Ad agency news & analysis
Suzuki is releasing a brand campaign for its Swift range of cars including a TV spot that breaks on Monday.
Simon Labbett, the founder and creative director at Hometown London, questions whether bravery is ever an appropriate buzzword for the ad industry.
Belvita, the Mondelez-owned breakfast bar brand, has hired Droga5 Europe to handle its pan-European advertising account.
Mark Lund, a managing partner at Now, is leaving the agency he helped found to join McCann Worldgroup UK as its chief executive.
NSPCC, the child protection charity, has appointed Leo Burnett as its creative agency ahead of a major campaign it will launch this autumn.
The ad watchdog has banned a Jaguar Land Rover ad starring the actor Tom Hiddleston, who played Loki in the 'Thor' films, for encouraging drivers to behave irresponsibility.
O2 has launched the latest spot in its "be more dog" campaign, featuring the cat living like a hip hop star.
McCain Foods has launched a review of its £20 million UK creative advertising account, putting incumbent BMB at risk.
Young's Seafood has appointed Quiet Storm to handle its estimated £10 million advertising account, ending its relationship with Mother.
Wonga's new chairman Andy Haste has vowed to scrap the elderly puppet characters the pay-day lender uses in its advertising.
TTI, British-based owner of the Vax range of floor care products, has appointed New York's Johannes Leonardo as its lead creative shop.
Transport for London has unveiled a major behavioural change campaign to try and get people in the capital to be more considerate of each other when they are on the roads.
Chambord, the raspberry liqueur, is releasing its first TV campaign since appointing Wieden & Kennedy to its creative account.
South Africa's Advertising Standards Authority has dropped an investigation into a controversial charity ad that showed a white woman feeding scraps to a black child, after the organisation withdrew the spot and apologised.
Betfred has appointed Brothers and Sisters to its creative account after a competitive pitch.
Gymbox, the London chain of gyms, has appointed Albion to handle its advertising without a pitch.
Chiltern Railways is reviewing its creative advertising account putting the incumbent, Connect Group, on alert.
Metcalfe's, which was founded by one of the men behind Pret A Manger, is releasing its first TV ad.
Omnicom has appointed Troy Ruhanen, an executive vice-president at the ad group, as the president and chief executive of TBWA Worldwide, replacing Tom Carroll.
Bonhams, the auction house, has appointed Contagious London to help it become a bigger name in contemporary art sales.
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