Any new ad from go-go adam&eveDDB is an event these days and latest off the production line is a new film for Sony 4K, its new ultra high definition TV. Sony is forever coming out with techno firsts and then ...Read More »
BBH appears to be assembling a veritable menagerie of creatures for Virgin Media. Folowing hard on the heels of couch potato Ed, the Sofa Bear, we now have Night Owl Ally, who consumes box sets and other movie collections in ...Read More »
Facebook seems to have decided, no doubt wisely, that comparing its offering to walking on the moon and other rather more noteworthy phenomena is not the way to go and a better route is to show people using and enjoying ...Read More »
I cocked up admits Publicis boss Maurice Levy – but where does Omnicom’s failed suitor go from here?
Publicis Groupe boss Maurice Levy (left) has admitted that the failed $35bn merger attempt with Omnicom has derailed his company as he announced just one per cent of organic growth in the third quarter of 2014. Revenue was €1.75bn, which ...Read More »
What ails Droga5 in London? It’s arguably the sexiest agency in the world, with founder David Droga the guy everybody wants to hear from and a big new a new investment/partnership with Hollywood talent agency WME. So Droga is where ...Read More »
Oatly is a Swedish company that makes drinks from oats – and nothing else. Agency Forsman & Bodenfors, the Volvo ‘Epic Split’ brigade, must have been on a reduced budget this time because its new campaign for Oatly ‘milk’ just ...Read More »
This is quite good fun: Martini & Rossi (now owned by Bacardi) has been keeping its light under a bushel in recent years, certainly compared to the days when ‘The Right One’ blasted out of TV screens everywhere. But now ...Read More »
Tesco reveals accounting scandal goes back years – what on earth is it going tell people this Christmas?
Tesco, it has emerged, has been cooking the books for years. Today outgoing chairman (as of today) Sir Richard Broadbent announced that the overstatement of its profits amounts to £263m (as opposed to the earlier estimate of £250m) and goes ...Read More »
More evidence has emerged that the US is the place to be if you’re a marcoms company, with Interpublic benefiting (as has its bigger rival Omnicom) from the strength of the American economy. IPG’s third quarter figures show revenue at ...Read More »
It’s an ill wind….when Omnicom and Publicis Groupe aborted their $35bn merger back in the summer it looked likely that both marcoms giants would struggle to regain momentum but that doesn’t seem to be the case at all. While Publicis ...Read More »