Analysis

MAA blast from the past: Fink and Clarke’s ‘Face’ for BA

British Airways is back on the airwaves with a workmanlike effort from Ogilvy. Once upon a time BA was the blue riband of UK, maybe global, ad accounts. Now Ogilvy could hardly have essayed this in a pandemic, even had ...

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WPP heads ad holding pack with strong Q1 3.1 per cent revenue growth

WPP has surprised everybody, including possibly itself, by posting much better than expected revenue growth less pass-through costs (its version of organic growth) of 3.1% in Q1 2021, a sharp turnaround from negative 6.5% in Q4 2020. The rise was ...

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Talon’s Barry Cupples: developing an international footprint

How important is it to have an international footprint at a time when a global campaign can be executed at the flick of a switch from one location? “We thought long and hard about this,” says Talon Outdoor global CEO ...

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VMLY&R wins repitch for high profile Department of Transport creative account

WPP’s VMLY&R has been given a timely boost by retaining the UK government’s high profile Department of Transport account after a competitive pitch against others on the Government’s roster (this one is for so-called ‘end-to-end’ campaigns, whatever they may be.) ...

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