IPG “Owns” WPP and Omnicom…Not

Too Much to Swallow Posted by Hello

Filling in for the indomitable Stuart Elliott on The New York Times ad beat, consumer products reporter Melanie Warner, who made a name for herself at Fortune magazine, reports on the continuing woes of the world’s third largest ad/marketing conglomerate Interpublic Group. Unfortunately and erroneously, she listed as part of Interpublic’s holdings IPG’s main competitors’ Omnicom and WPP, the industry’s number one and two conglomerates.


Let’s see how long it takes for this to be corrected on The Times’s website.