Agencies

Sam Pearce: how to survive working from home

The word ‘unprecedented’ has lost all meaning over the last few weeks. As we find ourselves cooped up in our houses, the buzz and joy of agency life (for example) has been replaced by the uncertainty of a Zoom connection. ...

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MAA blast from past: Apple’s ‘I’m a Mac’

Here’s a blast from the past that actually changed things, Apple’s ‘I’m a Mac’ campaign from TBWA which ran (I think) between 2006 and 2009. In those days (pre-iPhone) Apple was the young pretender to the mighty Microsoft and this ...

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M&C Saatchi closes LA office as value drops to £30m

M&C Saatchi LA is one of the first high profile agency casualties of the Covid-19 virus, announcing its closure on Twitter. After 15 years in business, we are devastated to report that we are closing in the light of the ...

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Volvo Trucks updates campaign for the crisis

Volvo Trucks has adapted its ‘Heroes of the Road’ campaign from SoWhat in Brazil for the virus, pointing out that we need these leviathans in a time of crisis. Good idea Volvo – is the V/O over-egging it a bit? ...

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Cannes cancelled: there will be no festival until 2021

Following lots of hints from the big holding companies that they would not be willing to spend money on entering and attending the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this year, the organisers have decided to cancel the event entirely. ...

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Lurpak keeps cooking amid the crisis

Home cooking is presumably thriving amid the virus and Lurpak has entered the lists with a new ‘where there are cooks there is hope’ effort from Wieden+Kennedy London. Wonder what Boris is eating in self-isolation, he’s a big curry fan ...

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Analysis from Talon’s Ada shows true UK population movement during Covid-19

Groundbreaking analysis from Ada, Talon Outdoor’s proprietary intelligent data management platform has uncovered that the first two weeks in March had above average movement for the UK population before dramatically declining in the third week by -21% nationally, with London ...

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