HOTLINE: Six Continents Retail chooses Publicis

Six Continents Retail - formerly the Bass group - has chosen

Publicis to handle the creative assignment on its £1 million Toby

Carvery business. The account was previously with McCann-Erickson

Manchester. Advertising for the chain will complement the accounts for

Harvester restaurants and Vintage Inns, owned by Six Continents and

already handled by Publicis. Media buying is with MindShare.