The Week: City News - Publicis posts revenue rise

Publicis posted an organic growth rate of just 0.5 per cent for the second quarter of this year. The group blamed client losses and slow performance in the US for the results, which included declines of 1.1 per cent in Europe and 0.6 per cent in North America for the quarter. Revenues were up 6 per cent in the first half of this year to EUR2.25 billion.