Campaign: Agencies
January 22, 2017
 

THIS WEEK'S HIGHLIGHTS

Sainsbury's unveils 'step change' in advertising with new food campaign
Sainsbury's unveils 'step change' in advertising with new food campaign

Kate Magee

Sainsbury's has unveiled an energetic and joyful food-focused campaign that marks a "step change" in its advertising strategy.

 
IPA and production company row gathers steam
IPA and production company row gathers steam

Brittaney Kiefer

A further 36 production companies have put their weight behind a call for agencies to avoid a "rigged" bidding system.

 
IPA criticises 'unreasonable' production companies over rigged pitch concerns
IPA criticises 'unreasonable' production companies over rigged pitch concerns

Brittaney Kiefer

The IPA has said it is "unreasonable" to suggest agencies should not pitch against production companies for the same work.

 
Production companies hit out at IPA in escalating row
Production companies hit out at IPA in escalating row

Brittaney Kiefer

Academy, Blink, Rattling Stick and RSA Films are among 15 production companies that have hit out at the IPA's suggestion that ad agencies should be allowed to compete against them in the same pitch.

 
Santander turns to user generated content in multi-channel campaign
Santander turns to user generated content in multi-channel campaign

Simon Gwynn

Santander is aiming to tap into the adage that "money cannot buy you happiness" in a push it says marks the first time a UK bank has built a campaign around user-generated content.

 
Lucky Generals to expand with investment from TBWA
Lucky Generals to expand with investment from TBWA

Maisie McCabe

Omnicom's proposed purchase of a strategic stake in Lucky Generals would see it become a separate shop within the TBWA network along the lines of 180 Amsterdam and 180 Los Angeles.

 
Embattled RKCR/Y&R rebrands as Y&R London
Embattled RKCR/Y&R rebrands as Y&R London

Omar Oakes

Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R has rebranded to Y&R London, 18 years after WPP acquired RKCR.

 
Moneysupermarket.com tops ASA's most complained about ads for second year running
Moneysupermarket.com tops ASA's most complained about ads for second year running

Omar Oakes

Moneysupermarket.com's advertising was the most complained about for the second year running, according to the Advertising Standards Authority.

 
67 agencies named on government's tactical roster
67 agencies named on government's tactical roster

Omar Oakes & Sam Burne James

The Cabinet Office has confirmed the second and final list of agencies on its new "communications services" roster for tactical campaigns.

 
Bedwood and Silcox open creative shop
Bedwood and Silcox open creative shop

Gurjit Degun

Dave Bedwood and Ben Silcox, former AnalogFolk London creative partner and chief data officer respectively, have launched an agency called Cauliflower.

 
Lucky Generals promotes James Fox to new MD role
Lucky Generals promotes James Fox to new MD role

Omar Oakes

Lucky Generals has promoted business director James Fox, who becomes the agency's first managing director since launching in 2013.

 
Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 to air first ad live from inside human body
Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 to air first ad live from inside human body

Matthew Chapman

Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 will air a colonoscopy in what will be the world's first TV ad shot live from inside the human body.

 
Gillian Anderson and Nicola Adams join to push for mental health cure
Gillian Anderson and Nicola Adams join to push for mental health cure

Maisie McCabe

MQ, the mental health research charity, has launched a star-studded campaign featuring actor Gillian Anderson and boxer Nicola Adams to encourage people to give a **** about mental health.

 
Sorrell: Davos 'bubble' failed to predict Trump victory
Sorrell: Davos 'bubble' failed to predict Trump victory

Omar Oakes

The world's business elite failed to predict Donald Trump's US election victory because they are in a Davos "bubble", Sir Martin Sorell said this morning.

 
Alison Hoad takes BBH chief strategy officer role
Alison Hoad takes BBH chief strategy officer role

Kate Magee

Bartle Bogle Hegarty has appointed Alison Hoad, former vice-chairman at Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, as its UK chief strategy officer.

 
Lévy tips Publicis Groupe to name insider as his successor
Lévy tips Publicis Groupe to name insider as his successor

Gideon Spanier

Maurice Lévy has declared his successor will be an insider and suggested Publicis Groupe is close to naming "him".

 
Labour lays into Tory handling of the NHS in first film by Krow
Labour lays into Tory handling of the NHS in first film by Krow

Simon Gwynn

The Labour party's new political party broadcast features a woman walking around an empty hospital in an effort to draw attention to what critics of the government are calling a crisis in the National Health Service.

 
The Thinkboxes: November/December 2016 shortlist
Promoted
The Thinkboxes: November/December 2016 shortlist

Thinkbox

Which TV adverts made the shortlist this month?

 
Tips from the top with Peter Souter
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Tips from the top with Peter Souter

Eleanor Hawkins

In Campaign's new video series, created in partnership with RedSofa, we speak to the influencers at the top of their game for tips to help aspiring creatives, copywriters and art directors climb up the ladder and up their ad-game.

 
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