Pitch update: Carling, Danone, Tu, JD Williams

Carling held pitch briefings this week and Sainsbury's is conducting tissue meetings for its Tu clothing brand.

Pitch update: Carling, Danone, Tu, JD Williams

Brothers and Sisters, FCB Inferno, Havas London and Saatchi & Saatchi attended pitch briefings with Carling on Monday. The incumbent, Creature of London, is no longer part of the process. Molson Coors, Carling’s parent, kicked off talks in October.

Adam & Eve/DDB, BETC Paris, Droga5 New York and Mother London are pitching for the global ad account for Danone yoghurts. Y&R currently works on the business.

Lucky Generals has won Tennent’s lager and Bulmers Irish Cider, both owned by C&C Group. The agency will work with interim chief marketing officer Gav Thompson, a Lucky Generals client while at Paddy Power.

Sainsbury’s is holding tissue meetings this week through AAR for its Tu clothing and homeware ad account, which has been separated from the supermarket business. Portas, Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, Seven and The Corner are in the running.

JD Williams, the online retailer, is holding tissue meetings with BMB, Publicis London and RKCR/Y&R this week.

Vimto held chemistry meetings last week for its creative review through Creativebrief.