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Greg Delaney and Mark Lund, the founders of DLKW Lowe, have backed Trigger Buzz, a new company providing real-time creative content for brands.
A graduate has scored a one-month trial at VCCP after sending the agency a David Brent-inspired video application.
Naked Communications has appointed Cyrus Vantoch-Wood, a creative director at Cheil London, to develop and lead its UK creative team.
Currys PC World is launching a brand campaign ahead of the Christmas season with the strapline "we start with you".
Argos is releasing the second ad in its "get set go Argos" campaign.
Philips is unveiling an online campaign starring the Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, aimed at encouraging people to ditch bottled juice in favour of making fresh juices at home.
Publicis Groupe's ZenithOptimedia's estimated £200 million European media business for O2, including the £50 million account in the UK, has been snatched away from them, following an intervention from Havas Media stakeholder and Vivendi chairman, Vin...
Funding Circle, the peer-to-peer lending company, has picked Karmarama to handle its creative account after a competitive pitch.
The BBC has created an online 'Doctor Who' game called 'The Doctor and the Dalek' to encourage children to get into coding.
The Bolloré Group is attempting to secure a controlling stake in Havas, the world's sixth-largest advertising company, but has ruled out an imminent sale.
The biggest risk to the UK ad industry is British brands failing to show an understanding of the austerity and hardship people are facing, according to former London 2012 marketing chief Greg Nugent.
Haig Club, the Diageo-owned whisky brand, has released a TV ad that stars David Beckham and was directed by Guy Ritchie.
Taylor Swift gets lost in a sea of kittens in the latest TV campaign for Diet Coke.
Mindshare has hired Somo's Neil Bruce as head of mobile, replacing James Chandler, who recently moved into a newly created role as global mobile director for Mindshare.
Lindsay Pattison is named global chief executive of Maxus, while the Football League makes two appointments in a restructure of its commercial operation, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing and media.
iProspect has appointed of Britt Soeder as head of owned media in the UK. Soeder joins from Greenlight and will be responsible for leading iProspect's natural search team.
The Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) has been forced to withdraw "incredibly sexist" marketing material encouraging young people to join the organisation.
Grey London has promoted its chief creative officer, Nils Leonard, to chairman.
Omega Pharma, the over-the-counter healthcare company, has appointed The Corner to its £15 million creative account.
Fallon London has appointed Nick Bell, formerly of DDB and Leo Burnett, as its executive creative director.
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