Simon Gwynn

Deputy news editor

Simon Gwynn is deputy news editor at Campaign. Contact him at simon.gwynn@haymarket.com or 0208 267 5694.

What do this year's Christmas ads say about the national mood?
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What do this year's Christmas ads say about the national mood?

You probably don't need Sigmund Freud for this...

John Lewis ads: a chronology of the original tracks
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John Lewis ads: a chronology of the original tracks

Four decades of musical inspiration for the retailer...

Exceedingly good news: Premier Foods promotes marketing boss as sales grow
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Exceedingly good news: Premier Foods promotes marketing boss as sales grow

Yilmaz Erceyes becomes chief marketing officer as Mr Kipling owner boosts media investment.

MullenLowe Group wins global Bayer ad business
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MullenLowe Group wins global Bayer ad business

Team led by MullenLowe UK beat Omnicom in pitch.

Saatchi & Saatchi hires Kerry Roper as head of design
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Saatchi & Saatchi hires Kerry Roper as head of design

He left Dark Horses after less than a year.

Disability campaign takes to Piccadilly Lights to highlight 'purple pound'
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Disability campaign takes to Piccadilly Lights to highlight 'purple pound'

Purple Tuesday calls on businesses to make themselves more accessible to disabled people.

Diageo and Creative Equals take #CreativeComeback scheme global
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Diageo and Creative Equals take #CreativeComeback scheme global

Returner scheme supports women going back to work in creative industries following career break.

Boots takes on stress of gift-buying with frenetic Christmas campaign
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Boots takes on stress of gift-buying with frenetic Christmas campaign

Film, launching on Saturday evening, promotes brand's ultra-targeted 'Bootiques' aimed at various personality types.

M&S bids to get UK 'jumping for joy' in Odd's Christmas debut ad
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M&S bids to get UK 'jumping for joy' in Odd's Christmas debut ad

Knitwear-focused TV ad features dance craze...

Embrace the uncomfortable: takeaways from Changing Faces
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Embrace the uncomfortable: takeaways from Changing Faces

Campaign brought together industry trailblazers for an event on boosting ethnic diversity in the advertising and marketing industries.

Lidl launches first Christmas campaign by Karmarama
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Lidl launches first Christmas campaign by Karmarama

Spot from supermarket is packed with classic festive cues.

Google ramps up ecommerce offering with shopping ads on YouTube
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Google ramps up ecommerce offering with shopping ads on YouTube

Move comes after research predicting Amazon will make inroads into Google's dominance of search marketing.

NHS targets uni applicants with nursing recruitment poster campaign
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NHS targets uni applicants with nursing recruitment poster campaign

Six-sheet executions feature copy in verse form illustrating nursing specialisms.

Visa partners Channel 4, Global and Guardian for second seasonal singalong
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Visa partners Channel 4, Global and Guardian for second seasonal singalong

Queen classic replaces Mariah track this year...

Smart Energy CMO Gavin Sheppard to step down
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Smart Energy CMO Gavin Sheppard to step down

Sheppard joined government-backed company in 2014.

Unilever pledges no more ads on Pornhub after press criticism
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Unilever pledges no more ads on Pornhub after press criticism

Kraft Heinz declines to say whether it would advertise on porn site again after Sunday Times investigation.

Karen Blackett to industry leaders: Check your circle to boost diversity
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Karen Blackett to industry leaders: Check your circle to boost diversity

WPP's UK boss makes an impassioned argument for the business case for diversity at Campaign's Changing Faces event.

The big freeze: Iceland partners Disney's Frozen 2 for Christmas spot
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The big freeze: Iceland partners Disney's Frozen 2 for Christmas spot

Ad features characters from hit franchise playing game of charades.

Argos bangs the drum for Christmas catalogue in 1980s-soundtracked ad
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Argos bangs the drum for Christmas catalogue in 1980s-soundtracked ad

Father and daughter story celebrates emotional role played by catalogue in building excitement for Christmas.

Amazon presenting delivery options in misleading way, ASA rules
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Amazon presenting delivery options in misleading way, ASA rules

Layout of page encouraging shoppers to join Amazon Prime could lead them to sign up without meaning to, watchdog said.