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The&Partnership teams with Wunderman Thompson to add Lexus UK CRM

The&Partnership has deepened its relationship with Toyota’s Lexus by teaming with Wunderman Thompson to win the Lexus UK CRM account from Publicis’ Digitas. T&P is part-owned by Wunderman Thompson owner WPP. Lexus UK customer relationship marketing manager Mark Benton says: ...

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Publicis Media expands Reckitt Benckiser business with central Europe win

Reckitt Benckiser Health has appointed Publicis Media to work on its media strategy, digital planning and purchasing across central European markets including Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Austria, Sweden, Finland and Norway. Following a competitive pitch, Publicis Media, working with Publicis Groupe’s ...

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Publicis recruits first CCO for APAC, Middle East and Africa

Natalie Lam, a former ECD at Google in New York, has been made Publicis Groupe’s first chief creative officer for APAC, the Middle East and Africa. Lam has spent most of her career in New York, although she was based ...

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The sublime and the ridiculous: Small Beer and Kraft

Well maybe not sublime but London agency Dark Horses has ventured outside its sports marketing speciality with a new Out of Home campaign for low alcohol beer Small Beer. Nice and simple anyway: MAA creative scale: 7. Meanwhile, at the ...

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Havas CX wins global Aesop skincare business

Global skin, hair and body care brand Aesop has appointed Havas’ dedicated customer experience network Havas CX as its global customer engagement agency following a competitive pitch overseen by The Observatory International. Aesop originated in Australia and is now owned ...

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Strategy chiefs head exodus from AMV BBDO

AMV BBDO’s long-serving joint strategy heads Craig Mawdsley and Bridget Angear have fallen on their swords as the agency retrenches after a string of account losses, replaced by Tom White and David Edwards. The duo have already formed a strategy ...

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TikTok joins the establishment with Vayner’s viral sea shanty

All the to-ing and fro-ing over Tik Tok’s ownership (it now seems to be shared between Oracle, Walmart and China’s ByteDance after D. Trump’s intervention) doesn’t seem to have held back the social media upstart. Now it’s claiming the first ...

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