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Mary Portas, retail guru, broadcaster, campaigner and founder of Portas the Retail Agency, believes that "great ideas happen by chance" and gets her biggest kick from "the next thing I'm doing, the next thing I'm learning".
Lida has rehired its former deputy managing director Louise Whitcombe, the CRM director at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, as its first chief operating officer.
James Cameron, Vivienne Westwood, Heston Blumenthal and the Freakonomics author Steven Levitt shared insights and spread inspiration to a marketing audience at Idea Exchange (iEX2013).
Burberry has partnered with Google to launch a social campaign that allows users to send their real kisses around the world.
Boris Johnson, London's mayor, has agreed a £1.5bn deal to redevelop Silvertown Quays in the capital's Docklands area and turn it into the world's first "global brands centre".
Domino's has said it has to behave more like a media owner today than ever before, so as to achieve "less manipulation and more inspiration".
Boots is driven by the campaigning values of its founder Jesse Boot, according to Elizabeth Fagan, marketing director of Boots UK, at today's Media360 event.
Lego UK has appointed former Bacardi global brand director Rebecca Snell as head of UK marketing.
Channel 4 is going to broadcast the first exclusively French ad break during the launch episode of French zombie drama 'The Returned', with subtitled ads from L'Oreal, Renault, Bel Boursin and Emirates.
Ministry of Sound's upcoming album Marbella Sessions is to feature in two special episodes of 'The Only Way is Essex', making it the first brand to have a paid-for placement on the show.
A 1960s classic ad starring Tony Hancock for eggs, Carling's humorous take on male bonding and a recent ad for Thinkbox itself are 3 great TV ads that Elizabeth Fagan, executive marketing director for Boots, admires but had nothing to do with. Her ch...
Sage by Heston Blumenthal, a new range of appliances from the celebrity chef, has appointed MBA to handle its UK advertising account.
Ikea's ad featuring a family at war with their garden gnomes has escaped an Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) investigation, despite the ad watchdog receiving almost 50 complaints.
Goodstuff Communications has picked up the UK media planning and buying business for Diesel TimeFrames, a joint venture between Fossil Watches and Diesel, after a pitch against incumbent Mindshare.
Altering the environment can enhance the taste and enjoyment of whisky by up to 20%, an experiment by Diageo has found.
Sudocrem, the nappy rash cream brand, has appointed independent advertising agency The Minimart to its £3m UK ad account as it looks to expand the brand.
Polycell is launching its Quick Drying Polyfilla Spray with an online spot by 18 Feet & Rising, which features a bottom.
Ronan Dunne, chief executive of Telefonica (O2), shares his top five tips for getting to the top in the business world.
Jane Shields, the group sales and marketing director of Next, has been promoted to the retailer's board as an executive director.
LG has awarded the bulk of its $400 (£263m) global media account to Havas Media Group's Arena Media, but will keep the North American business with the incumbent, WPP's Mindshare.
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