Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, Michael Roth, the chief executive of Interpublic, and Rémi Babinet, the...
World's Talking About: Facet City When he s not inflicting earworms such as My Humps on the world as part of The Black Eyed Peas, evangelising about technology or appearing as a judge on The Voice, Will.i.am apparently indulges in...
Virgin Trains "arrive awesome" by Krow Virgin Trains is spending 8 million on a campaign comprising TV, print, outdoor, radio, online and experiential activity with the tagline: "Arrive awesome." The TV ad shows a crowd of people alighting a Virgin Train...
Secretsales.com "drop everything" by Lucky Generals Secretsales.com, a website that alerts people to sales on clothes and accessories, has released a TV campaign. Lucky Generals created the spots, which show friends and boyfriends being abandoned in various states of need as...
Canon "come and see" by JWT London Much like Guinness did with its "Sapeurs" ad, Canon introduces audiences to a strange and foreign scene in its new brand campaign. JWT London created the work, which will run across Europe, the Middle East...
National College for Teaching & Leadership "your future/their future" by FCB Inferno The National College for Teaching Leadership, an executive agency sponsored by the Department for Education, has released an interactive online film that aims to attract more talented graduates to teaching. The spot, by FCB Inferno,...
To be or not to be a separate country? That is the big debate for the Scots, who will head to the polls in just under two months' time. As the battle to win votes heats up ahead of the 18 September referendum, we asked two senior creatives in Scotlan...
After three years in charge of Channel 4's sales team, Jonathan Allan is pretty pleased with how he is doing. Yes, broadcast revenue might have declined by almost 1 per cent in 2013 but, hey, Channel 4 is trying new things.
The advertising and fashion industries share many similarities, but what about the notion of creativity? Kate Magee talks to some of the sharpest dressers in adland about their own take on style.
Volkswagen's 'lemon' and 'think small' posters are so seminal, they overshadow many other fine ads for the car manufacturer. So Campaign asked Alfredo Marcantonio and John O'Driscoll, two of the authors of the recently updated Remember Those Great Vo...
Features & Analysis
The new BBH worldwide CEO, Neil Munn, says its creative and cultural heritage will not be lost in the quest for growth as part of Publicis Groupe. By Jeremy Lee.
While many believe it is an effective medium, online advertising remains plagued by fraud and low creative standards.
Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 12 September, and one thing we didn't...
Native is a digital display success story and agencies are keen to cash in, but will the boom last, Louise Jack asks.
To pitch or not to pitch? That's the question that perpetually gets agencies hot and bothered.
Sky 1 s series sees the Irish radio and TV personality Baz Ashmawy (pictured) take his pensioner mother on a global quest to do dangerous activities, such as participate in a drug raid and a skydive. This is not an attempt by Ashmawy to kill his moth...
The merger between one of the UK's most innovative digital agencies and one of its best creative shops did not go quite according to plan.
The online retailer's future could be as a media owner after its purchase of the gaming channel Twitch. By David Benady.
It is time to stop moaning and use our collective influence to achieve the advertising environments we need. By Tess Alps.
By embracing creativity, the global activist network has hit its advertising stride, Kate Magee explains.
With Liberty Global circling ITV, UK television is facing a US takeover. David Benady considers the consequences.
John O'Keeffe, WPP's worldwide creative director, talks to Kate Magee about Cannes, creativity and why he must learn to use provocative soundbites.
Although the overall sector performed poorly, the traditional, more upmarket magazines are faring well. By Jane Wolfson.
Opinion & blogs
I've spent an awful lot of time this past week talking to writers in the US. It's been one of the most thoroughly depressing things I've done in a long time.
Slightly subtler than one of Julian Fellowes' clunky plot twists, the narrative of two of the more interesting start-ups of recent years has changed with the news that both Joint and Lucky Generals had won a place on the Amazon ad roster - with the f...
Few would have predicted it - and, be assured, some are still contesting it - but Sir Martin Sorrell's M4C has all but lost the Government's media buying business. This begs the question: how?
The emergence of millennials will soon redefine and reshape the American workforce. Here in the US, millennials will become the majority of the workforce by 2015 and, by 2030, this hyper-connected, tech-savvy generation will account for 75 per cent o...
I should confess that I arrived in Dubai just a few months ago. But, from the moment you arrive, you sense Dubai is a city where entrepreneurs rule and anyone with a vision (and deep pockets) can make things happen. Everything in Dubai is big. From t...
- Ambition, passion and pride – the spirit of Scottish themed advertising Tara Beard-Knowland 17-Sep-2014
- STUDENTS ARE CUSTOMERS Dave Trott 16-Sep-2014
- Taking another bite of the Apple Tara Beard-Knowland 15-Sep-2014
- Fast Forward 2014 – Week One NABS 12-Sep-2014
- GIVE ‘EM THE OLD SOFT SOAP Dave Trott 9-Sep-2014
Saatchi Saatchi s chief strategy officer, Richard Huntington (@adliterate), shows off his pet pooch, Edward, who landed fourth place in the London 2014 Fun Dog Show last weekend. Creature London s Dan Shute is unsurprisingly the worse for wea...
To pampered ad types, a pitch may sometimes feels like a prolonged battle - but it turns out that it is not good preparation for military life, as WCRS's executive creative director Ross Neil recently discovered.
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- Channel 4 to drop 4oD for digital service All 4
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- Sky boosts Sky AdSmart's targeting capabilities for advertisers
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Nissan has managed to produced an ad just seven minutes after Clarence House announced that William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were expecting their second child.
Campaign takes a look at the actor Jean Claude Van Damme's greatest ads.
Long copy is of course long dead. The adverts of yesteryear featuring hundreds of carefully crafted words are clearly no more.
Macmillan, the cancer charity, has defended itself from accusations of "hijacking" the ALS Association's ice bucket challenge craze, claiming it did not want to miss out on another social media phenomenon.
Campaign asks some of the industry's top strategists what they'll be reading on the beach.
Two teams, Team Hanas and Team Sandoz, are facing up to each other in the CityLive Challenge. Richard Blackburn, commercial director, MediaCo Outdoor, tells us why.
Enter The Big Bus Challenge 2014
Exterion and Campaign's competition to find the best bus creative will now end on the 17th September 2014.
As befits Bob Greenberg's evolutionary agency, R/GA London is eschewing established ways of working and traditional campaign timelines to enable clients to flourish in the connected age.
Paul Domenet, founding partner and executive creative director, Johnny Fearless and Vicki Maguire, deputy executive creative director, Grey London gave us their take on a selection of ads from the month just gone.
Seven inspiring essays on the future of brands and brand communications from the IPA excellence Diploma delgates class of 2014.