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Saatchi & Saatchi wins Fiat Chrysler, more Carlsberg for Fold7

We noted the other day that Saatchi & Saatchi was keeping the Publicis Groupe flag flying in the UK and now it’s reportedly bagged Fiat Chrysler form Krow, now part of Mission Group. Which may lead to an intriguing contest ...

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Ocean claims young people tune in to digital Out of Home

New research by YouGov for UK-based Out of Home digital media owner Ocean Outdoor shows that 18-34 year olds trust content and ads on digital OOH screens more than other media channels. Younger consumers (18-24) say they are more likely ...

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Syzygy CEO Ita Murphy: how brain training helps win pitches

While predictions abound about what’s coming our way in 2020, one thing is for certain: another year of regular pitches and account reviews. Setting aside the business uncertainty caused by clients repitching, we all know that the pitch is the ...

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Talon appoints Imran Elahi as first head of digital

Independent Out of Home specialist Talon Outdoor has appointed Imran Elahi to the newly created role of head of digital. Elahi is charged with driving digital OOH innovation alongside Talon’s Strategy and Transformation teams. Elahi (left) has more than ten ...

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The Gate Edinburgh wins SSE business-focussed rebrand

UK energy company SSE is selling its consumer business to go-go Ovo Energy and concentrating on its substantial SSE Business Energy operation, a separate business within SSE which supplies electricity and gas to business and public sector customers in Britain. ...

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Adidas tiptoes onto Nike territory in new TBWA effort

More (largely) meaningless communication: Adidas telling us that we can deal with stress by running, courtesy of TBWA. It helps us “reconnect,” it seems. Although reconnect with what isn’t specified. Can see how Nike owns running (helps you run a ...

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Quiet Storm rides vegan wave with new French contender

Plant-based products are certainly providing a boon for agencies and now the UK’s Quiet Storm has been picked to handle new French-owned brand Nutritious Delicious following a three-way pitch via Oystercatchers. Nutritious Delicious (not a bad name) is owned by ...

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Seniority doesn’t pay in adland says new salary survey

Creative and marketing talent recruiter Aquent has been looking into adland and marketing salaries and found – which won’t really surprise you – that senior ad professionals and marketing directors have seen a big drop in salary, nine per cent ...

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