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YouTube supergroup covers 'Uptown Funk' for Mark Ronson and Mastercard

YouTube supergroup covers 'Uptown Funk' for Mark Ronson and Mastercard

McCann London pulls together "Priceless Surprise" to commemorate client's 18th year sponsoring the BRIT Awards

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Hong Kong loan campaign breaks up ad traditions

Hong Kong loan campaign breaks up ad traditions

Ogilvy & Mather helps MoneyHero portray a questionable life choice in a humorous way

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Relentless march of ad toys sees Confused.com jump on it for assembly-line spot

Relentless march of ad toys sees Confused.com jump on it for assembly-line spot

Unsophisticated but single-minded execution grabs attention and imparts a clear message

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St Luke's on alert as Sunny loans kicks off creative review

St Luke's on alert as Sunny loans kicks off creative review

Sunny, the short-term-loans company, is on the hunt for an agency to handle its creative business.

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Rugby World Cup 2015: How brands are getting in on the action

Rugby World Cup 2015: How brands are getting in on the action

Marketing keeps track of how brands are getting involved with the Rugby World Cup 2015, whether they are sponsors or not.

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Rugby World Cup: MasterCard's five lessons in sponsoring a major sporting event

Rugby World Cup: MasterCard's five lessons in sponsoring a major sporting event

Got a spare £6.5m? Congratulations! You're in line to become a top tier sponsor for one of the world's most popular sporting events - the Rugby World Cup.

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Virgin Money revives rock-and-roll art of TV-throwing

Virgin Money revives rock-and-roll art of TV-throwing

"Once again the TVs will fly and we shall rock," shouts comedian Glenn Wool before TV after TV is catapulted by a steel trebuchet aiming 100m away at a Virgin Money bullseye.

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In Singapore, Visa's 'Uncle Sim' dispenses life-hacking tips

In Singapore, Visa's 'Uncle Sim' dispenses life-hacking tips

Character explains benefits of contactless payments

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Visa London ePrix electric car racing event garners Usain Bolt's Twitter support

Visa London ePrix electric car racing event garners Usain Bolt's Twitter support

Visa has got Olympic gold medallist sprinter Usain Bolt onboard its London ePrix event, with the Jamaican offering a "fan boost" via Twitter to the driver who wins a 100 metre sprint ahead of Saturday...

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Anarchy in the UK banking sector! Virgin sexes up money with Pistols themed cards

Anarchy in the UK banking sector! Virgin sexes up money with Pistols themed cards

Virgin Money has ramped up efforts to make finance more attractive with a Sex Pistols illustrated credit card.

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Barclaycard launches major marketing push telling people how to 'get more out of today'

Barclaycard launches major marketing push telling people how to 'get more out of today'

Barclaycard is promoting the virtues of its products, such as being able to buy advance tickets and make contactless payments, via a major integrated marketing push using the strapline 'Get More Out Of...

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Barclays renews Pride in London sponsorship to support LGBT community and promote Pingit

Barclays renews Pride in London sponsorship to support LGBT community and promote Pingit

Barclays has signed up as headline sponsor of Pride in London for the second year in a row, with the bank using the tie-up to promote Pingit and allow people to use the payment app to donate money to the...

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Schwarzenegger stars in Comparethemarket.com ad

Schwarzenegger stars in Comparethemarket.com ad

Comparethemarket.com's meerkats bump into the action movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger in a new ad promoting the company's two-for-one cinema ticket deal.

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Lloyds review is a lesson in media management

Lloyds review is a lesson in media management

Lloyds Banking Group is the sort of über-client in any agency's portfolio that demands close attention, but for Group M to retain its media business last week demanded a complete restructure.

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Samsung readies US summer launch for Apple Pay rival

Samsung readies US summer launch for Apple Pay rival

US owners of Samsung's new S6 phones will be able to use them to pay for their shopping instead of swiping their bank cards from this summer.

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Pitch update: Wonga, Budgens and Sainsbury's
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Should agencies axe unethical clients?
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Watchdog tells payday lenders they must appear on price-comparison sites

Watchdog tells payday lenders they must appear on price-comparison sites

Payday lenders have been told by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that their products must appear on at least one price-comparison site to allow consumers to shop around for the most competitive...

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Bloomberg launches business hub to expand beyond the city

Bloomberg launches business hub to expand beyond the city

Bloomberg has expanded its media footprint with the launch of a new flagship media site, Bloomberg Business, designed to broaden the financial giant's remit in the business world.

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The Money Shop launches 'empathetic' TV ad

The Money Shop launches 'empathetic' TV ad

The Money Shop, the loans company, is advertising its new loan product with an ad that explains how it can help people afford everyday items.

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