Tag Archives: Adventis Group

It would be nice if sector share prices anticipated economic trends

There is some evidence – but not a lot – that the stock market anticipates trends in economic activity, pruning back share prices when a downturn is expected and cautiously lifting those prices back upwards when better times are seen to be on the horizon.

Read more on It would be nice if sector share prices anticipated economic trends…

As the global giants grow, is it simply gravitation towards the strong?

Today’s report that publicly listed marketing groups around the world enjoyed increasing revenues and profits last year comes as something of a surprise amidst the all-pervading economic gloom.

But perhaps it is no more than confirmation that customers take shelter with strong suppliers in times of financial stress and, by implication, regard publicly listed groups as being stronger than others.

Read more on As the global giants grow, is it simply gravitation towards the strong?…

The economic winter takes its toll

We may be looking forward to spring, but in economic terms we are still in the depths of winter.  Weak companies, made more vulnerable by the cold winds of recession, have been eager to find warmer homes.

Read more on The economic winter takes its toll…

What Adventis and Media Square have in common

It may not be apparent at first sight, but two companies that reported poor results last week have several things in common – losses and heavy bank debts being just two.

When you look more closely at Adventis Group and Media Square, what do you see?  Sadly in both cases, they comprise a hotchpotch of marketing businesses none of which really sets one alight with excitement at either its creative calibre or client quality.

Read more on What Adventis and Media Square have in common…

UK’s public marketing agencies see profits rise 52%

It may not feel as if business activity is recovering, but if the results from a recent batch of publicly listed marketing agencies are anything to go by there are distinct signs that the worst is over.

Read more on UK’s public marketing agencies see profits rise 52%…

Niche nightmare for Adventis

The beauty of occupying niche markets is that it should be possible to offer more focussed and knowledgeable solutions to clients than are available from competitors.   However, if most of the occupied niches are especially vulnerable to the same external forces like recession, you finish up in the predicament now faced by Adventis Group.

Read more on Niche nightmare for Adventis…

Latest jobs Jobs web feed