Ad agency news & analysis
Johnnie Walker, the Diageo-owned whisky brand, is reviewing its global advertising account.
Greg Delaney and Mark Lund, the founders of DLKW Lowe, have backed Trigger Buzz, a new company providing real-time creative content for brands.
Argos is releasing the second ad in its "get set go Argos" campaign.
Funding Circle, the peer-to-peer lending company, has picked Karmarama to handle its creative account after a competitive pitch.
Dom Joly has directed a hidden camera stunt in the style of his famous' Trigger Happy' TV show as part of M&C Saatchi's campaign for NatWest and the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Addison Lee positions itself as the business-class taxi service in a new campaign designed to separate the company from rivals, including Uber.
Lenovo, the Chinese tech giant, has launched a global ad campaign starring its product engineer Ashton Kutcher.
Kevin Chesters, the executive planning director at Mcgarrybowen, explains the fine balance between clients who pay the bills and those that allow agencies to do creatively interesting work.
Subway has launched the latest spot in its ongoing "my sub, my way" campaign, featuring the flamenco dancer Gareth Twinkleman.
The Hospital Club last night announced the winners of its hClub100 awards, with agencies Blue Rubicon, Grey London, We Are Social and The Sunshine Company featuring in the advertising, marketing and PR category.
McCain Foods has appointed Adam & Eve/DDB to its £20 million creative account.
Mars Chocolate UK has unveiled a Snickers ad featuring the Rowan Atkinson character Mr Bean as a martial arts master.
Audi has launched a 60-second TV spot to promote its A7 Sportback as a premium saloon.
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.
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