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Post Office reviews advertising, DM and digital accounts

Post Office reviews advertising, DM and digital accounts

The Post Office is preparing to review its advertising, direct and digital accounts through the Crown Commercial Service, which has approached agencies on the Government's creative framework.

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British Airways moves paid search account to Forward3D

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Forward3D, the digital agency, has been appointed to handle British Airways' global paid search activity, following a pitch process run by the airline's internal marketing team.

 
 
Evian baby Spider-Man 'rescues' fans with Twitter answers

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Reckitt kicks off Euro digital pitch

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YouTube reveals user habits to appeal to 'older' marketers

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