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Why Havas would be a great deal for Omnicom

Poor David Jones (pictured), the charismatic and youthful CEO of Havas isn’t usually left as the wallflower on the sidelines of the ad business but that’s exactly where he is at the moment. A Dentsu takeover of media buyer Aegis, ...

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Coke and Colgate back new $1m mobile research

Mobile marketing is the new big thing, everyone says so: Mark Zuckerberg (ruefully as he doesn’t have enough of it), new Talon supremo Eric Newnham and possibly people who are even more influential (assuming there are any). So this big ...

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McCann’s Linus Karlsson makes debut for Ikea

McCann, under new creative global supremo Linus Karlsson is supposed to have won the advertising for IKEA’s catalogue and website but not the whole caboodle, supposedly still handled by Ogilvy in the US, Mother in the UK. But this new ...

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John Terry ‘racist language’ case shows what a mess football is in, whatever the court verdict

Former England football captain John Terry was acquitted today in a magistrate’s court (not a criminal court) of calling rival footballer Anton Ferdinand a “fucking black cunt.” Terry’s defence was that Ferdinand had used these words to him and Terry ...

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