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23 October 2014

  • 05:00PM
  • News
Kevin Dundas leaves Droga5 Europe

Kevin Dundas leaves Droga5 Europe

Kevin Dundas, the chief executive of Droga5 Europe, has left the agency 18 months after it was launched.

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  • 04:01PM
  • News
Rajar Q3 2014: Heart London breakfast crashes into sixth place

Rajar Q3 2014: Heart London breakfast crashes into sixth place

London's commercial radio stations have taken a pummelling to their weekly audience figures, with the big four all shedding listeners year on year and Heart's breakfast show sliding to sixth place.

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  • 02:49PM
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Rajar Q3 2014: Real stations keep Heart beating above 9m

Rajar Q3 2014: Real stations keep Heart beating above 9m

Heart has been keeping a tight grip on its nine million weekly listeners, according to the latest Rajar radio audience figures.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
Rapp loses Barclays' £11m direct account

Rapp loses Barclays' £11m direct account

Rapp has been served notice on Barclay's DM business and will have its workload shifted to an, as yet, undecided roster agency.

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  • 08:00AM
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Pizza Hut in creative rethink amid revamp

Pizza Hut in creative rethink amid revamp

Pizza Hut UK is reviewing its creative agency requirements as it looks to revive its fortunes in the competitive casual-dining market.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
Ribena kicks off UK ad pitch

Ribena kicks off UK ad pitch

Ribena, the soft-drinks brand, is reviewing its UK advertising arrangements.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
AMV wins three Big Agency awards

AMV wins three Big Agency awards

AMV landed three gongs while Adam & Eve/DDB, Grey London and OgilvyOne each claimed two golds at the Campaign Big Awards on Wednesday night.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
Mecca Bingo kicks off creative agency hunt

Mecca Bingo kicks off creative agency hunt

Mecca Bingo, the Rank Group-owned brand, has kicked off a review of its creative account.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
WKD seeks shop to handle repositioning brief

WKD seeks shop to handle repositioning brief

WKD, the alcopop brand owned by SHS Group, is reviewing its advertising account, which is handled by Big Communications.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
IPA 'concerned' by outcome of Telefónica's media review

IPA 'concerned' by outcome of Telefónica's media review

The IPA has voiced concerns after Telefónica reversed its appointment of Publicis Groupe's ZenithOptimedia and hired Havas to handle its £200 million European media account after a process estimated to have cost agencies $4 million (£2.5 million).

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  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
Telefónica's U-turn poses unanswered questions

Telefónica's U-turn poses unanswered questions

There must be a story behind the story of Telefónica's media agency shift. I doubt it's one that will show our industry in a good light.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
AAR upbeat over Q3 performance

AAR upbeat over Q3 performance

The total number of pitches completed across all sectors in the first three-quarters of 2014 declined by 3 per cent compared with the first nine months of 2013, according to research from AAR.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
Agencies face alcohol ad probe

Agencies face alcohol ad probe

The Advertising Association and the IPA have notified agencies that they may be called to the House of Lords to give evidence on marketing alcohol.

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  • 08:00AM
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Pitch Update

Pitch Update

One of the BBC's incumbent agencies, Karmarama, which has just created the epic "God Only Knows" spot for BBC Music, is no longer involved in the pitch process.

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  • 08:00AM
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Historic Royal Palaces appoints The Corner

Historic Royal Palaces appoints The Corner

Historic Royal Palaces, the charity that manages pro­perties including the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace, has appointed The Corner to a major campaign.

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  • 08:00AM
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AMV hires Droga5's Crichlow for new social media position

AMV hires Droga5's Crichlow for new social media position

Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO has appointed Gerard Crichlow, the director of social media at Droga5 New York, in the new position of director of social and cultural innovation.

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  • 08:00AM
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Rush departs MEC for Mail Online position

Rush departs MEC for Mail Online position

Mail Online has appointed Clare Rush, the managing partner of commercials and joint head of investment at MEC, as its deputy chief revenue officer at Mail Online UK and rest of the world.

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  • 08:00AM
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  • 08:00AM
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Next generation shines at Future Leaders event

Next generation shines at Future Leaders event

Future leaders from companies including Specsavers, MediaCom and JWT emerged victorious in the first Campaign Future Leaders Program event last week.

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  • 08:00AM
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Saatchis expands creative department with seven hires

Saatchis expands creative department with seven hires

Saatchi & Saatchi London has expanded its creative department with seven hires.

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  • 08:00AM
  • External article
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Diary: Bitter taste of Sugar

Diary: Bitter taste of Sugar

The Rapp account manager Robert Goodwin was flying the flag for the ad industry in The Apprentice.

  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
With momentum and now money behind it, the Vice hype needs to be believed

With momentum and now money behind it, the Vice hype needs to be believed

The bristling excitement among the young masses milling into an East London church as dusk fell was palpable - it had all the hallmarks of a cult, but was in fact a clarion call for advertisers.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
It was the press wot won it for the 'No' vote

It was the press wot won it for the 'No' vote

News UK's leader thinks the result of the Scottish referendum shows the enduring power of the press. By Arif Durrani.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Can Facebook challenge YouTube in video arena?

Can Facebook challenge YouTube in video arena?

Facebook aims to dethrone Google with a new ad system and its own IQ research, Arif Durrani and Ed Owen report.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
How to be... A head of production

How to be... A head of production

Davud Karbassioun discusses the crucial, if largely unheralded, role he plays in the advertising process.

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  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
How smart are smart systems?

How smart are smart systems?

Walking down one of Hampstead's bijou roads recently, I noticed a woman leaning out of an upstairs window explaining to a man at the door that her "smart" lock had locked her inside and asking him to try different ways to open the door.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Big Awards gold winners: Chairman's statement

Big Awards gold winners: Chairman's statement

The Campaign Big Awards winners may not surprise you, but their work is still a showcase of remarkable creative talent.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Brands miss out on ethnic minority youth opportunity

Brands miss out on ethnic minority youth opportunity

Advertisers often avoid using ethnic minority groups in their advertising for fear of 'getting it wrong'. By David Benady.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
YouTube's Robert Kyncl targets $220bn video ad market

YouTube's Robert Kyncl targets $220bn video ad market

The video platform's content and business operations chief tells David Benady why its ad offering should entice agencies.

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  • 08:00AM
  • League Tables
Media business rankings

Media business rankings

24 October: The7stars lands Save the Children.

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  • 08:00AM
  • League Tables
Creative business rankings

Creative business rankings

24 October 2014: The Corner wins Omega Pharma, while 18 Feet & Rising adds House of Fraser and Nando's grocery to its billings.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
How big and small can leap forward together

How big and small can leap forward together

Creative start-ups and established brands can mutually benefit by capitalising on each other's strengths, Dylan Williams and Charles Armstrong believe.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Larcombe looks to exploit the bear market

Larcombe looks to exploit the bear market

Virgin Media's marketing supremo hopes Liberty's backing and a grizzly new brand mascot can rattle Sky, John Tylee writes.

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