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Gillette and BBDO win with London Olympics campaign for Father’s Day

We haven’t always been fans of BBDO’s work for Gillette (those annoying ads featuring Tiger Woods, Roger Federer and Thierry Henry have been mercifully consigned to history since news of Woods’ misdemeanours broke a couple of years ago) but Rog ...

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Gunn Report names its likely winners for Cannes

It’s nearly time to pack the Hawaiian Tropic (or maybe the St Tropez fake tan) for Cannes so awards number crunchers The Gunn Report are offering a sweepstake on likely winners. 1. CHIPOTLE “Back To The Start” UNITED STATES 2. ...

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Apple goes back to the future with new logo

In the absence of a new big thing, Apple has gone back to improving an old thing – its foundation Mac computer – at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference with lots of new hardware and software for its range of ...

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Microsoft cookie decision riles advertisers

Microsoft stirred up a hornet’s nest among US advertisers a couple of weeks ago when it introduced a new version of Bing. Why? Because version 10 of its internet Explorer browser in Windows 8, which accompanied the Bing relaunch, has ...

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Holler wins Mercedes UK social media account

London agency Holler has beaten off competition from Mercedes above-the-line agency AMV/BBDO, Weapon 7 and seven others to be placed in charge of social strategy and execution for Mercedes-Benz UK. The appointment has been made to help Mercedes-Benz UK engage ...

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