Yahoo has confirmed the appointment of Omnicom's Marc Bignell as head of trading across Europe, Middle East and Africa.
The high street offers advertisers a captive audience, with bus ad formats providing high-impact and effective creative solutions.
Viacom's purchase of Channel 5 from Northern & Shell is now unlikely to happen until at least September.
I had lunch the other day with a former big-agency CEO who went off and did a start-up a couple of years ago.
Red Bee Media could be forced to cull some of the 70-plus people working on its BBC account after the corporation announced it was ending the exclusive production deal at the end of next year.
Universal Music UK is launching a venture to offer ad agencies the services of composers who have worked on films such as Independence Day and Quantum Of Solace.
School's out for the summer - and so too, for once, is the sunshine. As teachers across the country pick themselves up and begin the healing process, spurred on no doubt by the promise that Michael Gove will not be returning to class in September, thoughts invariably turn to our own great escapes.
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 Scotland to give their views on the work of the main campaigns so far.
The best World Cup in living memory, despite the inevitable disappointment of England's early departure, beautifully showcased the convergence of "old" and "new" media, where the quality of the football was matched by the entertainment experience.
The World Cup is now over, but people are Tweeting about everyday life. Should brands join in, David Benady asks.
A recent reunion at my village school was a reminder of how much your earliest years shape you. I once made a stab at a career in advertising, but it finished before it began - me having been stumped by the second question on Young & Rubicam's 1994 graduate application form. It asked, simply enough, "If you were an animal, what would you be and why?" - but I didn't want to be a dolphin like, I assumed, everyone else.
It's the most overused word in marketing and advertising in 2014, so let's drill down to what personalisation actually means. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, it is "the process of making something suitable for the needs of a particular person". As amazing as that sounds, how can we possibly know about a particular person's needs? The answer is the second most overused word in marketing and advertising - data.
What does the word independent mean to you? For years, I grew in the fertile environment of London's digital agencies, so I can't read the word without seeing the smiles of suddenly rich agency founders as they hand the keys for their funky empire to a delighted grey-haired man in a suit and tie. The script goes like this: you found a business, you build, you promote, you make coy, ambiguous pronouncements about how you have no current plans to sell, and then you sell.