Stories continue to break on our Website and over the past week
subscribers would have seen the following:
- Wednesday13.18 Fear of Islamic terror attack makes Cairo a tough sell
- Tuesday 18.06 Scottish IPA launches ad campaign
- Tuesday 14.04 Insurance giant names Saatchi & Saatchi NY as new
- Tuesday 14.03 ABC confirms BBC Online as leading UK site
- Friday 16.24 BBJ beats Walker Media to pounds 5 million RAC
- Friday 14.04 Capital Radio to acquire Xfm
- Friday 13.53 Unilever centralises US TV buying
- Friday 12.58 DDB Needham Chicago wins dollars 40 million Pep Boys
The spread of votes for favourite ads was much closer this week, with
Nicky Clarke coming out on top.
1. Nicky Clarke (Publicis Focus) 38%
2. Ryvita (Ogilvy & Mather) 22%
3= Orange (WCRS) 16%
3= Accurist (TBWA Simons Palmer) 16% 5. Adidas (Leagas Delaney) 11% In
the swingometer, the forthcoming return to advertising of Hornby Trains
and Scalectrix was given a warm welcome with 80 per cent supporting the
There was also no doubt on the question, ’Do political ads in the UK
need an independent watchdog separate from the Advertising Standards
Authority?’ with 62 per cent voting ’no’.
The closest vote saw Euro RSCG’s new Citroen ad featuring Claudia
Schiffer stripping down to her underwear get the thumbs-up from 59 per
cent of voters.
The Fence Our online discussion area gets a new funkier, quickfire
format. It’s usually one of the subscription channels but for the next
four weeks it’s free.
Private View Pete Gatley from M&C Saatchi reviews Nicky Clarke, Alliance
& Leicester, Trebor Bassett, McDonald’s, Northern Foods and
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