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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 branched out from directory assistance and into money lending, and has brought its moustachioed mascots along for the ride. Watermill created the TV campaign for 118 118 Money. The ad opens with...

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...

KFC "fans" by Bartle Bogle Hegarty KFC has released a national TV campaign promoting its new Colonel s Brownie Bucket. Bartle Bogle Hegarty created the spot, in which a family who are divided by their support for Stirling Albion and Dunfermline...

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This charming man

This charming man

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...

 
 
Standing out from the crowd

Standing out from the crowd

The Anomaly global chief, Carl Johnson, on how he plans to turn the London operation around. By Kate Magee.

 
 
Excellence: we're coming for you

Excellence: we're coming for you

 
 
Is Snapchat good for advertisers?

Is Snapchat good for advertisers?

Brands will only be able to share content on the app with followers, but potential reach is enormous, asks David Benady.

 
 
Facebook takes on YouTube's video dominance

Facebook takes on YouTube's video dominance

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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.

 
 
Are attack ads ever the right thing to do?

Are attack ads ever the right thing to do?

 
 
 
Link to Bullmore Bot: random gems of wisdom from adland's agony uncle, Jeremy Bullmore

Features & Analysis

Talent turnover is costing ad industry dear

Talent turnover is costing ad industry dear

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.

 
 
Media awards herald era of creative bravery

Media awards herald era of creative bravery

Bruce Daisley, who co-chaired the 2014 Media Week Awards judging, reflects on three months of hard graft and inspiration

 
 
Things we like: ITV2 giving young people a shot at advertising

Things we like: ITV2 giving young people a shot at advertising

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...

 
 
Publishers keep tabs on Google's latest skirmish

Publishers keep tabs on Google's latest skirmish

Could the tech company's escalating wrangle with German newspapers impact the UK industry, David Benady asks.

 
 
Should agencies assume all IP liability?

Should agencies assume all IP liability?

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...

 
 
Why strategy should be seen as a soap opera

Why strategy should be seen as a soap opera

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.

 
 
Does radio deserve more spend?

Does radio deserve more spend?

Radio is facing up well to new digital challengers, but budgets and listening figures don't tally, David Benady says.

 
 
Opportunities for brands as VoD sector evolves

Opportunities for brands as VoD sector evolves

Nigel Walley thinks there is room for ads in pay-TV set-top boxes, while TV VoD should be sold separately in ad deals.

 
 
Things we like: C4's hard-hitting best, Pride of Britain, Asimo coming to UK

Things we like: C4's hard-hitting best, Pride of Britain, Asimo coming to UK

Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 10 October, and one thing we didn't...

 
 
On top of the world

On top of the world

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.

 
 
Ledwidge spearheads crusade for creativity

Ledwidge spearheads crusade for creativity

The director Ringan Ledwidge and Now's creative director, Steve Paskin, tell Kate Magee about the fight for great work.

 
 
The new Engine driver

The new Engine driver

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.

 
 
The beauty behind the bloodbath

The beauty behind the bloodbath

No shortage of blood, sweat and tears went into JWT London's new campaign for Canon, Russell Ramsey writes.

 
 

Opinion & blogs

Gender always causes a stir, no less so in adland

Gender always causes a stir, no less so in adland

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.

 
 
John Lewis has a fight on its hands this Christmas

John Lewis has a fight on its hands this Christmas

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...

 
 
As the internet comes of age, it is up to agencies to really show their worth

As the internet comes of age, it is up to agencies to really show their worth

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.

 
 
Global viewpoint from Sydney

Global viewpoint from Sydney

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...

 
 
Tech viewpoint on TV on command

Tech viewpoint on TV on command

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 ...

 
 

Diary

Diary: Could Leonard be the next Tyler Durden?

Diary: Could Leonard be the next Tyler Durden?

So Grey has set up a Fight Club.

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

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...

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

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...

 
 

Watch: the worst things that have happened to me at Cannes

Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, Michael Roth, the chief executive of Interpublic, and Rémi Babinet, the...


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BBC Music unites Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder and Elton John for epic ad

BBC Music unites Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder and Elton John for epic ad

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.

 
 
Sir John Hegarty - data has never created wealth

Sir John Hegarty - data has never created wealth

New York - Sir John Hegarty, co-founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) is asked one question about data and creativity.

 
 
Branded Content sends messages ads cannot, Diageo boss says

Branded Content sends messages ads cannot, Diageo boss says

Diageo's global managing director, James Thompson, says branded content lets brands tell a story in a way that ads don't allow.

 
 
It's still the work, the work, the work for Robertson

It's still the work, the work, the work for Robertson

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.

 
 
Jean Claude Van Damme's most epic ads

Jean Claude Van Damme's most epic ads

Campaign takes a look at the actor Jean Claude Van Damme's greatest ads.

 
 

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Creativity: Create and grow

Creativity: Create and grow

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.

 
 
Creativity: The happiest accidents

Creativity: The happiest accidents

By embracing data analytics, and being prepared to fail occasionally, we can effectively solve brands' creative problems.

 
 
Creativity: Technology as creative catalyst

Creativity: Technology as creative catalyst

While the need for commercial impact remains largely unchanged, creativity has taken on new forms thanks to technology.

 
 
Creativity: A perfect operating system

Creativity: A perfect operating system

The combination of insightful data and great creative is a potent one, especially when it is applied to the feature-rich world of mobile.

 
 
Creativity: Too fast to create

Creativity: Too fast to create

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.

 
 
Creativity reimagined

Creativity reimagined

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'

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.