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ZenithOptimedia's chief Grant Millar to chair Media360

ZenithOptimedia's chief Grant Millar to chair Media360

Grant Millar, the chief executive of ZenithOptimeda, will chair this year's Media360 on 4 and 5 June, the annual gathering for clients and media practitioners.

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Fold7 splits with Gocompare.com amid talk of Gio Compario's return

Fold7 splits with Gocompare.com amid talk of Gio Compario's return

Fold7 is splitting with Gocompare.com as the insurance-comparison site mulls bringing back its opera-singing mascot, Gio Compario.

 
 
Campaign Viral Chart: Orange is the New Black trailer takes top spot

Campaign Viral Chart: Orange is the New Black trailer takes top spot

The Netflix trailer for the third series of American comedy-drama Orange is the New Black has made it to the top of the Campaign Viral Chart this week.

 
 
Publicis Blueprint loses founding client Asda

Publicis Blueprint loses founding client Asda

Publicis Blueprint has lost Asda, its founding client, after 16 years.

 
 
Ronseal claims to ditch 'does exactly what it says on the tin' strapline

Ronseal claims to ditch 'does exactly what it says on the tin' strapline

Ronseal claims to abandon its enduring "does exactly what it says on the tin" logo for the sake of correctness in its latest campaign.

 
 
Ewan McGregor parodies ad industry in BT campaign

Ewan McGregor parodies ad industry in BT campaign

Actor Ewan McGregor stars in the latest BT advertising campaign, which parodies the process of making an ad.

 
 
Kathmandu to sponsor Discovery Networks adventure shows

Kathmandu to sponsor Discovery Networks adventure shows

Kathmandu, the outdoor clothing and camping retailer, is sponsoring adventure shows on the Discovery Channel, Quest, and DMAX.

 
 
Watch: How does advertising work?

Watch: How does advertising work?

Opinions clashed last week as advertising veterans debated that age old question: How does advertising work?

 
 
Careers advisor tells young to deal drugs in jobseekers campaign

Careers advisor tells young to deal drugs in jobseekers campaign

A careers advisor suggests young jobseekers to try dealing drugs in a new film for the youth employment charity Circle.

 
 
OgilvyOne wins global Ikea brief

OgilvyOne wins global Ikea brief

OgilvyOne UK has been appointed by Inter Ikea Systems to work on in-store and online experiences for the brand's stores across the world.

 
 
Last Action Hero Standing: The Campaign Poll

Last Action Hero Standing: The Campaign Poll

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone's rivalry spans decades but has mellowed as the stars have aged. Campaign attempted to reignite the conflict by pitting the pair's recent UK ads against each other.

 
 
Robertson steps down as co-president of Havas Worldwide

Robertson steps down as co-president of Havas Worldwide

Kate Robertson is stepping down from her role as the UK group chairman and global co-president of Havas Worldwide after 12 years to focus on developing the One Young World forum.

 
 
Joint captures Thatchers brief

Joint captures Thatchers brief

Thatchers, the Somerset- based cider manufacturer, has appointed Joint to its advertising account after a competitive pitch.

 
 
Creative chief Matt Batten to step down from Wunderman

Creative chief Matt Batten to step down from Wunderman

Matt Batten, Wunderman UK's chief creative officer, is set to leave the agency "to pursue new opportunities".

 
 
WPP shops collaborate on M&S brief

WPP shops collaborate on M&S brief

WPP has asked its creative agencies to submit ideas for Marks & Spencer's 2015 Christmas campaign to help Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R crack the brief.

 
 
BBDO and OMD scoop global Bacardi task

BBDO and OMD scoop global Bacardi task

Bacardi is consolidating its global advertising, media and digital work into BBDO and OMD.

 
 
Morrisons postpones integrated campaign

Morrisons postpones integrated campaign

Morrisons has postponed a major integrated campaign that was due to be released on 28 March.

 
 
AOL and Group M link up for original shows

AOL and Group M link up for original shows

AOL has partnered with Group M Entertainment to produce online shows.

 
 
Ad budgets rise for tenth quarter

Ad budgets rise for tenth quarter

Confidence remained high among UK marketers in the first three months of 2015, with budgets increasing for the tenth consecutive quarter, the latest IPA Bellwether Report shows.

 
 
Suntory reviews €100m media business

Suntory reviews €100m media business

MediaCom on alert in the UK as the owner of Lucozade and Ribena rethinks €100m business.

 
 
Unilever appoints M&C Saatchi for Toni & Guy

Unilever appoints M&C Saatchi for Toni & Guy

Unilever has appointed M&C Saatchi to handle digital communications for its Toni & Guy haircare brand.

 
 

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