Financial Times sorry for false report of Publicis, Interpublic deal

It appears two of the largest advertising and PR holding companies are not locked in merger talks, despite a report from the Financial Times.

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“Apologies, but our usually knowledgeable sources turned out to be lacking on this occasion,” FT said in an update to the post, which it has not removed from its site.

The update came after Publicis issued a statement refuting the details of the post.

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