Financial Times 'essential' by DDB UK

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The Financial Times has launched a major corporate campaign entitled with the strapline "Some tools aren't a luxury."

The print and outdoor campaign is aimed at positioning the corporate FT subscription as an essential business tool that companies cannot afford to be without.

Three executions, created by DDB UK, feature a paratrooper in freefall, empty-handed arctic explorers and an unarmed police squad. The aim is to convey that although an FT corporate subscription is a cost to your business, the benefits you get in return are invaluable.

Caroline Halliwell, FT’s director of brand & B2B marketing, said: "It is more important than ever for businesses to be equipped with tools that keep them ahead of less well-informed competitors.  The question we want our audience to ask isn't "can we afford to have a subscription" but instead "can we afford not to have one".

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Credits

Client
Caroline Halliwell
Director of Brand & B2B Marketing

Creative agency
DDB UK

Executive Creative Director
Jeremy Craigen

Creative Partners
Sam Oliver & Shishir Patel

Copywriter
Mike Crowe

Art director
Rob Messeter

Media agency
Maxus

Photographer
iStock

Business Director
Charlie Elliot

Account Manager
Zoë Hinckley

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