Holding companies have been spending hefty amounts on snapping up ad agencies to fill gaps in their capabilities or regional offerings. Why do some deals enrich all parties while others end up in write-downs or the courts?
It is fitting that Campaign is following an issue on the future of work with one on the ethics of the internet. The two are intrinsically linked.
Mid-way through Campaign's audience with Publicis Groupe's Maurice Lévy a heavily French-accented voice exclaims, "Now it is time for the real boss to arrive."
Grassroots movements aren't what they used to be. I'm barely over finding out a PR agency had a hand in the supposed spontaneous campaign to bring back the Wispa bar in 2007...
Carla Serrano explains the thinking behind Marcel, Publicis Groupe's controversial AI platform.
Publicis Groupe has launched an incubator to test the types of services its artificial-intelligence platform, Marcel, will offer brands.
Publicis Groupe is introducing a new regional structure that will give executives responsibility across all of its disciplines and has charged Steve King with running the UK.
When entrepreneurial ad execs launch their own shops, the last thing they want to talk about is making money.
Mother has appointed Ana Balarin, Chris Gallery, Hermeti Balarin, and Katie Mackay as equity partners of its London agency to lead the shop in its next stage of evolution.
Publicis Groupe has expanded the responsibilities of secretary general Anne-Gabrielle Heilbronner to include CSR and The Women's Forum for the Economy and Society.
Conor McNicholas has left The & Partnership, as its content agency AllTogetherNow moves into its ad shop CHI & Partners.
Richemont, the Swiss-based luxury goods company, has appointed MediaCom to its $400m (£304m) global media planning and buying account, ending its relationship with Publicis Media.
Facebook's ad revenue surged by almost 50% year on year in the second quarter of 2017 to $9.2bn (£7bn), as its profits climbed 71%, but the platform warned the rise of video on the platform could slow growth.
ITV's TV ad revenue declined by 7% year on year between March and June 2017, although that was a slight improvement on the 9% decline reported in the first three months.
The industry is expected to see new rules on gender stereotyping in advertising following the release of an ASA report. It's about time.
George Osborne, the editor of the London Evening Standard, has implored the advertising industry to make its voice heard during the Brexit negotiations.
In a post-privacy world, man and machine are getting to know us all better. Being surprised by what people think might be a thing of the past.
Maurice Lévy, the chairman of Publicis Groupe's supervisory board and former chief executive of the French ad giant, has said he was surprised the group's shock move to pull out of creative awards did not cause more controversy.
Less than a quarter of women (22%) wish more women of colour were in positions of power, despite more than 50% believing in the importance of having a diverse leadership to learn from, new research has found.
Weber Shandwick London was the only UK agency to make this year's Cannes Lions shortlist for an ActionAid ad promoting awareness of female genital mutilation.