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Wunderman Thompson raids Dentsu Data Labs for data partner Richards

Wunderman Thompson UK has hired Steve Richards as data partner. Richard was managing director of data, consultancy and solutions at Dentsu Data Labs, overseeing a team of 30. Richards (left) reports to reports to UK head of data & insights ...

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VCCP wins place on new RB hygiene roster with Harpic, Vanish and Finish

London agency VCCP has won a slice of RB (Reckitt-Benckiser as was) business, joining the household goods giant’s new global “brand experience” roster. VCCP will work on hygiene brands Harpic, Vanish and Finish (the last two do other things too ...

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MAA blast from the past: Clive Owen drives for BMW

Not that long ago it looked like high end ads were becoming more like films – then we had digital. Arguably the series that sparked the ‘ads as films’ genre was BMW ‘The Hire,’ featuring Clive Owen as a getaway ...

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Walls come tumbling down for Australian Lamb

Call yourself The Monkeys and you have to live up to it, which the jewel in Australia’s Accenture Interactive agency crown seems determined to do. Recently we had its bat-eating camper for BCF online stores, now for Australian Lamb we ...

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Johannes Leonardo reinvents the wheel for VW’s ID.4

Will electric cars reinvent the wheel? VW’s new electric ID.4 SUV will, according to this new film from Johannes Leonardo. Nothing not to like in this. Will VW shoot itself in the foot as it did with diesel? Should have ...

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TUI awards pan-European creative account to Leo Burnett

Leo Burnett London has beaten incumbent VMLY&R London, Fold7 and TBWA\London to the TUI pan-European creative account. Anglo-German TUI claims to be the world’s biggest travel and tourism business although, like its peers, it’s had a gruesome 2020, reporting a ...

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Is Publicis being lined up for full or partial sale?

Is Publicis Groupe up for sale? Seems unlikely but Campaign reckons it’s held talks with private equity – believed to be Luxembourg-based CVC Capital Partners. CVC has fingers in lots of pies, it controlled Formula 1 until 2016 when it ...

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