The Advertising Standards Authority has decided not to investigate the Sainsbury's Christmas ad despite 727 complaints that its depiction of the First World War was distasteful.
Ray Morgan, who has died aged 82, may have been credited with killing off the full-service agency. But he was a most unlikely assassin.
Grey London has appointed the Bartle Bogle Hegarty producer Glenn Paton to be its first head of film.
The advertising industry has seen a steady increase in the number of women in senior positions and people of ethnic minorities, according to the latest IPA Agency Census.
Cheil Worldwide has acquired a stake in Iris Worldwide in a deal that could value the agency at £80 million.
General Mills, the food company, is to consolidate the UK agency roster on its estimated £11 million account.
Dorchester Collection, which manages ten luxury hotels around the world, is looking for a creative agency.
Mattel, the toy-maker, is looking for a creative agency to handle its Barbie brand.
Sir John Hegarty and the investment specialist Tom Teichman are launching an incubator business called The Garage and have bought a townhouse in Soho to hothouse start-ups at seed stage.
Hive, the British Gas service that allows users to control their heating through online tools, has released a content brief to agencies.
The & Partnership is launching a content agency and has hired Conor McNicholas, the executive content director at Redwood BBDO and a former editor of NME and Top Gear, to run the new company.
Gravity Road, the agency founded by Mark Boyd and Mark Eaves, has hired Katie Lee, the managing director of Leo Burnett London, as its first managing director.
Cake, the digital, PR and content agency owned by Havas, has promoted Adrian Pettett, the co-founder and chief operating officer, to chief executive.
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Diana Tickell, the executive director of marketing at Barnardo's, has been named the chief executive of the industry charity Nabs.
Rapp has promoted Sid Gordon and Adam Rolfe to creative directors to expand its creative leadership team.
Saatchi & Saatchi, SapientNitro, Wieden & Kennedy and Iris emerged victorious at the annual awards for the marketing consultancy Oystercatchers last night.
Marks & Spencer has won Campaign's hotly contested battle of the Christmas ads, with over 30 per cent of the online votes.
Paul Hammersley, the chief executive of EDC UK, is leaving the agency group, following its operational separation from its sister agencies in North America.
Each year a group of neo-Nazis march through a small German town.
7Up Free, the sugar free lemon and lime fizzy drink owned by PepsiCo, is launching a global campaign featuring people with quirky interests, like urban knitting.
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