The agencies fighting for Thetrainline.com’s advertising business include Anomaly, Mother, TBWA\London and VCCP. The incumbent, DLKW Lowe, has decided not to repitch. Thetrainline.com has also kicked off a review of its media account, which is currently held by Vizeum. It is understood that Vizeum will not be part of the pitch.
AO.com has whittled down contenders for its creative account to four agencies after chemistry meetings. The shops will find out who they are competing against at the end of the week when they attend a meeting at AO.com’s headquarters in Bolton.
Royal London: VCCP is not repitching
Royal London held chemistry meetings this week for its media planning and buying account. The incumbent, VCCP, is not involved.
It is understood that Wonga may already be working with an ad agency ahead of a big relaunch, which could come as early as this month.
AAR is handling all of the reviews above.
Scottish Power: tissue meeting stage
Scottish Power, the utilities company, is holding tissue meetings for its UK advertising next week. Creativebrief is overseeing the process.
Cancer Research UK held chemistry meetings last week for its creative account as it looks for an agency to develop a brand campaign.