Media agency news & analysis
Philips is unveiling an online campaign starring the Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, aimed at encouraging people to ditch bottled juice in favour of making fresh juices at home.
Publicis Groupe's ZenithOptimedia's estimated £200 million European media business for O2, including the £50 million account in the UK, has been snatched away from them, following an intervention from Havas Media stakeholder and Vivendi chairman, Vin...
Mindshare has hired Somo's Neil Bruce as head of mobile, replacing James Chandler, who recently moved into a newly created role as global mobile director for Mindshare.
17 October: The league remains the same this week.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has consolidated its pan European media within Dentsu Aegis Network, led by Vizeum in the UK, following a six-month review covering nine key markets.
Boots UK, the health and beauty retailer, has replaced stores in rural towns and villages with giant luxury products in its latest TV ad.
Top Shop/Twitter and the charity Women's Aid were today named overall winners of Ocean's Art of Outdoor Digital Competition, which celebrates pushing the creative boundaries in digital out-of-home advertising.
10 October: No new entries in the media table this week.
At a recent Omnicom conference, someone said that we need rock bands, not rock stars, to make creative and business sense of the diversifying communications landscape; but I think we need orchestras.
Starcom MediaVest Group UK (SMG) has created a London Operations Team (LOT) tasked with refining and rolling out new board strategies directly into the agency.
3 October: MediaCom, Goodstuff Communications, Vizeum, Havas Media and Maxus all add one account each to their billings.
26 September: Media rankings remain the same this week.
Starcom MediaVest Group's global chief executive talks to Claire Beale about the need for talent and the new media agency model.
Chris Dobson, executive chairman at The Exchange Lab prepares for the company's programmatic technology launch and speaking at Spikes Asia, while contemplating how he can live up to some of his inspirational role models.
Initiative has promoted James Temperley, its head of TV, to head of broadcast for Initiative UK.
GeoLotto, the online map-based lottery game, has entered into a partnership with Channel 5 as a key part of the brand's relaunch.
Instagram, the photo-sharing app acquired by Facebook in 2012, has launched its much-anticipated advertising service in the UK today through an initial partnership with Omnicom Media Group.
Starcom MediaVest Group has appointed Sue Frogley to the newly created role of global commercial director.
Digital marketing performance agency iProspect has hired Wayne Blodwell and Gareth Owen to the newly-created roles of head of programmatic and strategy partner, respectively.
Media Week Awards entries used to be awash with companies claiming "media firsts"...
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