David Blecken
Aug 9, 2018

Dentsu revenue up but profits down, plans structural change

The company is looking to become more agile under challenging conditions.

Dentsu's Tokyo headquarters. Photo: Dentsu

Dentsu Group saw operating profit fall 5.6% to 40.5 billion yen US$365.2 million year-on-year for the first half of 2018, with net profit down 62.9% to 10.8 billion yen US$97.4 million.

Underlying operating profit fell 1.8% to 60.9 billion yen US$549.2 million, while underlying net profit was down 19.8% to 31.6 billion yen US$285 million. 

The company posted revenue growth of 7.6%4.7% for...

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