WPP has begun to look at external candidates to replace Sir Martin Sorrell as the chief executive of WPP, the company confirmed today.
Andrew Clarke, chief customer officer since 2015, will take newly created role of chief marketing and customer officer
Chris Kamara, the former footballer and Sky Sports pundit, dresses in disguise and rewards unsuspecting Tube travellers in London with football match tickets in a new Carlsberg campaign ahead of Euro 2016.
Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO was named creative agency of the year by Creative Circle at its annual awards last night, which saw Tony Cullingham win the President's Award.
Roth Observatory, the global marketing services intermediary, is restructuring and reverting its name to The Observatory International.
Everybody, the 90s hit by American boy band Backstreet Boys, is the third and final song to be parodied by Just Eat in an ad that launches this weekend.
Oliver Group is launching a new office in Manchester as it aims to create a specialist hub in digital and SEO in the North.
Kate Nettleton, a strategy director at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, on why advertising should end its obsession with the reflecting pool.
Harvey Nichols' new campaign features the first 100-year-old model to appear in Vogue.
Nick Bailey, the EMEA chief creative officer at Isobar, is leaving the Dentsu Aegis Network agency after three years.
PHD and MediaCom are the most shortlisted agencies in the 2016 Thinkbox TV Planning Awards, run with Campaign, which will be judged next week.
ISBA's attempts to introduce greater transparency around media agency contracts with advertisers are unworkable and irresponsible, it has been claimed.
Rules on gender stereotyping in advertising could change following an investigation by the Advertising Standards Authority, which has launched today.
Ogilvy & Mather has been named as the most effective ad network in the world by the Effie Index, while its owner, WPP, was named the most effective holding company for the fifth year in a row.
Digby Lewis, the former director of brand strategy at BuzzFeed, has joined Iris to lead its global content division Content That Pops.
WPP, the owner of Group M and Ogilvy & Mather, has reported a 10.5 per cent increase in revenue year on year to £3.08 billion for the first quarter of 2016.
In a rare move, Mcgarrybowen's UK boss takes charge of sister media agency.
The Home Office is holding a pitch to find an agency to support a programme to counter extremism.
Wagamama, the restaurant chain, has called a review of its creative requirements.
Tribute, the Cornish pale ale beer brand, is looking for a creative agency to help it take advantage of the public's thirst for craft beer.
TV insiders are blaming clients' anxiety over the Brexit vote for a bigger-than-expected fall of up to 7 per cent in the TV ad market in April and have revised down forecasts for the year.
Facebook has gone on a hiring spree after integrating the teams that used to deal separately with media and creative agencies in a single operation.
Save the Children, which has just launched a global campaign to help children that are discriminated against, is looking for an agency to create direct-response TV ads.
Pinterest has chosen the UK as the market to launch its first above-the-line ad campaign next month after hiring MediaCom as its media agency.
Droga5 London has promoted two creative directors, on loan from the agency's New York office, to joint executive creative directors.
Christine Beardsell, the managing director at ZenithOptimedia's Newcast UK, is joining Fold7 in the newly created position of managing partner for content.
The Department of Health's medicines regulator is looking for an agency as part of a push to get people to stop using fake slimming pills and counterfeit condoms.
Will Townsend, the managing director at Mcgarrybowen New York, has been named the global client services director for Unilever at R/GA London.
Crispin Porter & Bogusky London has appointed Hugh Tarpey to head its new integrated design unit.
Chime Communications has set up a creative agency, called Snap, and snared the online estate agency Purplebricks as its founding client.
Amnesty International has highlighted the ongoing problem of homophobia in Turkey through an online film created by TBWA\Istanbul.
Innocent has shortlisted Creature, M&C Saatchi and Mother in its advertising review.
The Chartered Banker Institute's ad on the Tube is this week's turkey.
The new ad for Boots No7 is this week's pick.
Mencap, the learning disability charity, is reviewing for its first retained ad agency.
Transport for London has selected VCCP to handle its creative account after an intensive nine-month pitch process.
AnyVan.com, the removals service site, has appointed Innocean UK to handle its £2 million creative account without a pitch.
Hearst Magazines UK, which publishes Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping, has received the most number of nominations for this year's PPA Awards.
