Britain’s much-derided banks try to make us like them again with TV ad blitz

Yesterday we looked at Nationwide’s new ad aiming a polite kick at rival banks (Nationwide is a mutual) while remarking that the aforementioned banks are sticking their heads above the parapet at last following the well-deserved beating they took for ...

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Top Aegis exec Nigel Sharrocks steps down following Dentsu sale

One of UK medialand’s best-known execs Nigel Sharrocks is stepping down following the completion of the £3.2bn sale of Aegis Media to Japan’s Dentsu. Sharrocks (left), 56, was CEO of Aegis Media global brands, one of those rather mystifying titles ...

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Why brand communications need to give something extra to consumers, not simply sell the product

Nick Dudley-Williams, group marketing director at Cubo explains how brands should communicate with apathetic consumers by offering something new and relevant to their lives. Many of us will be aware of the Yankelovich statistics on brand communications. They show that ...

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