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Here’s what Elton John is up against for John Lewis

We still don’t actually know if Elton John (isn’t he a ‘Sir’ these days?) is performing for John Lewis and adam&eve this Christmas but the world thinks he is. Mobile platform OnePulse has been asking the great British public what ...

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Victoria Beckham and London Fashion Week hit Piccadilly

Is this Victoria Beckham as you’ve never seen her before? The fashion designer is making her debut at London Fashion Week, her tenth year in the fashion business, celebrated with these striking images by photographer Juergen Teller on London’s iconic ...

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WCRS wins for Women’s Aid with clever use of cinema

WCRS is having an outstanding year – business wins, good work – and here’s another winner for Women’s Aid, this time focussing on the 160,000 children mistreated each year by one or more parents. Digital Cinema Media has donated the ...

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TBWA Sydney peels the wool from our eyes for Woolmark

Ad agencies are stuffed full of futurologists. If this lot actually know anything we’d all better watch it as, all over the world, they’re predicting a Blade Runner-like dystopia. Latest is Woolmark in a new Australia first, the world later ...

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New CEO Read backs WPP with (modest) share buy

Former WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell is a big shareholder in WPP (about two per cent but there are a lot of shares) as he isn’t slow to remind us. Sorrell’s stake is worth around £300m, about a third less ...

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Burger King starts BBH relationship with £20,000 giveaway

Burger King has gained a big reputation for its feisty marketing – at Cannes among other places – and it’s going its own way again: appointing BBH without a pitch and launching a new campaign promising someone £20,000 to take ...

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Nestle’s Aero bounces back to TV with JWT’s Bubblophone

Are brands rediscovering the joys of TV in this tricky year for digital ads? Nestle’s Aero hasn’t been on UK TV for six years but it’s bouncing back with this perky number from JWT London, featuring the “Bubblophone” (as in ...

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John Lewis kicks off Christmas ad battle early with Elton John leak

The John Lewis Christmas publicity machine seems to be cranking up earlier than usual this year with what looks like an inspired leak that Elton John, currently embarking on his last big UK tour, is to star in its yuletide ...

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