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Saatchi & Saatchi, SapientNitro, Wieden & Kennedy and Iris emerged victorious at the annual awards for the marketing consultancy Oystercatchers last night.
Marks & Spencer has won Campaign's hotly contested battle of the Christmas ads, with over 30 per cent of the online votes.
Paul Hammersley, the chief executive of EDC UK, is leaving the agency group, following its operational separation from its sister agencies in North America.
Each year a group of neo-Nazis march through a small German town.
7Up Free, the sugar free lemon and lime fizzy drink owned by PepsiCo, is launching a global campaign featuring people with quirky interests, like urban knitting.
The Havas board has approved the Bolloré Group's attempt to buy a controlling stake in the company.
Cheil Worldwide is buying a stake in Iris as part of a deal giving the South Korean agency group the option to later acquire 100 per cent of the business.
Zurich is today launching a Europe-wide cinema and online campaign showing the insurer's employees going to great lengths to protect some snowmen.
Paul Wheeler, the chief operating officer of MediaCom North Group, asks: "Is it time for agencies in London to return to the regions?"
People who worked in advertising during the 70s or who have vivid memories of the industry during that decade, are being asked to help a project that wants to bring the history of that period to life.
Proximity London, the Omnicom-owned direct marketing agency, has hired VCCP Me's Nick Baker as a planning director.
Grant Thornton, the accounting and business advisory company, has appointed Possible as its global digital agency.
King Digital Entertainment has launched a global ad campaign to promote its new game Candy Crush Soda Saga.
Unsold jumble sale items come alive and sing 'I Want To Know What Love Is' in a new campaign for Freeview, the free-to-air digital TV service.
GLH, the hotel company that owns the Thistle brand, among others, has appointed Mr President as the lead strategic and creative agency for two new brands.
Gala Interactive, part of Gala Coral Group, has appointed The7stars to its £5.7 million media planning and buying account after a competitive pitch.
Ray Morgan, one of the most influential figures in the professionalisation of media planning and buying, has died aged 82.
Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO has won the Open University's £10 million advertising account after a competitive pitch.
Droga5 has promoted Sarah Thompson, its New York chief executive, and Jonny Bauer, the New York chief strategy officer, to global roles.
The Crown Commercial Service has told agencies on the Government's creative roster that it will extend their contracts for another year.
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