Branding news & analysis
Yorkshire Tea has celebrated Yorkshire Day today by re-creating the head of Mel B, the former Spice Girl, in cake.
Manifesto brands stand for a cause, have something to say and are ready to agitate. Phil Teer offers tips on how to be one.
Future reports "good progress" with its transformation programme in its Interim Management Statement for the three months to June 2014, confirming the media group has secured more financial headroom following the £24 million sale of its sports and cr...
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.
Live streamed coverage of Thinkbox's Big Think event. Experts including Sir John Hegarty and Mary Portas will be talking about some of the hottest topics for brands, marketing and media. TV might get a mention too.
Following a long-standing legal challenge, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has sided with Karen Millen in a ruling that should offer greater protection for designers in future.
Bono, the U2 front man, has called on adland to use its "big brains" to combat "compassion fatigue" during a speech at the Cannes Lions festival.
Sir Martin Sorrell hailed "brilliant work for clients" as accolades for 47 agencies, including network of the year for Ogilvy & Mather, helped win holding company of the year for WPP at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2014.
A trade mark-led battle of the vapours could be coming to the UK following a spate of legal challenges in the US. Consumer brand owners need to be vigilant and be prepared to enforce their rights if necessary.
Sir Martin Sorrell, the founder and chief executive of WPP, revelled in the collapse of the proposed $35 billion Publicis Omnicom Group in Cannes this week.
News UK is preparing to make newspaper history tomorrow when it delivers The Sun to every household in England, a move the tabloid's editor David Dinsmore calls the "greatest print initiative of recent times".
Exclusive pictures of the Brand Republic Digital Awards 2014 after party, and some indication of what went on in the Vine booth.
ITV Commercial has landed Dunelm, the homewares retailer, as launch sponsor for the broadcaster's new pay TV channel, ITV Encore.
This year's crop of high-achieving millennials will make many of us feel like Timothy Lumsden by comparison. To make things worse, they are probably too young even to have heard of Timothy Lumsden. Anyway, here are the fab 14 already taking the adver...
There is a reason why Eskimos have 100 different words for snow. Right now, the media industry can learn a lot from this.
D&AD awarded a record seven Black Pencils at its awards last week, with gongs for Volvo Trucks "epic split" with Jean-Claude Van Damme by Forsman & Bodenfors as well as one for a gravity-powered light from a UK company.
Response to advertising in tablet editions of newspapers is up to 40 times higher than that tracked online, according to the industry's first study commissioned by Newsworks.
With World Cup fever gaining momentum, brand owners should think twice before attempting to piggyback on the sporting event, as they risk falling foul of stringent marketing and advertising rules that apply.
WPP, the world's largest marketing communications group, has reported revenue up 1.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2014 after a negative impact of exchange rates, but continued strong like-for-like growth in the UK and North America.
Bombay Sapphire has launched the second year of its 'Imagination Series' of five sponsored short films, after one from last year's series won a Bafta for Gravity Road in January.
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