Kerry Foods' April Redmond was happy to gamble on Hank Marvin - even if she didn't get it at first, John Tylee writes.
This week, Campaign is loving Mark Carroll, senior campaign manager, TMW. Here's why...
Agencies that lose their independence usually lose their mojo too. Johnny Hornby proposes an ownership model that enables them to flourish.
Agency creative departments may not be the laddish retreats they once were, but women recruits are neither rushing to break down their doors nor being welcomed inside. The still small list of female creative chiefs at Britain s major agencies is a sa...
DCM hopes its £200 million investment in technology will revolutionise cinema advertising. David Benady reports.
It may be more blessed to give than receive - but it's also less lucrative. So in that fine spirit we asked a host of agency folks, regardless of whether they have been naughty or nice in 2013, what they would ask for if Father Christmas (Sinterklaas...
The latest Group M adspend predictions suggest there may finally be light at the end of the tunnel. By Mark Banham.
As the FT prepares to launch a single global edition, its deputy chief executive and global commercial chief tells Arif Durrani why the newspaper is as relevant as ever.
Instead of folding its new acquisition into the main network, Publicis Groupe is eyeing expansion, Maisie McCabe writes.
A view from the top
I used the No 94 bus for ten years, had a driver for ten years and experienced every type of commute in between. Now, I have the best: by riverboat from Bankside to the Trinity Mirror offices in Canary Wharf - 20 minutes that put me in a good mood an...
History of Advertising in quite a few objects
History of Advertising No 86: Coca-Cola's Santa Claus It's bad enough being told Santa Claus doesn't exist. Even worse to hear that the jolly man in the red suit spreading joy to the world's children was the invention of Coca-Cola and its ad...
History of Advertising No 85: The 'I heart New York' logo The crumpled piece of paper that the designer Milton Glaser pulled from his pocket at New York's Wells Rich Greene agency one day in 1977 is now displayed at the city's Museum of Modern Art.
History of Advertising No 84: The world's first ad agency Madison Avenue's huge and prolonged influence on marketing communications across the world would lead most people to believe that ad agencies were a US invention. But that's not true.
History of Advertising No 83: Eglantyne Jebb's charity ads Eglantyne Jebb and Dr Thomas Barnardo might be called the parents of the deluge of charity ads that today scream for attention from TV screens, newspapers and the web.
History of Advertising No 82: Peterhouse Peterhouse, the University of Cambridge's oldest college, is probably better known for its famous graduates - Michael Portillo and Sam Mendes among them - than as a venue for bringing adland and its critics together.
A view from the bottom
Agency life moves at a ferocious pace. Especially if, like me, you split your time between new business and account management. After focusing on the impact of social media on elections during my politics degree and then spending a year helping start...
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