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The UK's largest group of garden centres, The Garden Centre Group, has appointed Now to handle its national rebrand.
The content marketing agency Kameleon has been appointed by the sofa retailer Sofaworks as its lead strategic agency.
It's the most overused word in marketing and advertising in 2014, so let's drill down to what personalisation actually means. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, it is "the process of making something suitable for the needs of a particular person"...
LinkedIn, the world's biggest online professional network service, has acquired a marketing services specialist Bizo for a reported deal valued around $175 million (£103m).
Wieden & Kennedy London hires creatives Danielle Noël and Thom Whitaker, and Steve Auckland becomes CEO of The Independent and Evening Standard operations, in this week's roundup of people moves in advertising, marketing and media.
Kelly Hoppen, the interior designer who has appeared on Dragons' Den, has enlisted Now to promote her new homeware collection.
Bonhams, the auction house, has appointed Contagious London to help it become a bigger name in contemporary art sales.
Tesco, Paddy Power, Adidas and PornHub are among the brands to have made the most of Germany's 7-1 thrashing of the hosts, Brazil, in the first World Cup semi-final last night.
JWT London has strengthened its customer marketing department with the appointment of Dixons Retail's Matthew Hounsell as CRM business director.
A surge in British national pride is needed to help British brands expand abroad successfully, the retail expert Mary Portas argued at Thinkbox's Think Big conference on Thursday.
Can Amazon's first smartphone and its intriguing shopping function disrupt the marketplace, David Benady asks.
Asos, the online fashion retailer, has launched a review of its European media account after the resignation of the incumbent, Carat.
After Specsavers quickly reacted to the footballer Luis Suárez biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini in a World Cup game with a tactical Twitter ad, Campaign takes a look at some of the optician's best ads.
Halfords has released an online campaign staring the Canadian comedian Tony Law as "the bike whisperer".
One of the things I liked about being a planner was seeing inside businesses - and that almost universal realisation that what everyone thought they were good at wasn't the real key to their success. What Nike is really good at is procurement. What H...
The UK, led by Adam & Eve/DDB, enjoyed a resurgence at Cannes last week, winning 102 Lions in total - including five Grands Prix, 26 golds and 25 silvers.
We live in a world of many screens, 90% of us will use two or more screens today to browse the internet and nearly 70% of us will buy something by first browsing on one device and then purchasing on another.
Lucky Generals have won the advertising account for the online fashion retailer Secretsales.com, following a three-way pitch process.
At this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity there were ten UK creative teams that stood out from the crowd, winning converted gongs for their campaigns.
Andrew Morley, the former leader of Motorola, has been appointed chief executive of Clear Channel UK with immediate effect.
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