Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, Michael Roth, the chief executive of Interpublic, and Rémi Babinet, the...
Currys PC World "we start with you" by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO Currys PC World has launched a brand campaign ahead of Christmas with the strapline: "We start with you." It was created by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, which took over the account for the Dixons-owned retailer...
O2 "planner" by VCCP O2 has launched a TV campaign to promote its latest technologies and its O2 Gurus, who offer help to customers in stores and online. VCCP created the campaign, which is aimed at both businesses and...
118 118 Money "forklift" by Watermill 118 118 has moved into money lending and brought its moustachioed mascots along for the ride. The TV ad, by Watermill, features 118 118 s runners who are no bigger than dormice here driving miniature...
Coors Light "frozen pint" by VCCP Jean-Claude Van Damme gives viewers a peek inside his ice bar (which he built with his bare hands in a previous ad) in a new spot for Coors Light. VCCP created the online ad, which...
Turkish Airlines "widen your world" by Crispin Porter & Bogusky London Turkish Airlines has released a global print and poster campaign emphasising its luxury. Crispin Porter Bogusky London created the work, whose focus includes the airline s Istanbul departure lounge and the fact that its fleet...
Having resisted publishing his memoirs until after the death of Margaret Thatcher, Lord Bell has finally spilled the beans on his life in advertising and beyond, including that tempestuous relationship with the Saatchis. John Tylee speaks to him abou...
The Anomaly global chief, Carl Johnson, on how he plans to turn the London operation around. By Kate Magee.
Brands will only be able to share content on the app with followers, but potential reach is enormous, asks David Benady.
The social network's regional director of UK and Ireland tells Arif Durrani why it is a force to be reckoned with in digital video.
Features & Analysis
Poor staff retention rates can be expensive, and agencies must try harder to hang on to their star players. John Tylee reports from the IPA Adaptathon.
Bruce Daisley, who co-chaired the 2014 Media Week Awards judging, reflects on three months of hard graft and inspiration
We all know the dangers of a one-dimensional workforce, so full credit to ITV2 for appointing Commercial Break to respond to a youth-focused brief. The not-for-profit organisation is challenging the traditional recruitment process by giving 18- to 24...
Could the tech company's escalating wrangle with German newspapers impact the UK industry, David Benady asks.
Sir Martin Sorrell raised the thorny issue of intellectual property in a piece he wrote last week for the launch of Campaign US. He said it was disturbing that agencies are forced to "assume unlimited intellectual property liability. In essence, we a...
The work of a strategist is a never-ending process that is constantly evolving as new problems occur and unforeseen dramas take place, Tracey Follows suggests.
Radio is facing up well to new digital challengers, but budgets and listening figures don't tally, David Benady says.
Nigel Walley thinks there is room for ads in pay-TV set-top boxes, while TV VoD should be sold separately in ad deals.
Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 10 October, and one thing we didn't...
Robert Senior offers a few hints to John Tylee about the future philosophy of SSF Group as he prepares to take the hot seat at the global network.
The director Ringan Ledwidge and Now's creative director, Steve Paskin, tell Kate Magee about the fight for great work.
Lake Capital's acquisition of Engine is no get-rich-quick scheme, according to Terry Graunke, whose marketing pedigree appears to set him apart from the average corporate raider. By John Tylee.
No shortage of blood, sweat and tears went into JWT London's new campaign for Canon, Russell Ramsey writes.
Opinion & blogs
There's been an awful lot of heat generated over the past week about a piece written in Adweek, by Grey's newly promoted chairman Nils Leonard, on the subject of the creative of the future.
Was the John Lewis boss, Andy Street, deliberately trying to manage expectations of its Christmas ad campaign with his comments at the recent World Retail Congress? Street - who, later on the train home, managed to offend the French by telling a jour...
The celebration this week of ten years of the Internet Advertising Bureau's Engage conference serves as a reminder of just how fast the digital media landscape has developed.
We Aussies like to believe that we punch above our weight on the world stage. Our designers, such as Marc Newson, have reached the upper echelons of their craft. Our actors, such as Geoffrey Rush, Cate Blanchett and, ahem, Jason Donovan, are among th...
In a recent Tech viewpoint, Rightster s Charlie Muirhead quite rightly pointed out that the "success of one channel needn t come at the expense of another". Shortly after this, we did some research that provided proof of his assertion. The numbers ...
So Grey has set up a Fight Club.
Zoe Osmond (centre) bids farewell to the team at Nabs after four years at the charity. Russell Brand stops to have his picture taken with Somethin Else after recording an audio version of his new book, which is on sale for 20. Cla...
Cheer up, Gemma Corker (right), a creative producer at Publicis London your concoction has been named the best-decorated cake at Oystercatchers Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning competition. Two great creative minds the director, s...
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BBC Music is launching an epic three-minute ad featuring 27 musicians including Sir Elton John, Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder to promote all of the corporation's music content in a single ad for the first time.
New York - Sir John Hegarty, co-founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) is asked one question about data and creativity.
Diageo's global managing director, James Thompson, says branded content lets brands tell a story in a way that ads don't allow.
The BBDO worldwide chief executive has long seemed destined for even greater things, Claire Beale writes. Yet, after ten years at the helm, Andrew Robertson still sounds like a man consumed by the job at hand.
Campaign takes a look at the actor Jean Claude Van Damme's greatest ads.
Agencies need to take a more holistic approach to creativity in order to keep up with the pace of change, stay relevant and produce top work.
While the need for commercial impact remains largely unchanged, creativity has taken on new forms thanks to technology.
By embracing data analytics, and being prepared to fail occasionally, we can effectively solve brands' creative problems.
We have more tools at our disposal than ever, but we must not lose sight of the consumer and the product in the rush to perform.
The combination of insightful data and great creative is a potent one, especially when it is applied to the feature-rich world of mobile.
Agencies know they must keep changing, but they need to bring clients with them.
2014 IPA Effectiveness Awards shortlist spotlight: Specsavers 'Using advertising to build a business over three decades'
Analysing 30 years of advertising, including the long-running 'should have gone to Specsavers' concept, that has delivered an ROMI of 1.29:1.