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Wednesday, 01 April 2015

Chime reports 10% growth in operating profits with revenue up for CIE


Chime Communications saw like for like operating income grow 6% to £198.9m, profits increase 10% and pre-tax profits rise 6% to £30.1m in 2014.

Join the Dots revenue up 25% for 2014


Consumer insight agency Join the Dots has announced annual revenue of £6.1 million for 2014 – an increase of 25% on last year.

YouGov revenue up 11%


First half revenue recorded as £36.2m, up from £32.6m, and profit before tax reported as £16,000.

Surveypal secures $1m investment


The online customer survey platform has received a $1m extended seed investment for expansion into North America.

Verve adds to its board following investment


Geoff Westmore and Neil Brown have joined the Verve board following an investment by London-based Subito partners.

BDRC turnover and profits up for 2014


Market research company BDRC Group has reported turnover up 17.8% to £24.5m and gross profits up 19.4% for the financial year to end of September 2014.

Nielsen revenue up 10.3% for 2014


Nielsen has reported revenues up 10.3% to $6.3 billion for 2014, or 12.4% increase at constant currency.

Gartner's 2014 revenues up 13%


Gartner has released its financial results for Q4 and full year 2014, showing a 13% increase over 2013’s revenues.

Rentrak's TV Everywhere business up 76% in Q3


Media measurement company Rentrak has reported revenues up 76% for its TV Everywhere business for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015 to $14.8m.

UK bank brands lose out to Chinese


The UK’s bank brands collectively lost 3% of their value according to the Brand Finance Banking 500 while Chinese brands overtook many major western brands.

Trinity McQueen sees strong growth


Results for the year ending September 2014 show a growth in turnover of 17% to £3.98m.

Revenues flat for BrainJuicer in 2014


Online market research agency BrainJuicer has reported revenue growth of 1% to £24.65m for the 2014 financial year, although its pre-tax profits rose 21% to £4.29m.

GfK grows margin despite drop in sales


2014 saw the company’s sales decline by 2.8% to €1.45m, but its margin grew from 12.1% to 12.3%.

WPP reports record annual profits


Advertising giant WPP has reported a 12% rise in 2014 pre-tax profits to £1.45 billion and revenues up 4.6% to £11.53bn.

Macromill reports 44% revenue increase


The global consumer insight and marketing analytics company posted a revenue increase of 44% to €178m in 2014, following its merger with MetrixLab.

Meetrics secures further investment for ad visibility measurement


The ad visibility measurement company has just closed a seven figure second financing round to accelerate its growth.

Kadence International records significant growth


The agency, which was acquired by Japan’s Cross Marketing Group in November 2014, saw half year revenues of $16m - a 14% increase year on year.

Q3 dip at Creston due to health budget cuts


Marketing communications group Creston has reported lower Q3 results with revenue up just 1% on the previous period citing client budget cuts and project delays in the UK health business.