A Black Friday ad for Argos promoting discounted laptops has been banned for being "misleading" after it failed to show how it was meeting demand.
The future media industry will be divided between content creators and content distributors, says Maxus' chief executive.
Sky has won DHL as its first international client that will run an ad campaign across the pay-TV giant's five European markets simultaneously.
One in five parents in the advertising and media industries has said that their employer does not support them at all, according to Nabs, the non-profit organisation.
Karen Fraser, the director of Credos, the think-tank, explains the Advertising Association's work to show how advertising is a big contributor to the UK economy.
Taylor Herring has fired the starting gun on an eight-month campaign for Kellogg's ahead of Rio 2016, using several British Olympic stars.
Google has introduced a brand new ad format on YouTube that will last for six seconds and cannot be skipped, in order to quickly attract attention from impatient mobile users.
Digital Cinema Media has promoted its head of agency sales, Davina Barker, to the role of sales director in a team restructure.
Tourism industry remains bullish on sales potential of VR technology
Now that the troubled retailer has filed for administration, Campaign takes a look at BHS's ads over the past few years.
Ben Priest, the chief creative officer of Adam & Eve/DDB, has been appointed president of The Thinkbox Academy, the group of 250 senior creative champions from the advertising industry who choose the winners of the Thinkboxes awards.
The Times and The Sunday Times have released a stirring TV ad as part of their first joint brand campaign.
UK adspend grew at its highest rate since 2010 last year by 7.5 per cent to £20.1 billion, according to the Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report.
JCDecaux has promoted Spencer Berwin and Philip Thomas to co-chief executives of its UK business.
Publicis Groupe has shortlisted 320 ideas, a combination of start-ups and initiatives, to be part of Publicis90, which will support new businesses and projects in the digital space.
MullenLowe Mediahub has launched a performance media arm following a merger with MullenLowe Profero Performance.
Carphone Warehouse's first campaign for iD, its mobile network, introduces viewers to an urban horse-riding club in one of America's most dangerous cities.
Mobile gaming app Clash of Kings is hoping to benefit from the hype surrounding the launch of the latest series of TV drama Game of Thrones by launching a multi-media ad campaign to drive app downloads.
ITV's Britain's Got Talent has maintained its hold on audiences for the third week running, attracting 9.9 million viewers on Saturday night.
Plusnet, the internet provider owned by BT, has consolidated its CRM account into Karmarama.
We're entering a new era in online advertising because brands are using data and technology to question its effectiveness, says Andrew Mortimer, director of media at Sky.
Marketing happiness comes from a balanced view of the world, says Richard Shotton, head of insight at ZenithOptimedia
Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay, who own Telegraph Media Group, are the richest people in media in the UK, according to The Sunday Times Rich List 2016.
Idris Elba is fronting a brand relaunch campaign for Purdey's, the multivitamin fruit drink brand, in which the actor interviews people about realising their dreams.
Vodafone has partnered with The British Library to distribute early editions of some of Shakespeare's best-known works in streets around the UK and beyond to coincide with the 400th anniversary of his death.
"The dark con of advertising is that doing less often feels like the way forward," Nils Leonard, Grey London's chief creative officer and chairman, told an audience at the D&AD Festival today.
Interpublic Group, the owner of McCann and MullenLowe, has posted a 6.7 per cent increase in organic revenue for the first three months of the year.
TSB, the independent bank, has begun a review of its media planning and buying requirements, putting Manning Gottlieb OMD on alert.
ITV has appointed Goodstuff Communications as its media planning and buying agency after a competitive pitch as Mindshare's 11-year relationship with the broadcaster comes to an end.
Bartle Bogle Hegarty has promoted its top strategist in New York, Sarah Watson, to be its global strategy chief.
UK DIY store chain Homebase has been accused of bad taste for publishing a promotional tweet for the brand that contained #RIPPRINCE.
Little Black Dress, the women's fashion and lifestyle brand, has appointed M2M Media as its first media agency after a competitive pitch.
After Carat announced it is dropping the term "innovation" from job and team names, the agency's head of innovation explains the thinking behind the move.
