Analysis

Richard Williams: why the big Brexit issue is a dodgy brief

I’m not saying I have any tips for Theresa May as she tries to get her Brexit deal through Parliament, but I do recognise some of the challenges she faces: a dodgy brief and too many people with a say ...

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Hegarty explains what makes a classic ad for Thinkbox

TV marketing body Thinkbox’s ‘3 great ads I had absolutely nothing to do with’ is an entertaining series. Whether or not it persuades clients and media agencies that they should be on TV – being brave – is another matter. ...

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Paul Simons: is data grail driving WPP’s shotgun marriages?

The merging of two entities such as Wunderman and JWT is causing disruption in the industry with, like Brexit, those in support and those who think it is all madness. The long held opinion is the two cultures do not ...

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Herezie’s Baptiste Clinet: my creative highlights of 2018

Baptiste Clinet is executive creative director at Herezie Group in Paris.   The Times UK & Ireland – JFK Unsilenced The best craft idea of the year. Dedication to an idea pushed to the limits. Citroën – Seetroen Automotive is ...

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Best ads of 2018: adam&eveDDB leads a notable Christmas pack – in November

November’s best ads are mostly Christmas ads – next year it’ll be October’s probably as these are breaking ever earlier and earlier – and there’ve been a lot. The Mother/Iceland/Greenpeace ‘Rang-Utan’ edit has gained the most views early on and, ...

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