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27 November 2014

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Failing to Succeed

In a new series, the headhunter LIZH seeks out ideas, trends and people who are applying creativity in new and different ways. First up, LIZH examines the notion of failure and how embracing it can lead to great success

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Agencies line up for Barbie creative brief

Agencies line up for Barbie creative brief

Mattel, the toy-maker, is looking for a creative agency to handle its Barbie brand.

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General Mills consolidates ad roster

General Mills consolidates ad roster

General Mills, the food company, is to consolidate the UK agency roster on its estimated £11 million account.

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Dorchester Collection kicks off global review

Dorchester Collection kicks off global review

Dorchester Collection, which manages ten luxury hotels around the world, is looking for a creative agency.

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John Hegarty launches incubator

John Hegarty launches incubator

Sir John Hegarty and the investment specialist Tom Teichman are launching an incubator business called The Garage and have bought a townhouse in Soho to hothouse start-ups at seed stage.

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Cheil deal values Iris Worldwide at £80m

Cheil deal values Iris Worldwide at £80m

Cheil Worldwide has acquired a stake in Iris Worldwide in a deal that could value the agency at £80 million.

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Barnardo's Diana Tickell to take charge of Nabs

Barnardo's Diana Tickell to take charge of Nabs

Diana Tickell, the executive director of marketing at Barnardo's, has been named the chief executive of the industry charity Nabs.

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The & Partnership launches content development arm

The & Partnership launches content development arm

The & Partnership is launching a content agency and has hired Conor McNicholas, the executive content director at Redwood BBDO and a former editor of NME and Top Gear, to run the new company.

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  • Opinion
Agencies cannot continue to give their ideas away

Agencies cannot continue to give their ideas away

I'm used to agencies telling me how great they really are, really: just look at all this work, and this smart thinking, and all these tools with silly names.

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Lee lands MD role at Gravity Road

Lee lands MD role at Gravity Road

Gravity Road, the agency founded by Mark Boyd and Mark Eaves, has hired Katie Lee, the managing director of Leo Burnett London, as its first managing director.

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Growth in female leaders, IPA finds

Growth in female leaders, IPA finds

The advertising industry has seen a steady increase in the number of women in senior positions and people of ethnic minorities, according to the latest IPA Agency Census.

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Pitch Update

Pitch Update

The Rail Delivery Group, comprising passenger and freight operators and Network Rail, has kicked off its search for an advertising agency.

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Cake names Pettett as new chief executive

Cake names Pettett as new chief executive

Cake, the digital, PR and content agency owned by Havas, has promoted Adrian Pettett, the co-founder and chief operating officer, to chief executive.

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British Gas in talks with agencies about Hive content brief

British Gas in talks with agencies about Hive content brief

Hive, the British Gas service that allows users to control their heating through online tools, has released a content brief to agencies.

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Grey poaches BBH's Paton as first film head

Grey poaches BBH's Paton as first film head

Grey London has appointed the Bartle Bogle Hegarty producer Glenn Paton to be its first head of film.

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Media agency pioneer Ray Morgan dies, aged 82

Media agency pioneer Ray Morgan dies, aged 82

Ray Morgan, who has died aged 82, may have been credited with killing off the full-service agency. But he was a most unlikely assassin.

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Sainsbury's invites agencies to pitch for £60m media brief

Sainsbury's invites agencies to pitch for £60m media brief

Sainsbury's is reviewing its £60 million media planning and buying business, putting the 19-year incumbent, PHD, on alert.

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Diary: Cock-and-balls story

Diary: Cock-and-balls story

Word reaches Diary that Leo Burnett's bald executive creative director, Justin Tindall, was once so keen to impress his girlfriend that he made the, erm, ballsy move to match his collar and cuffs, if you know what we mean.

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The inspiration behind Sir John Hegarty's new business, The Garage

The inspiration behind Sir John Hegarty's new business, The Garage

Sir John Hegarty and investment specialist Tom Teichman launch incubator business, The Garage. We look at what other great businesses began in a garage...

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  • League Tables
Media business rankings

Media business rankings

28 November 2014: The7stars lands the combined James Villa Holidays and Hoseasons account, as well as the Gala Interactive business.

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Creative business rankings

Creative business rankings

28 November 2014: No changes this week in the creative league.

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  • News Analysis
Slade shifts focus to put customers first at the FT

Slade shifts focus to put customers first at the FT

The managing director of the FT's B2C division will be sad to leave the sales world behind, David Benady writes.

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Sharing on the web: it's an emotional business

Sharing on the web: it's an emotional business

The latest Wave survey from UM suggests why brands are still struggling to make content viral. David Benady reports.

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Will Facebook at Work appeal to brands?

Will Facebook at Work appeal to brands?

The social giant is moving into LinkedIn territory with a professional network. But will it work, David Benady asks.

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Staff costs and slow growth hit agencies

Staff costs and slow growth hit agencies

Agency employment costs are the biggest threat to operating profit margins, the latest Kingston Smith W1 survey reveals.By Ian Graham.

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ZenithOptimedia takes on '365' user approach

ZenithOptimedia takes on '365' user approach

The media agency is putting its faith in a user-experience focus after a two-year rollercoaster ride, Ed Owen reports.

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Taking great care over the Great War

Taking great care over the Great War

Sainsbury's Christmas ad campaign demanded a production with sensitivity and authenticity, Tim Riley writes.

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Ruhanen vows to bring disruption back to TBWA

Ruhanen vows to bring disruption back to TBWA

In a crowded market and after years of drifting, TBWA had lost its edge. Now, its new president and chief executive wants to simplify everything and reclaim the 'disruption' philosophy that the creative network is known for, Claire Beale writes.

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No more winters of discontent for Cristofoli

No more winters of discontent for Cristofoli

After overhauling Debenhams' marketing operations, Richard Cristofoli is expecting a merrier Christmas, John Tylee writes.

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