Ad agency news & analysis
Smirnoff has released a TV campaign across four African countries for its Ice Double Black and Ice Double Black Guarana drinks, as part of a push in the continent by parent company Diageo.
Warehouse, the fashion retailer, has appointed Sunshine as its creative agency of record, without a pitch.
Argos has given its alien family mascots a swan song ad before saying goodbye after three years.
GeoLotto, the online map-based lottery game, has entered into a partnership with Channel 5 as a key part of the brand's relaunch.
If Scotland votes yes to independence tomorrow, its major cities would become outliers, London will become more of a competitor for business and the remaining UK will be diminished, warned Martin Sorrell, chief executive and founder of WPP.
Hovis has appointed Mother London to its creative account after a competitive pitch.
Virgin Trains has pumped £8 million into an integrated campaign, as part of a new strategy to refocus on its brand.
Royal Philips has released a campaign to push its new range of digitally-connected lightbulbs.
Notonthehighstreet.com, the online retailer, sets out its stall as a brand in a quirky new TV campaign.
Comedians Paddy McGuinness and Alastair James Hay (Al Murray) star in Public Health England's £3.2 million campaign for Stoptober, the annual drive to encourage smokers to quit this October.
Nando's Grocery has appointed 18 Feet & Rising to its £4 million global advertising account, without a pitch.
Unilever has appointed DDB to be the global creative agency for its Wall's ice cream brand, following a pitch led by Adam & Eve/DDB.
Dove Men+Care has moved its global advertising account to Ogilvy & Mather, ending its relationship with Bartle Bogle Hegarty.
Havas has confirmed it will be moving all of its London agencies into a single site in King's Cross, after signing a deal for 3 Pancras Square.
Campaign takes a look at the actor Jean Claude Van Damme's greatest ads.
Atomic London has picked up the brand consultancy and advertising brief for Lotus, the British sports car manufacturer.
The Times has launched a further instalment of its Unquiet Film Series documenting the kidnapping and return of two journalists in Syria.
Havas has reported income before tax of €94 million (£74.2 million) across the first half of the year, up 5.6 per cent year on year, as UK revenues surged almost 20 per cent in the same period.
McDonald's is marking 40 years in the UK with a TV campaign that frames the fast-food chain as the backdrop to life's big and small events.
Intel, the computer chip manufacturer with revenue of $52.7 billion (£31.8 billion), is reviewing its global creative account, putting the incumbent, Venables Bell & Partners, on alert.
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