Britain's biggest supermarket continues to improve its brand perception and has almost, but not quite, caught up with its rivals' average score, according to chief executive Dave Lewis.
Wavemaker, PHD and MediaCom were winners alongside stand-out advertiser Smart Energy GB at consumer magazine advertising champion Magnetic's annual Spotlight awards.
MC&C Media has promoted Ben Foster to the new role of director of digital, with responsibility both for clients and the agency's own operations.
The Beyond Collective has hired David Frymann from McCann London to launch a strategic growth consultany, called Frontier.
WPP joint chief operating officer Mark Read has today emailed all staff at the group to tell them to expect respect from their colleagues and announce a group-wide code of conduct review.
WPP digital design agency AKQA is buying a majority stake in Universal Design Studio and Map Project Office in a bid to unite architecture, product and experience design for an undisclosed sum.
Freeview Play's internet-connected functionality will be beefed up with a mobile app as part of a £125m investment by the four shareholders of Digital UK.
WPP's unpublished investigation into its former chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell's conduct examined whether he used company funds to pay a prostitute, according to reports.
Statisticians are lobbying for the Advertising Standards Authority to take a harder line on the misuse of statistics in advertising.
Havas has created a comms-led offering to attract clients in the emerging blockchain and cryptocurrency fundraising space.
David Baddiel and Frank Skinner are briefly excited by the idea of working together again in a new ad for the Government's pensions guidance service.
Car manufacturer Honda has appointed Hakuhodo Collective to lead advertising strategy across Europe for three years following a four-way pitch.
Channel 4 has signed up Amazon to sponsor the ninth series of The Great British Bake Off, as well as its spin-off shows, for an estimated £5m.
In the next few weeks Facebook is to propose updates to its terms of service and to its data policy as part of moves to "improve privacy" that also include taking away the ability for third-party data providers like Experian to offer their targeting directly to advertisers on Facebook.
An ad that depicted Suzuki cars as fairground dodgems has avoided a ban from the ad watchdog despite attracting 35 complaints that it encouraged irresponsible driving.
The ad watchdog has rejected a complaint from the chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Statistics about the validity of Bulmers' claim that two-thirds of drinkers prefer it to Magners.
Entrepreneur Terence Kwok is building a $1bn hospitality company on the back of a product that solves the traveller's problem of getting mobile connectivity while abroad.
ISBA has welcomed Facebook's commitment to audit and police app developers' past and present access to user data and to share developments with advertisers.
ISBA director of public affairs Tanya Joseph is working to assemble a forum for members to share their experiences of pursuing greater diversity in their marketing teams and partners.
Media agency leaders expressed frustrations over the lack of understanding among client marketing and procurement teams of what it takes to run digital media-buying operations in the current environment.