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Billboard Insider () provides news and analysis about the out of home advertising business. Dave Westburg & John Weller are the publishers.
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Insider has reported on  the Payroll Protection Program in which the SBA was tasked with supporting small businesses through a loan program that was ultimately funded to the tune of $659 billion. 
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Billboard Insider Aug 12
How has COVID impacted the spending of the US public out of home companies?  Here's Insider's analysis. Expenses Down 26% Now is not a good time to ask for a raise. 
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Billboard Insider Aug 12
In addition to running Oklahoma based LOOK Billboards Chris Cowlbeck is General Manager of the  Independent Billboard Operators Operators USA.  Insider caught up with Cowlback earlier this week. How has Covid impacted Look Billboards.  It's
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Billboard Insider Aug 11
Today’s podcast guest is Scott Lafoy a 35 year out of home veteran and CEO of Link Media Outdoor says Link Media is always looking for acquisitions and it's looking now.  Here are the highlights of our conversation.
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Billboard Insider Aug 10
After Taking a Pandemic Hit, Billboard Ad Companies See Signs of Hope.  The New York Times is accurate, informed and up to date.  Things have been bad but they are getting better.  Urban and transit systems still have a ways to go.
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Billboard Insider Aug 10
Who would think that the management of a major public out of home company would celebrate a 35% revenue decline but COVID has changed everyone's perspective. 
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Billboard Insider Aug 7
Lamar revenues declined 22% during the second quarter 2020.  Revenues have improved but the company projects revenues will be down 13-14% for the full year 2020.  Here are the results from Lamar's 2Q 2020 earnings release.
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Billboard Insider Aug 7
It's good to own small and middle markets was how you could summarize Lamar CEO Sean Reilly on yesterday's second quarter earnings call.  Here are some other Reilly comments.
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Billboard Insider Aug 6
The Spokesman Review reports that Lamar has removed controversial anti mask billboards in Spokane paid for by the John Birch society.   "The community was not super happy with that message. 
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Billboard Insider Aug 6
OUTFRONT's urban and transit plant had a 49% drop in revenue and cashflow during the second quarter of 2020 and CEO Jeremy Male expect third quarter revenues to be down 35-40% from the prior year. 
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Billboard Insider Aug 5
PJ Solomon issued its 2020 advertising trends reports yesterday.  Here's a page from the report summarizing 2020 forecasts for out of home.  Industry revenues will be down 15-20% in 2020. 
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Billboard Insider Aug 5
Marty Williamson represented BPS Outdoor has they closed on their sale over 600 faces in Georgia and Florida.  Insider visited with Marty on the transaction. Can
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Billboard Insider Aug 4
The entire OOH industry was deeply impacted by the news of John Savey's tragic passing.  Insider wanted to pass along a few of the many comments we received from those who knew John or were impacted by this tragedy.
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Billboard Insider Aug 4
Jean-Francois Decaux's comments on last seek's JCDecaux earnings call highlighted the uncertainty as to how fast transit and airport advertising markets will recover from covid. 
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Billboard Insider Aug 3
Company:  Lind Media Markets: Indiana, Ohio Headquarters: One Billboard Center, 409-411 North Main Street, Mansfield, OH  44902 Phone: 419-522-2600 Lind Media operates 1,600 billboards in 27 Ohio and Indiana counties.
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Billboard Insider Aug 3
By Paul Wright, founder and CEO of SignValue One of our consulting partners EY, recently published an article by their EYQ think tank titled “Beyond COVID-19:
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Billboard Insider Jul 31
JCDecaux released first half 2020 financials yesterday and the results weren't pretty for this urban out of home and transit advertising company.   We've translated the financials from euros to dollars. JCDecaux
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Billboard Insider Jul 31
Some reader comments on Lamar's decision to run Black Lives Matter copy on a billboard whose landowner was flying a confederate sign. An out of home exec says Lamar was right to run the ad. I agree with Lamar running the ad.
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Billboard Insider Jul 31
Never give your landlord the right to buy a billboard at replacement cost.  That's the lesson of Buffalo Ridge Corp v Lamar Advertising.  Here are the facts.
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Billboard Insider Jul 30
We've written before about the black lives matter billboard ad that went up on a Lamar billboard next to a confederate flag in Pittsboro, North Carolina. 
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