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02 July 2015

  • 08:15AM
  • News
Cosmopolitan names Farrah Storr as new editor

Cosmopolitan names Farrah Storr as new editor

Farrah Storr, the editor of Women's Health, has been named as the new editor at Cosmopolitan.

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  • 08:04AM
  • External article
Turkey of the week: Laundrapp, Now

Turkey of the week: Laundrapp, Now

The new Laundrapp ad isn't as funny as it thinks, according to Maisie McCabe.

  • 08:00AM
  • News
Vodafone launches contest for CRM brief

Vodafone launches contest for CRM brief

Vodafone, the mobile phone network, is on the hunt for an agency to handle customer relationship marketing.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
Virgin Trains is not reviewing its media business

Virgin Trains is not reviewing its media business

A spokesman for Virgin Trains has said "Virgin Trains is not reviewing its media business", putting halt to Campaign's story it was reviewing the account, handled by Manning Gottlieb OMD.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
Heineken plots global Desperados review

Heineken plots global Desperados review

Heineken is preparing to kick off a search for a new global creative agency for Desperados, its tequila-flavoured beer.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
Sony Mobile calls global pitch

Sony Mobile calls global pitch

Sony Mobile is reviewing its global creative business, which is currently handled by Adam & Eve/DDB.

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  • 08:00AM
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UK shops land three Grands Prix in strong Cannes outing

UK shops land three Grands Prix in strong Cannes outing

The UK, led by Grey London, picked up a total of 117 Lions at Cannes last week.

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  • 08:00AM
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Karmarama ECD Ryan to depart in summer

Karmarama ECD Ryan to depart in summer

Caitlin Ryan, the group executive creative director at Karmarama, is leaving the agency in the summer.

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  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
Grey reaps the rewards for taking brakes off creativity

Grey reaps the rewards for taking brakes off creativity

Until last week, the most thrilling thing to come out of Grey London was e-mail-gate (search Garry Lace on Campaignlive - God, this industry used to be a jaw-dropper).

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  • 08:00AM
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Mobile brand kicks off creative review

Mobile brand kicks off creative review

Kazam, the mobile phone manufacturer, is on the hunt for a creative agency to promote the brand in "key markets" in Europe.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
RKCR/Y&R lands TUI's pan-Euro business

RKCR/Y&R lands TUI's pan-Euro business

TUI, the travel group, has appointed Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R to handle its pan-European creative account.

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  • 08:00AM
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PHD and Drum shine at TV Planning Awards

PHD and Drum shine at TV Planning Awards

PHD and Drum won Best Use of TV Innovation and the Grand Prix for "The Lego Movie ad break" at the Thinkbox TV Planning Awards, held in association with Campaign and Media Week.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News
Brothers and Sisters wins Aegon app brief

Brothers and Sisters wins Aegon app brief

Aegon UK, the personal-finance company, has appointed Brothers and Sisters to promote its pension app amid major changes in the market.

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  • 08:00AM
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Ferrero appoints Aesop to handle Tic Tac creative business

Ferrero appoints Aesop to handle Tic Tac creative business

Tic Tac, the confectionery brand owned by Ferrero, has appointed Aesop as its lead creative agency without a pitch.

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  • 08:00AM
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Sola to move to 101 London office

Sola to move to 101 London office

Augusto Sola, the 101 creative director who is based in Buenos Aires, is to move to the agency's London office to take joint leadership of the creative department alongside Mark Elwood.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Ooh la la! The naked truth about Cannes 2015

Ooh la la! The naked truth about Cannes 2015

You're in your villa in Cannes. The sun is shining. You're quaffing rosé by the pool.

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  • 08:00AM
  • External article
Pick of the week: Carling, Creature

Pick of the week: Carling, Creature

Brittaney Kiefer is amused by Creature's new ad for Carling.

  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
Music to adland's ears

Music to adland's ears

"I think there needs to be a meeting to set an agenda for more meetings about meetings" - Jonah Goldberg.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
The man who made Grey matter

The man who made Grey matter

Grey's chairman and chief creative officer has a reputation for cockiness and vanity but also for resurrecting his agency. Claire Beale seeks out the real Nils Leonard.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Cannes hosts marriage of old and new media

Cannes hosts marriage of old and new media

Amid the bravado and one-upmanship along the Croisette, the Daily Mail and Snapchat stole the show.

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  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
Digital advertising needs to confront issues of trust

Digital advertising needs to confront issues of trust

It was not long before talk in Cannes last week turned to the small matter of the $25 billion media business up for grabs in a series of global account reviews.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Should clients have access to agency digital analytics?

Should clients have access to agency digital analytics?

Has Nestlé opened a can of worms by saying brands should look at their own programmatic data, Gurjit Degun asks.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Why I'm closing down my agency

Why I'm closing down my agency

Now you've reached the top of the agency tree, are you ready to realise your dream of having your name above the door and fly solo? Matthew Bull's story might make you think twice.

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  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
Sore losers? Or do the Cannes critics have a point?

Sore losers? Or do the Cannes critics have a point?

By the time the final gold Lion was handed out on Saturday night, there were many things for people in the ad industry to be proud of.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
History of advertising: No 138: The JWT copy test

History of advertising: No 138: The JWT copy test

How would you describe the colour red to a blind person or - in as few words as possible - what snow is like to somebody who has never seen it?

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Is advertising science, art or both?

Is advertising science, art or both?

Is the famous Saatchi mantra that "nothing is impossible" about to be tested to destruction?

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  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
Judging awards brings home the pace of change

Judging awards brings home the pace of change

At some point in your career, you will be sitting with an industry luminary and they will begin to moan about the endless days they have spent sitting in darkened rooms, judging awards.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Twitter needs to unlock its data to drive growth

Twitter needs to unlock its data to drive growth

Only by providing the media sector with data and insight can the platform begin to increase revenue, David Benady writes.

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  • 08:00AM
  • News Analysis
Why we're loving: Lucy Robinson, head of comedy, Brothers and Sisters

Why we're loving: Lucy Robinson, head of comedy, Brothers and Sisters

Robinson, the producer of The 11 O'Clock Show and Pramface, has joined Brothers and Sisters in the new part-time role of head of comedy.

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  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
Global viewpoint from South Africa

Global viewpoint from South Africa

It was Desmond Tutu who coined the phrase "rainbow nation". And South Africa certainly is a colourful place to live and work.

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  • 08:00AM
  • Opinion
A view from Dave Trott: 'Sine qua non'

A view from Dave Trott: 'Sine qua non'

"Sine qua non" means "without which, nothing".

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  • 08:00AM
  • Feature
Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase 2015

Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase 2015

Time restrictions at Cannes dictated that there were only 14 new directors on show in this anniversary year. And while opportunities for young talent to work with brands remain scarce, the quality is as strong as ever, James Swift writes.

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  • 07:45AM
  • News Analysis
Cannes Lions 2015: the judges' verdict

Cannes Lions 2015: the judges' verdict

Never mind those nine US Supreme Court justices, the judges making the really tough decisions were holed up in a bunker deep below the French Riviera. Breaking their code of omertà, those arbiters of creative excellence relive their experiences and hail the work that made it all worthwhile.

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  • 12:00AM
  • News
TVPlayer to launch subscription service

TVPlayer to launch subscription service

TVPlayer, the live TV streaming service, is to launch a subscription service called TVPlayer Plus.

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