Simon Gwynn

Deputy news editor

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

P&G: strong FMCG competition is bolstering marketing spend
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P&G: strong FMCG competition is bolstering marketing spend

Gillette and Pampers owner reported organic sales were up 5% in quarterly results.

Pernod Ricard promotes Toni Ingram to top brand role at The Gin Hub
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Pernod Ricard promotes Toni Ingram to top brand role at The Gin Hub

Head of experiential Kenny Hyslop also handed expanded role.

Domino's marketing boss Tony Holdway to join Dreams
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Domino's marketing boss Tony Holdway to join Dreams

Holdway joined pizza chain in 2016 after stint at BHS.

Burger King: 'If something makes us slightly nervous, we're in a good place'
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Burger King: 'If something makes us slightly nervous, we're in a good place'

Katie Evans and Ian Heartfield on being 'ballsy'...

Carlsberg staff read out brutal verdicts on their beer in Twitter campaign
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Carlsberg staff read out brutal verdicts on their beer in Twitter campaign

Social video follows bizarre promoted tweets that began appearing last week.

Burger King will serve only Whoppers tomorrow in bid to reignite consumer love
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Burger King will serve only Whoppers tomorrow in bid to reignite consumer love

Customers ordering anything else will be given a Whopper.

Ribena goes craft in £6.2m campaign
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Ribena goes craft in £6.2m campaign

Juice drink is talking up 81-year history.

Carlsberg campaign admits: we probably weren't the best, after all
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Carlsberg campaign admits: we probably weren't the best, after all

Activity comes after lower-alcohol beer was relaunched last month with new recipe.

Butcher's Pet Care returns to TV after five years with £4m campaign
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Butcher's Pet Care returns to TV after five years with £4m campaign

New spot, by Birmingham-based Life, debuts during Britain's Got Talent.

MediaMonks hires Kieve Ducharme to lead growth of London office
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MediaMonks hires Kieve Ducharme to lead growth of London office

Ducharme joins from Prodigious Worldwide.

4Creative chief Alice Tonge to leave Channel 4
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4Creative chief Alice Tonge to leave Channel 4

She was behind 'We're the superhumans'...

Pick of the Week: Foster's resurrection of Brad and Dan is a surprising success
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Pick of the Week: Foster's resurrection of Brad and Dan is a surprising success

Who would ever have thought it would feel good to see these guys again?

Haagen-Dazs commits to gender inclusivity in global review
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Haagen-Dazs commits to gender inclusivity in global review

General Mills ice-cream brand wants 'provocative' approach to marketing.

Coca-Cola partners Channel 4 for women's football show
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Coca-Cola partners Channel 4 for women's football show

Soft drink will sponsor weekly show hosted by Clare Balding.

Tesco's new brands 'beating discounters on price'
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Tesco's new brands 'beating discounters on price'

Value-focused Exclusively at Tesco brands are key ingredient in strong results, according to Dave Lewis.

Lastminute.com spreads in-housing gospel after insourcing media
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Lastminute.com spreads in-housing gospel after insourcing media

Business is launching Playbook, a consultancy that will help other brands take their media and marketing in-house.

Whisky ad showing man jumping off cliff deemed 'irresponsible'
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Whisky ad showing man jumping off cliff deemed 'irresponsible'

Spot for The Macallan was created by J Walter Thompson.

Coca-Cola hops on 'functional' drinks trend with Aquarius launch
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Coca-Cola hops on 'functional' drinks trend with Aquarius launch

Drink comes in lemon and lime flavours, containing zinc and magnesium respectively.

Accenture follows Droga5 deal by acquiring Madrid-based Shackleton
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Accenture follows Droga5 deal by acquiring Madrid-based Shackleton

Move also follows purchases in Germany, Denmark and Netherlands.

Gatorade turns sweat into an art form with Messi and Jesus campaign
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Gatorade turns sweat into an art form with Messi and Jesus campaign

Work is part of PepsiCo's partnership with Uefa...