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Saturday, 29 August 2015

WPP pre-tax profits up 12% in Q2


WPP reported a 12% increase in pre-tax profits and an increase in like-for-like net sales of 2.3% to £5.04bn for the second quarter of 2015.

GfK sees moderate growth in first six months of 2015


The Group’s sales were €747.2m in the first six months of the year; an increase of 7.1% compared with the same period last year.

LivingLens secures £1m in series A funding


The video analysis software company has received funding from some of the original investors involved in the Collider Accelerator programme, as well as marketeers and financiers.

Nielsen Q2 revenues up at constant currency


Nielsen announced revenues of $1.6 billion for the second quarter of 2015.

Instagram US mobile ad revenue set to overtake Google and Twitter


New analysis forecasts that the social network’s global mobile ad revenues will rise to $2.81bn by 2017.

KnowledgeHound raises $1.2m seed funding


US — Market research software company KnowledgeHound has announced it has closed a $1.2 million seed round.

Rentrak revenue increase driven by TV Everywhere


The media measurement service has seen a 23% increase in revenues, largely down to a 49% revenue increase for its multi platform measurement product, TV Everywhere.

ComScore records 14% revenue increase in Q2


ComScore’s GAAP revenues for the second quarter of 2015 were $91.4m, an increase of 14% compared with the same period last year.

Ebiquity announces 11% revenue increase


The company’s full year results for year ended 30 April 2015 showed an increase in revenue from £68.5m in 2014 to £76.3m.

BrainJuicer sees overheads grow faster than revenue


Recruitment and one-off costs during the first half of the year led to pre-tax profit being approximately 25% lower than during the same period in 2014.

LRW gets capital injection from Tailwind


Market research and data analytics company Lieberman Research Worldwide (LRW) has announced it has partnered with private equity firm Tailwind Capital for capital growth.