- At IPG: Total salary and staff incentive expenses rose 12 percent to $1 billion.
- At WPP: The total number of employees increased 3.5% from December 2009 to 102,759,
- At Omnicom: Salary and service costs as a percentage of revenue increased 1.5% to about $2.2 billion.
It seems difficult to believe that the United States will continue to behave like an emerging market â€" growing this year, so far, for us at 8%, whilst GNP grows at 2%, ...This is what good times in the ad biz look like. So pass the Town Car vouchers, chop me up a line in the bathroom and call the escort service -- because it's 1998 all over again on Madison Avenue! Even IPG's PowerPoint From Hell is finally back in the black. It was last seen in positive territory in Q1 2009 -- eighteen long months ago:ori2uru, CC.