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L’Affaire Renault turns into a suicide note

Ah, the cynicism of the modern corporation. Remember all those years ago when Jo Moore, spin doctor to Stephen Byers, Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions secretary, emailed her boss those immortal words, referring to 9/11: “It’s now a ...

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Karmarama’s campaign for Costa is full of beans

Ads with chirpy employees often seem the last refuge of the idea-free scoundrel but that hasn’t deterred Costa and lively agency Karmarama in this first TV campaign in a long time for the UK’s biggest coffee chain. What do Costa ...

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Apple loses the plot with new TBWA iPod ad

Here’s the new ad from TBWA’s Media Arts Lab for the latest iPod Touch. We haven’t seen one of these in a long time as the mighty Apple seemed to have forgotten about the iPod, even though it was the ...

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Garry Lace agency Beta may be on the market

Beta, the agency set up by former Lowe boss Garry Lace (left) and RKCR/Y&R founder Robert Campbell is said to be looking for a buyer. Other gossips says that Lace has departed the agency. Lace, who’s had a colourful London ...

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Saad Sharaf: are the UK’s marketers trying hard enough to target ethnic groups?

Saad Saraf is CEO of diversity marketing communications agency Mediareach and chair of the IPA’s Ethnic Diversity Forum. The IPA Diversity Forum works to develop industry programmes on ‘Ethnic Diversity’, intended to raise the profile of the issues surrounding ethnic ...

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