The Advertising Standards Authority has decided not to investigate the Sainsbury's Christmas ad despite 727 complaints that its depiction of the First World War was distasteful.More
Does where an agency bases its headquarters matter? Yes. Because agencies have been instructive examples of brands since long before an understanding of brands became as centre stage as it is today. As with any brand, an agency s reputation is bui...
This has been a great year for all of us in the UK, right? A more buoyant industry and lots of fantastic work, not to mention a better performance in the awards shows. Wrong. It s not all good news at least, not in my view. This year has felt to...
Many people think of Seattle as Silicon Valley with more rain but, aside from a love of tech, we re very different places for creative people. Seattle is only the US s 17th-largest city (though, according to Fortune, it is its second-coolest). That...
The media agency is putting its faith in a user-experience focus after a two-year rollercoaster ride, Ed Owen reports.
Tell us about the project. We re helping school kids grow their very first moustache out of grass. The project is called "Grovember" and is something we re doing with our Miracle-Gro client in support of the charity. Schools have often got involved...
In a crowded market and after years of drifting, TBWA had lost its edge. Now, its new president and chief executive wants to simplify everything and reclaim the 'disruption' philosophy that the creative network is known for, Claire Beale writes.
Tracking users across devices is complex and, as tech giants such as Apple bring out new devices and Amazon reportedly makes its way into the market of the Internet of Things, the challenge is only set to increase. A myth exists in the industry tha...
Sainsbury's Christmas ad campaign demanded a production with sensitivity and authenticity, Tim Riley writes.
Ray Morgan, who has died aged 82, may have been credited with killing off the full-service agency. But he was a most unlikely assassin.
Grey London has appointed the Bartle Bogle Hegarty producer Glenn Paton to be its first head of film.
The advertising industry has seen a steady increase in the number of women in senior positions and people of ethnic minorities, according to the latest IPA Agency Census.
Cheil Worldwide has acquired a stake in Iris Worldwide in a deal that could value the agency at £80 million.
General Mills, the food company, is to consolidate the UK agency roster on its estimated £11 million account.
Dorchester Collection, which manages ten luxury hotels around the world, is looking for a creative agency.
I'm used to agencies telling me how great they really are, really: just look at all this work, and this smart thinking, and all these tools with silly names.
George Gallup s name is so firmly linked with the poll that bears his name that it s easy to forget how many of his pioneering research methods still used by admen today were evolved some 80 years ago in Young Rubicam s research department. G...
Agency employment costs are the biggest threat to operating profit margins, the latest Kingston Smith W1 survey reveals.By Ian Graham.
Mattel, the toy-maker, is looking for a creative agency to handle its Barbie brand.
Sir John Hegarty and the investment specialist Tom Teichman are launching an incubator business called The Garage and have bought a townhouse in Soho to hothouse start-ups at seed stage.
Hive, the British Gas service that allows users to control their heating through online tools, has released a content brief to agencies.
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