Emmet McGonagle

New-business market improves as agencies move out of crisis mode

New-business market improves as agencies move out of crisis mode

Appointments fell by 24.8% year on year in first nine months of 2020.

John Cooper Clarke, George the Poet, Hussain Manawer and Kae Tempest: the rise of spoken word in ads
Amazon, Microsoft and Spotify are fastest growers in Best Global Brands ranking

Amazon, Microsoft and Spotify are fastest growers in Best Global Brands ranking

Facebook's brand value declines for third straight year – but Instagram is a newcomer in the top 20.

Cannes Lions launches digital masterbrand

Cannes Lions launches digital masterbrand

International Festival of Creativity is still set to take place next year.

John Lewis plans buy-back scheme in 'assertive and aggressive' sustainability push

John Lewis plans buy-back scheme in 'assertive and aggressive' sustainability push

Brand aims to contribute to circular economy with initiative that follows similar move by Ikea this week.

Burger King CMO on how to go ‘from zero to Mouldy Whopper’

Burger King CMO on how to go ‘from zero to Mouldy Whopper’

Fernando Machado discussed creativity at the EffWorks Global 2020 Conference.

Government’s ‘Cyber first’ campaign pulled amid online backlash

Government’s ‘Cyber first’ campaign pulled amid online backlash

Campaign called ‘crass’ by culture secretary.

Aunt Bessie’s celebrates Grey creative director’s nan in Yorkshire Pudding ad
Carlsberg taps Grey Europe for next leg of 'The Danish Way' brand platform

Carlsberg taps Grey Europe for next leg of 'The Danish Way' brand platform

Agency will also work on the global Tuborg account.

Vodafone calls on New Commercial Arts as global creative partner
D&AD's new president: ‘The world is burning and life's not always fair’

D&AD's new president: ‘The world is burning and life's not always fair’

Karmarama co-founder Naresh Ramchandani has been a member of D&AD since 2014.

Vodafone and Anomaly lose connection as brand searches for global creative agency
Tesco's new CEO: store experience far more important than advertising

Tesco's new CEO: store experience far more important than advertising

Ken Murphy spoke at supermarket's half-year results.

The Corner hails creative and financial freedom since buying back agency

The Corner hails creative and financial freedom since buying back agency

Agency regained independence from the Be Heard Partnership.

TikTok celebrates cultural roots in campaign for Black History Month

TikTok celebrates cultural roots in campaign for Black History Month

Work features content creators and outdoor activity.

Black Pound Day campaign aims to boost black-owned businesses

Black Pound Day campaign aims to boost black-owned businesses

Campaign created pro bono by Ogilvy Roots and WPP Roots.

ITV’s Black History Month spot brings culture and community to the fore

ITV’s Black History Month spot brings culture and community to the fore

Campaign highlights role of black art, food and literature in Britain.

‘Big Mouth’ agency on educating a generation about ‘spunk, boobs and all the rest’

‘Big Mouth’ agency on educating a generation about ‘spunk, boobs and all the rest’

Social Life worked on the ‘Guide to life’ social campaign for Netflix show Big Mouth.

‘Advertising was a canary in the mine’: Keith Weed hails industry’s Covid-19 response

‘Advertising was a canary in the mine’: Keith Weed hails industry’s Covid-19 response

Harriet Kingaby, co-chair of the Conscious Advertising Network, and Chris Kenna, chief executive of Brand Advance, disagreed.

Watford grads that launched Guappp agency find placements at Isobel