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Samsung has created an outdoor campaign to coincide with the first birthday of the future monarch, Prince George, featuring pictures of another baby George.
Molson Coors, which owns the Carling, Coors Light and Cobra beer brands, is reviewing its international media planning and buying business, including the £22 million UK account.
18 July 2014: Vizeum joins the table after landing Camelot.
Weve, the mobile joint venture between EE, O2 and Vodafone, is set to appoint the former G2 Joshua and ZenithOptimedia leader, Tim Hipperson, as interim chief executive.
11 July 2014: The7stars climbs up the league after winning the combined account for P&O Cruises and Cunard.
Neymar, Brazil's injured star striker, was the player with the highest sponsorship value in the UK during the first three weeks of the World Cup, according to research from MediaCom's Business Science team.
Starcom MediaVest Group is to move into offices on the site of the former Turnmills nightclub, while its sister agency Saatchi & Saatchi will relocate from Charlotte Street to Chancery Lane next year.
Bauer Media, the owner of Kiss, Empire and Grazia, has made more changes to its commercial team, following the arrival of Richard Dunmall, the group managing director of advertising.
Telefónica, the owner of O2, has consolidated its global media planning and buying account into Publicis Groupe, retaining ZenithOptimedia in the UK.
4 July 2014: MEC and Mindshare add one account each, while the7stars and OMD join the table.
Omnicom Media Group's EMEA chief of 13 years is not quite ready to leave the company yet - particularly in the midst of the biggest-ever social experiment. By Louise Ridley.
Camelot, the operator of The National Lottery, has consolidated its £40 million media planning and buying account into Vizeum, after a final two-way shoot out against one of the incumbents, OMD UK.
Final entries for this year's Media Week Awards, the biggest night of the year for the British media industry, must be submitted by Thursday (3 July) to qualify.
Jonathan Durden, the co-founder of PHD, has launched a male grooming brand called Below the Belt, (BTB), with Geoff Percy, the former chief executive of Simple Health & Beauty.
Eric Weaver, the chief social officer for the G14 region at IPG Mediabrands, explains how and why IPG Mediabrands has developed a solution to prove the value of social media.
Fetch, the mobile agency, has hired Paul-Eric Lefebvre as its first creative director for its London office.
As part of ITN Production's 'Media Talks the World Cup', executives from WPP's Mindshare offer their thoughts on a week of action, dominated by Uruguay's Luis Suarez, who has been banned for four months from football for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiell...
Liberty Global is calling a review of its £150 million pan-European media planning account, following its purchase of Virgin Media in the UK.
Tess Alps, the executive chair of Thinkbox, gives her view on the Thinkbox Planning Awards, in which Manning Gottlieb OMD won the Grand Prix for PlayStation yesterday afternoon.
27 June 2014: MEC remains comfortably ahead of second-placed Mindshare with its two wins.
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