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 »
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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 »
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 »
Back in the day the Honey Monster was a famous breakfast cereal front animal for Quaker’s Sugar Puffs, almost as famous as Kellogg’s Tony the Tiger, with some great advertising from BMP (now DDB). The lady that used to cut ...Read More »
What could be better than Taylor Swift covered in cats? Well quite a lot of things actually, but Droga5 manages to hit ‘Aah factor’ for Diet Coke – and plug the youthful songstress’ new album 1989, all in 30 seconds. ...Read More »
Dixons hired AMV/BBDO earlier this year to give its advertising a bit of class and the agency got off to a good start with a perky campaign flogging TVs for the World Cup (shame about England..). Now, as we’re entering ...Read More »