Publicis Groupe SA (PUBP.PA)
* Publicis, Unilever, Kion Q3 disappoint (Updates prices at close, adds detail and quote)
PARIS Advertising agency Publicis , facing fierce new competition from the growth in online advertising, posted third-quarter sales on Thursday that missed market forecasts and sent its shares lower.
* Publicis shares fall (Adds reference to Sky reviewing advertising)
LONDON, Oct 19 European shares edged down across most bourses and sectors on Thursday as a new batch of third-quarter results brought in some disappointments to investors, notably forecast misses from France's Publicis, Dutch-British Unilever and Germany's Kion.
PARIS Shares in Publicis fell on Thursday after the French advertising group posted third quarter sales that came in below market forecasts.
PARIS, Oct 19 Advertising group Publicis expressed confidence for the second half of 2017 despite what it called a "challenging environment" for clients, stating that doing more digital consultancy work would help deliver solid results.
PARIS, Oct 19 Advertising group Publicis said it expected to deliver stronger organic growth in the second half of 2017 after it benefited from another sequential rise in revenue in the third quarter, lifted by continued momentum in North America.
PARIS Shares in advertising group Publicis rose to the top of France's benchmark CAC-40 index on Wednesday, lifted by comments about consolidation in the industry made by the head of CapGemini , traders said.
PARIS, Sept 18 France's highest administrative court on Monday upheld a lower court's decision to cancel the concession for advertising on public benches and seats in Paris held by Somupi, a subsidiary of JCDecaux.
Growth in North American advertising spending in 2017 is being lifted by Canada's buoyant economy and is outpacing growth in Western and Central Europe where Britain's political and economic uncertainty has weighed, a leading forecaster said.