Agencies

Another monkey manifestation pays off for Barclaycard and BBH

The British seem to love monkeys in ads and Barclaycard’s recent opus from BBH featuring a large version is packing them in on YouTube with nearly 250,000 hits in about a week. The aforementioned beast bears a certain similarity to ...

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DDB NZ and Westpac unveil ‘home loans flatties’

Here’s an interesting spin on home loans from Westpac and DDB New Zealand: imagine you were still flat-sharing as old age draws nigh. Which lots of people no doubt do (or live at the mercy of rapacious landlords). Mortgage providers ...

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Who says creatives can’t run big agencies? Grey New York’s Tor Myhren reveals some of his secrets

The reinvention of Grey as a creative advertising agency, as opposed to an account handling operation that occasionally produced something approximating to ads, has been nigh-on miraculous and one of the WPP-owned network’s biggest stars is Tor Myhren (pictured), president ...

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McCann: out of the frying pan, into the fire

Harris Diamond – who’s he? The new chairman and chief executive of McCann Worldgroup, replacing Nick Brien as of last night – that’s who. Brien’s position has long since looked untenable – to all, that is, except senior Interpublic management. ...

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OM4G – Fenton the dog strikes again for Everything Everywhere and Saatchi

Saatchi & Saatchi has enlisted the help of Fenton, the deer-chasing dog who became a YouTube sensation (or some pooch who looks remarkably like him) for its latest effort in the blockbuster launch of Everything Everywhere’s 4G service in the ...

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We Are Social heads new UK list of Tumblr social media agency partners

Social network Tumblr, which shares text and pictures among 150m global users, has named We Are Social, AKQA, BBH and Poke as its ‘A-List’ social media partners in the UK. The A-List Partnership Program gives the chosen agencies access to ...

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