Daily Express owner Richard Desmond considered a takeover of Trinity Mirror and sought the advice of top Goldman Sachs banker Mike Sherwood on the possible deal earlier this year, Campaign can reveal.
The German supermarket Edeka has upped the ante in the competition for the saddest festive ad, with an film in which an old man resorts to drastic measures to bring his family together.
The Advertising Association has criticised a report by senior MPs that call for tougher controls on advertising unhealthy food and drink.
Brandalism, the anti-advertising movement, has installed more than 600 fake ads around the streets of Paris critiquing corporate sponsorship of a United Nations summit for climate change.
Richmond, the Kerry Foods-owned sausages brand, is helping parents keep track of their child's favourite toy with a chip they can add to the product and connect to with an app.
Anne-Cécile Michaud, the global chief strategy officer at Havas Media Group, argues that the long-term brand view is in danger of becoming forgotten about in our real-time digital world.
The three main reasons an ad is not viewable is if it disappears too quickly, appears below the page fold, or too little of it can be seen, according to Meetrics, the European ad verification company.
Dom Joly, the comedian best known for prank sketch show Trigger Happy TV, has co-written and stars in a NHS campaign to raise awareness about its 111 telephone number.
WPP's Group M has upgraded its forecasts for advertising revenue growth in UK to 7 per cent in both 2015 and 2016 as "bullish" adspend strongly outpaces economic growth.
Cinema ad revenues are set to smash expectations by jumping almost 23 per cent in the UK this year.
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Rachel Pashley, the global board planning director at J Walter Thompson, wonders where all the heroines are in advertising.
Matt Pye, the chief operating officer at Cheil UK, is set to leave the agency after five years.
Lifecake, the photograph sharing application owned by Canon, is bidding to tap into nostalgic affection for teddy bears as part of its new integrated campaign.
The UK media's industry's most innovative and exciting campaigns were on show last night at the Campaign Media Awards, as agencies and media owners came together to celebrate the best work of 2015.
The debate about art versus science in advertising is antiquated says the president, global clients, at VivaKi.
The John Lewis Christmas ad has knocked Sainsbury's off the top spot and is once again the most shared ad of the week online.
The Economist is dishing out free insect crepes in London today as part of an experiential campaign to promote the idea of solving world hunger with alternative protein sources.
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Agencies should stop playing by rules that have ceased to exist in the era of social and digital