Major Players, the creative and marketing recruitment agency, is commemorating the death of its former managing director in an initiative to boost diversity in the ad industry.
Kwik Fit, the car repairs company, is celebrating its customer service as it returns to TV ads.
J Walter Thompson and Geometry have benefitted from Treasury Wine Estates buying Diageo's wine brands, scooping the shopper marketing business for Blossom Hill.
Prioritising mental well-being should be just as vital as tackling sexism and racism, says Oystercatchers' chief executive.
Havas has reported a 1.6 per cent decline in year-on-year revenue for the first quarter of 2016.
Top Cat, the gangster feline protagonist from the animated 60s series, is coming back to terrestrial TV tonight in a new ad campaign by Halifax.
The tape of the ex-CEO joking about rape in front of agency executives has been admitted as evidence in discrimination suit
Grey London has won more Pencils than any other agency at this year's D&AD Awards, thanks to work for Volvo and Mumsnet.
Live streaming of sport is the "ticking time bomb" facing broadcasters across the world, Advertising Week Europe heard today.
Jerry Buhlmann, the chief executive of Dentsu Aegis Nework, discussed the importance of the digital economy, threat of Brexit and Sir Martin Sorrell's pay at Advertising Week Europe this morning.
L'Oréal, the beauty company, has appointed TMW Unlimited to handle its integrated ad business for three brands.
Xaxis, WPP's programmatic media and audience platform, has appointed Group M's digital operations director, Harry Harcus, as its UK managing director.
Time is running out to book early bird tickets for this year's Media360 conference in Brighton next month, where speakers include political editor Robert Peston and MediaCom UK chief executive Josh Krichefski.
Sky's operating profit was up 11.6 per cent for the nine months to the end of March 2016 to £1.14 billion, as ad revenue climbed 7 per cent.
Retail giant seeks shop to handle creative activity for the F&F clothing label.
Just Eat, the online takeaway food site, is on the hunt for an agency to handle its creative account.
Paddy Power Betfair, Europe's biggest bookmaker, is planning to consolidate its estimated £40 million annual media spend into one agency.
Laphroaig, the whisky brand owned by Beam Suntory, has approached creative agencies about a digital customer relationship marketing brief.
Adam & Eve/DDB has hired Russell Hopson, the former managing director of WPP's Team Red, as its group managing director, replacing Xavier Rees.
HM Treasury and The Royal Mint are looking for an advertising agency to promote the arrival of the new £1 coin, which launches next year.
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Quidco, the cashback website, is on the hunt for an advertising shop.
Ogilvy & Mather London has appointed Clare Donald, the head of operations at Google Creative Lab, as its first chief production officer.
Cadbury has hired Elvis as its global digital creative and social agency without a pitch.
Olivia Browne, the group business director at 4Creative, is to join The Martin Agency as the first managing director of Martin London.
Carat is phasing out the term "innovation" from job and team names in an attempt to make innovation "standard practice" across the Dentsu Aegis Network media agency.
Jonathan Bottomley, the joint chief strategy officer at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, is leaving.
Mergers and acquisitions activity gained pace in the first quarter of 2016, with 288 deals completed globally - up by almost a third compared with the same period last year.
Fallon's latest ad for Cadbury is not an improvement.
Moneysupermarket's new ad featuring a dance-off among its campaign stars is this week's pick.
The £55 million British Gas media review begins in earnest in early May when the power supplier has initial meetings with the incumbent, Carat, and rivals including ZenithOptimedia.
BT has had mixed success with its campaign featuring the supposedly hapless agency types behind its ads.
D&AD has launched its first Foundation Council, with a mission to boost its New Blood talent programme and promote diversity.
If you want to score a celebrity for your ad, look for someone who is recently divorced, advised Alex Grieve, one of the executive creative directors behind Currys PC World's "spare the act" campaign.
Grey London and Y&R Auckland are leading the pack at the D&AD Festival this week having picked up the most number of Pencils among agencies so far.
Sky's advertising sales operation, Sky Media, is to move office from its Victoria base in central London to the pay-TV giant's Osterley campus.
Technology and creativity are inextricably linked. Microsoft's chief marketing officer for the UK shares advice on combining the two.
