global Radio increased its commercial revenues by five per cent year on year in the 12 months to 30 March 2013, but increased interest and charges caused its pre-tax losses to stretch by six per cent.
News UK, owner of The Times and The Sun newsbrands, has posted £100 million-worth of pre-tax losses for its subsidiaries for the year to 30 June.
Pre-tax profit at Mother Holdings fell nearly 20 per cent, from £6.9 million to £5.54 million, in 2012, after what the directors called "another challenging year".
Twitter's global revenue per visitor has rocketed 300 per cent over the past year, rising to 44 cents (27p) for each visitor to the site, up from 11 cents (7p), according to a new report.
Carat, Arena and UM London radio buyers praise the performances of Kiss and Absolute's brand extensions as well as the strong performance by the Capital network.
WPP, the owner of JWT and MediaCom, has reported revenue of £2.7 billion in the third quarter of 2013, up 7.4 per cent year on year, after UK revenues increased by 13.2 per cent.
Interpublic, the owner of McCann Worldwide and UM, has reported pre-tax profit of $77 million (£47.6m) of the third quarter of 2013, down 28.8 per cent year on year after conditions in Europe were "more challenging than had been expected" and the pay...
Publicis Groupe, the owner of Saatchi & Saatchi and Starcom Mediavest Group, has reported global revenue of €1.68 billion (£1.42 billion) in the three months to 30 September 2013, while in the UK its revenue increased by 7.1 per cent.
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