Agencies

AMV/BBDO boxes clever for Sainsbury’s with Christmas blitz of short films

Sainsbury’s is bravely facing up to life without celebrity chef and publishing tycoon Jamie Oliver and agency AMV/BBDO has taken the minimalist route with short films, albeit lots of them. This is quite a cunning ploy as it allows Sainsbury’s ...

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Could simmering pay row lead to Sorrell’s shock departure from WPP?

Long-term relationships break up for the silliest of reasons – continued failure to put the top back on the toothpaste etc – and the row over pay between Sir Martin Sorrell (left) and his shareholders at WPP may turn out ...

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Vodafone Ireland Christmas campaign from Grey sets the bar for Vodafone UK

We’ve remarked here before how much better Vodafone Ireland’s advertising has been than that for big brother Vodafone UK and Ireland agency Grey London (is this getting confusing?) has produced another nice piece of work; this time some Bambi-style animation ...

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SodaStream enlists Alex Bogusky as it steps up anti-waste war with Coke

Star creative Alex Bogusky, the former ‘chief insurgent officer’ at MDC Partners which bought his agency Crispin Porter+Bogusky, has returned to the advertising fold (temporarily at least) with this campaign for bubble-maker SodaStream. Bogusky and SodaStream have been doing their ...

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SapientNitro buys interactive studio Second Story

Digital agency SapientNitro has bought Second Story, one of the many cutting-edge creative companies in Portland, home to Wieden+Kennedy among others. Second Story specialises in combining digital fireworks with physical environments including installations in stores, showrooms and exhibitions. Donald Chesnut, ...

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