Sky is investing more in online and social media, but still believes strongly in traditional media such as TV and outdoor, according to its director of media, Andrew Mortimer.
More than three-quarters of 18 to 34 year olds like advertising and more than 80 per cent of those who use ad-blockers fear they "could be missing something", according to research by MailOnline and Metro about how brands can woo millennials.
Pedro Avery, the global chief executive at Havas Sport & Entertainment, questions the sports marketing industry model in the face of a burgeoning women's sports sector.
YouTube has claimed new research shows 77 per cent of campaigns on its video site have "a higher return on investment than TV", but broadcasters insisted it was "no surprise" because brands spend "relatively low" sums with YouTube.
NBS and Posterscope Brasil bring new meaning to "effective" advertising
More than a quarter of UK internet users will be using ad-blocking software by the end of 2017, according to a new report by eMarketer.
Unruly has analysed the most shared ad of March, Apple's "timer" video starring the Cookie Monster, to reveal wisdom for marketers.
Specsavers has appointed Possible, the WPP digital creative agency, to handle digital service design.
Lianne Dixon, the global client partner at DigitasLBi, has been promoted to international client service director.
Are we entering a new age of interactive design, or is that a load of hype? Russell Davies looks at new tools that could help creative people do their jobs.
Abby Carvosso, the group managing director of advertising at Bauer Media, explains why speaking up is so important for women - and how the media community can play its part.
Are your advocates simply raising awareness of your brand, or are they actually helping you to convert awareness in to action? That depends on whether you know the makers, says the managing director of advertising at Time Out UK.
Shazam, the music app, has created tools to help brands advertise on its platform.
Omnicom Media Group has appointed Jon Ghazi, the managing director of Arc, to be the EMEA chief executive of Annalect.
Back Heathrow, a group campaigning for the expansion of London Heathrow Airport rather than rival option Gatwick, has been told by the UK's ad regulator not to repeat its claim that "most people living in communities near Heathrow Airport support its expansion".
Faces of JWT executives must be blurred in public release, says judge
Evian is back with another "live young" TV ad. This time its CGI babies have taken over a beach.
Omnicom Group's UK organic revenue in the first quarter of 2016 was up 2.2 per cent on the previous year.
MT Rainey, one of the founders of Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, has been appointed as the deputy chairman of Channel 4.
Jamie Oliver and David Droga among jury chairs for new honors to be given during New York Advertising Week 2016
The next taboo to tackle in disability is mental health, Dan Brooke, the chief marketing and communications officer at Channel 4, told Advertising Week Europe this morning.
The7stars is teaming up with a global consortium of independent media agencies to launch Local Planet, a global media agency network, to take on the likes of Group M and Omnicom Media Group.
Women do not need to defeminise their behaviour or language, because to be a success in business, people need to be themselves, easyJet chief executive Carolyn McCall said yesterday.
Goodstuff's founding partner argues that media agencies should sit outside creative agency management.
Campaign caught up with Sir Martin Sorrell, the chief executive of WPP, following his appearance at Advertising Week Europe on Monday.
Dentsu Aegis Network UK is launching a new agency with people from disadvantaged backgrounds, the network's chief executive, Tracy De Groose, announced at Advertising Week Europe today.
Iris Worldwide has acquired Founded, a specialist creative agency, in an effort to extend the agency network's reach into the west coast of America.
Channel 4 is going to give away £1 million of airtime to the brand that comes up with the best creative idea featuring people with disabilities.
Publicis Groupe's UK organic revenue shrank by 0.7 per cent year on year in the first three months of 2016, despite the company's global revenue growing by 8.9 per cent.
Sir Martin Sorrell, the chief executive of WPP, has defended his £63 million share-linked remuneration package, saying: "I passionately believe this is the way to do it."
Being British offers ad agencies no competitive advantage in the US, Johnny Hornby told Advertising Week Europe this afternoon in a discussion on how to grow business abroad.
Nomad Foods Europe, the owner of the Birds Eye and Findus brands, has appointed ZenithOptimedia as its media planning and buying agency across Europe after a competitive pitch.
Publishers are breaking European law by banning users with ad-blocking software, Advertising Week Europe heard this morning.
