UK advertising spend grew last year at its highest rate since 2010 and is forecast to exceed £20 billion next year, according to a report released today.
Google has today launched its "programmatic playbook", a guide for advertisers who may be wary of programmatic campaigns.
The International Advertising Association and Effie Worldwide have teamed up for the Global Effie Awards.
Shell's new cinema campaign seeks to match the special effects of the blockbusters it precedes by pitting a gargantuan gunk monster against a car.
Cancer Research UK is putting its creative account out to pitch ahead of a new brand campaign in 2016.
In the pantheon of annoying ads, GoCompare.com's Gio Compario stands tall with WeBuyAnyCar.com's hard house jingle and those Halifax spots set in a radio station.
One Two Four, the content agency, has appointed Matthew Robinson, the client services director at AMV BBDO, as its group development director.
Publicis Groupe's UK revenue declined by 4.2 per cent in the first three months of 2015, despite overall revenues climbing 32 per cent following the Sapient acquisition.
Sky has reported operating profit of £1.03 billion for the nine months to the end of March 2015, up 20 per cent year on year as ad revenue climbed 6 per cent.
76 Ltd, the production company, has signed two new directors, Russell Bates and Patrik Bergh, to its portfolio.
AOL has hired Alex Macnamara, the managing director of Tremor Video, for its newly created role of head of multinational sales in London.
Free-to-air commercial TV in Europe is experiencing a decline in adspend with fewer young people tuning in and greater competition from Pay TV broadcasters, according to Enders Analysis.
Trebor's new TV ad, its first in more than a decade, explains why choosing between the brand's soft and extra strong mints is a matter of family honour.
Diet Coke has moved its ad account out of BETC London just three months after it unveiled its new creative campaign.
Healthspan, the vitamins and supplements brand, has appointed Antidote to their £12m ad account.
Publicis Chemistry has appointed Emma Rush, the former chief executive of direct marketing agency TBCH, as its head of client services.
Britain's Got Talent boasted even higher ratings on Saturday than its launch the week before, with 11.7 million viewers watching during its peak.
Glaswegian creative agency Dog has launched an office in Jakarta to service existing clients and to help grow the business across the Southeast Asian markets.
Johnny Hardstaff, a director at Ridley Scott Associates who last year made ads for Kenco and The Royal Marines, is moving to Academy.
D&AD Judging Week began yesterday, taking over the Truman Brewery on Brick Lane.
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.
Fold7 is splitting with Gocompare.com as the insurance-comparison site mulls bringing back its opera-singing mascot, Gio Compario.
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 has lost Asda, its founding client, after 16 years.
Ronseal claims to abandon its enduring "does exactly what it says on the tin" logo for the sake of correctness in its latest campaign.
Actor Ewan McGregor stars in the latest BT advertising campaign, which parodies the process of making an ad.
Kathmandu, the outdoor clothing and camping retailer, is sponsoring adventure shows on the Discovery Channel, Quest, and DMAX.
Opinions clashed last week as advertising veterans debated that age old question: How does advertising work?
Bloomberg Media today announced Microsoft as its advertising partner for the Bloomberg Hub, its news and data installation at London City Airport.
A careers advisor suggests young jobseekers to try dealing drugs in a new film for the youth employment charity Circle.
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.
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.
Starcom MediaVest Group has appointed Adam Hancox to the role of programmatic associate director.
Spike UK, the new Viacom channel, launched last night and attracted an average of 89,000 viewers - a 0.67 per cent share of the overall audience.
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.
Thatchers, the Somerset- based cider manufacturer, has appointed Joint to its advertising account after a competitive pitch.
Matt Batten, Wunderman UK's chief creative officer, is set to leave the agency "to pursue new opportunities".
- Senior Marketing Manager Cutis Developments £50,000 - £60,000 per annum , Victoria, London (Greater)
- Display Account Manager Aspire £200 - £250 per day, London
- Digital Content Editor British Heart Foundation c£28,000 p/a + benefits, London (Central), London (Greater)
- Head of Content Strategy Stonor £60,000 - £70,000 plus car, Buckinghamshire
- Senior Account Co-ordinator AF Selection £20,000 - £28,000 , West Midlands
- Age UK launches 'no friends' ads in response to Facebook campaign
- Fold7 splits with Gocompare.com amid talk of Gio Compario's return
- Pizza Hut launches Classic Crust with TV campaign
- Kate Robertson steps down from Havas
- Ronseal claims to ditch 'does exactly what it says on the tin' strapline
- Ewan McGregor parodies ad industry in BT campaign
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