The big idea will no longer be something that the industry refers to, according to Tracy De Groose, the chief executive at Dentsu Aegis Network UK.
Tech firm Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has stopped advertising in the Financial Times after a letter from the firm's comms chief was criticised by one of the newspaper's columnists for containing a "threat" relating to its ad spend, Campaign's sister title PRWeek has learned.
Bauer Media is expanding its targeted in-stream audio ads to its Kiss, Kerrang!, Planet Rock and Heat Radio stations.
ZenithOptimedia has retained Aviva's estimated £100 million global media buying and planning account, beating MEC in a competitive pitch.
Tess Alps, the chair of Thinkbox, responds to Campaign's head of media, Gideon Spanier, who said last week that the commercial TV trade body is engaged in an "epic battle" with YouTube.
Advertising Week Europe kicks off this week with a new venue in London's Picturehouse Central and four days of seminars featuring agency chiefs and marketing leaders.
Online ad viewability in the UK has increased to its highest level in 18 months, according to new figures from ad verification company Meetrics.
Richard Pinder, the UK and international chief executive at Crispin Porter & Bogusky, on how agencies can lead the fight to champion creativity beyond the confines of the advertising industry.
Npower has appointed FCB Inferno as its creative agency following a competitive pitch.
Richard Desmond's right-hand man and "brother-in-arms", Stan Myerson, is quitting publishing group Northern & Shell after 21 years.
Taylor Swift's calamity with exercise equipment for Apple remains the most shared ad of the week, with over 300 shares.
Nomad Foods Europe, which owns the frozen-food brands Birds Eye, Findus and Iglo, has appointed Grey London to be its lead creative agency across Europe.
Ryan Reynolds features in the latest ad in BT's "behind the scenes" campaign, which airs tomorrow.
Vodafone's latest TV campaign will promote itself as the first UK mobile operator to offer a 30-day network guarantee, after complaints from customers rose sharply last year.
Forever Beta strategist, Marcelo Peretti Kuhn, explains how over-stressed agency staffers can benefit from applying mindfulness at work.
The buttons that appear around articles so you can share them are a veritable goldmine to marketers but remain scandalously under-employed by brands, says the UK sales director of RadiumOne.
Brands must look beyond apps and focus on high quality and varied mobile advertising, says the global president of Group M.
Publicis Media has turned to an outsider, the former AKQA general manager, Amanda Morrissey, to head its four British media agencies as UK chief executive with insider Phil Georgiadis appointed as UK chairman.
Digital adspend is growing at its fastest rate for seven years, according to the latest figures compiled by the Internet Advertising Bureau.
Nearly three-quarters of content marketers do not believe brands are investing enough in video content, according to new research by the Content Marketing Association.
Ogilvy & Mather Group UK has promoted Emma de la Fosse, the joint chief creative officer at OgilvyOne EMEA, as its first group chief creative officer.
Mecca Bingo, the gaming operator owned by Rank Group, is searching for an agency to handle its creative work.
Beauty company approaches agencies over creative and digital cosmetics accounts.
Heineken, the Dutch brewer, is reviewing its UK below-the-line business.
UK marketing budgets have risen in the first quarter of 2016, but uncertainty over Brexit has seen financial confidence plummet to a three-year low, research says.
Scottish Power, the utilities company, has contacted agencies about a review of its media planning and buying account.
Saatchi & Saatchi and Blue 449 staff are expected to work in the same office to service Asda after the supermarket awarded its ad and media accounts to the Publicis Groupe agencies in a surprise move.
Odeon, the UK's biggest cinema chain, is on the lookout for a new creative agency.
News UK is renaming its commercial arm The Bridge as part of a restructure that will bring ad sales and customer data closer together.
CHI & Partners has bolstered its creative department with six new hires as the agency dispenses with traditional creative pairs.
Ferrero, the owner of Ferrero Rocher, Tic Tac and Nutella, is on the hunt for a below-the-line agency in the UK.
Susanne Jones, the senior vice-president and managing director of the Citigroup account at Critical Mass, has joined Isobar UK as its managing director.
BrewDog has been accused of exploiting small agencies after dismissing several shops from a pitch process without letting them present their ideas.
Tamsin Djaba, the former strategy director at Droga5 London, has moved to Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R to become a strategy partner as part of a management restructure at the WPP shop.
Virgin Holidays has named Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO as its advertising and communications agency, following its split with M&C Saatchi at the beginning of the year.
ITV is expected to name its new media agency next week, having whittled the five-strong shortlist down to two: Arena Media and Goodstuff Communications.
Match.com apologised and took down ads featuring a freckled redhead with the line "If you don't like your imperfections, someone else will" after being accused of bullying.
The Green Party's election ad is this week's pick.
Chicago Town's ad is this week's turkey.
The agency measured the authenticity of brands in markets around the world. The bad news: Three in four respondents said brands and companies have a credibility problem
Adland should invest in STEM talent at an earlier stage in order to secure its future, the former BBC presenter Maggie Philbin has said at an IPA event.
Pride in London, the volunteer-based organisation that runs the UK's biggest LGBT+ event, has appointed WCRS as its first creative agency.
With the new slogan 'Make the right connections', the Financial Times has launched a brand repositioning campaign.
The new suite of tools will enhance interactive marketing on the chat platform, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said
Financial news channel CNBC is bringing its international ad sales, content creation and data teams into a single unit, called CNBC Catalyst, to work as "a full-service in-house commercial agency" for clients.
As the social media platform moves into its second decade, We Are Social looks back at classic Twitter errors.
National Accident Helpline has appointed The Corner as its creative agency after a competitive pitch.
Pinterest will be working with 4C, Adaptly, Amobee and Brand Networks in the UK as it expands its marketing developer partners scheme following the launch of UK Promoted Pins last week.
VB&P wins for REI, Leo Burnett tops awards count
A raunchy ad for a betting website, which featured a picture of a woman pulling her trousers down, has been banned after linking gambling to sexual success.
Laurent Ezekiel, the global client services director at DigitasLBi, has also become the managing director for New York and Atlanta.
Freeview, the free-to-air TV platform, has appointed Anomaly to handle its creative account.
Asda has handed both its creative and media accounts, worth an estimated £95 million, to Publicis Groupe agencies without a pitch in a dramatic move.
UK advertising's contribution to national exports is set to grow by 54 per cent over the next five years to £7.2 billion, according to the Advertising Association.
The Twitter Awards will recognize advertisers that "#GoLive best"
Waitrose will stream a live ad from one of its dairy farms this week to show customers where their food comes from.
Why have we constructed our own language which is meaningless to the very people our industry is built around, asks Bloomberg Media's EMEA head of sales.
UKTV overtook Sky and Channel 5 in terms of share of commercial impacts in 2015, as its revenue rose by 13 per cent year on year.
Johnson's lawyers argue against WPP's proposal to file video with redactions
McCann has retained Aldi's creative advertising account after a competitive pitch.
Adam & Eve/DDB has partnered with Google for a data-inspired digital poster campaign for Lloyds Bank.
Rick Hirst, the UK chief executive of Mcgarrybowen, gives his take on the newspaper's first issue as a Johnston Press product.
Advertising and design festivals are ten a penny, so why does the D&AD Festival matter? Its chief executive, Tim Lindsay, explains.
Media agencies have to do the legwork when it comes to rebuilding trust, but brands can also play their part, says the founding partner of the7stars.
Campaign takes a peek at BMB's new digs on the Southbank.
Britain's Got Talent attracted 8.8 million viewers for ITV on Saturday, almost double the audience of The Voice final on BBC.
The publisher of the Daily Mail is considering a bid for Yahoo alongside private equity firms.
M&C Saatchi had created its first work for ConservativesIn, the campaign from Conservatives wanting to stay in the European Union.
Hiscox, the insurer, has begun a review of its UK advertising account, putting VCCP on alert.
Moneysupermarket.com is bringing together its "you're so Moneysupermarket" campaign stars for an "epic dance-off".
McCann London has usurped J Walter Thompson London to create the new brand campaign for Mr Kipling following a roster rejig by Premier Foods.
Virgin Media, in partnership with Manning Gottlieb OMD, has launched its first virtual reality campaign.
Apple Music's ad featuring Taylor Swift - in which the singer dramatically drops to the floor while running on a treadmill - was by far the most shared ad this week.
Political advertising buff Benedict Pringle explains the furore over the Government's plan to spend £9.3 million on a direct marketing campaign lobbying the public to vote to remain in Europe.
Everest, the home improvement and windows company, has appointed All Response Media to its UK media planning and buying account.
Lucky Generals' founding partner explains why an awards scheme recognising work that has never run is misguided.
Lida has won Royal Mail Group's consolidated below-the-line account after a competitive pitch.
Razorfish is set to move into sister digital agency SapientNitro's London offices as part of an EMEA reorganisation by Publicis Groupe.
Interpublic Group has announced the launch of Golin Germany, a PR, digital, content and advertising firm formed as a joint venture between its agencies Golin and GGH MullenLowe.
Six in 10 marketing and PR professionals admit to flouting the UK's official code around influencer marketing, a study has found.
Barclays is launching its last big ad campaign as the title sponsor of the Premier League, as its 15-year deal comes to an end in June.
Seat, the Volkswagen-owned car manufacturer, is reviewing its global advertising account.
New-business reviews declined by almost a fifth in the first quarter of 2016 compared with the same period last year, according to new figures from AAR.
Alzheimer's Society is reviewing its creative, digital and direct requirements, currently handled by Fallon and Lida.
Almost a third of advertisers rate trust levels with media agencies as low or very low in the wake of the rebate scandal that broke in the US last year.
Suki Rai, the head of design at Dare, has joined AKQA as a creative director.
The Post Office is on the hunt for an agency to handle its media planning and buying requirements.
UBM, the business-to-business exhibitions company, is reviewing its global creative and media planning and buying requirements.
AKQA's former chief creative officer James Hilton has started a brand consultancy "by mistake".
Specsavers has appointed iProspect to work on part of its digital strategy across the UK, northern Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Booking.com, the travel site, has appointed AnalogFolk to handle its global digital marketing account after a competitive pitch.
Lucky Generals has hired Jim Bletsas from Mcgarrybowen London as its new head of design.
BetVictor, the online betting site, has appointed Mr President to work on the brand's Euro 2016 campaign after a competitive pitch.
McCann has opened an agency for clients that want to drive demand quickly.
Arena Media, Goodstuff Communications, the7stars, VCCP Media and Vizeum pitched for ITV's media business last week.
Taylor Swift appears to have forgotten about her beef with Apple.
Visa's new ad for the Olympics is this week's turkey.
Persil's ad featuring convicts in a US prison is this week's pick.
Danepak regards its bacon even more seriously than life-or-death situations, the brand says in its first TV ads in four years.
Saatchi & Saatchi promotes CCO in London to global chief creative officer.
MEC has launched a global specialist division to simplify the "complicated process" of delivering content for clients.
It's time to gather together all your very best work from the last twelve months because the Campaign Big Awards 2016 is now open for business.
The Green Party has cast political figures like Boris Johnson and Liz Kendall as five-year-olds squabbling in a playground in its election broadcast ahead of the local elections in May.
Pinterest's real potential is adding a layer of curation for brands that don't have their own native content enabled yet, writes the head of strategic innovation at Carat.
Not to slight traditional broadcasters, but they alone cannot satisfy the needs and appetites of a modern fan, says the head of Copa90.
Pinterest has rolled out its Promoted Pins service in the UK, the first country outside of the US where advertising has been introduced into its model.
Cinema adspend has jumped by over a quarter year on year for the first three months of 2016, according to Digital Cinema Media, after media buyers predicted 2015 would be a tough year to follow for the medium.
Cheyney Robinson, the chief creative officer for Europe at IBM Interactive Experience, has joined Isobar in the new role of chief experience officer for EMEA and Asia Pacific.
The ad watchdog has banned an ad by Guccio Gucci, the Italian fashion house that owns the Gucci brand, for featuring a model who looked "unhealthily thin".
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Tesco became the first British retailer to sign up to 'If This Then That' last week, allowing technically-minded customers to set up automatic grocery orders on Tesco.com.
Mondelez's decision to combine Maynards and Bassetts has resulted in a wacky master brand campaign, with discrete spots for each type of sweet under the new banner.