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Giles Keeble (BMP, AMV, WCRS and Leo Burnett) picks his Desert Island Ads

Giles Keeble started as a rep (account man) at JWT before moving to BMP. There Stanley Pollitt told him that JWT’s Stephen King (the co-founder of account planning with Pollitt) had wanted him to become a planner. John Webster encouraged ...

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L’Affaire Renault turns into a suicide note

Ah, the cynicism of the modern corporation. Remember all those years ago when Jo Moore, spin doctor to Stephen Byers, Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions secretary, emailed her boss those immortal words, referring to 9/11: “It’s now a ...

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Karmarama’s campaign for Costa is full of beans

Ads with chirpy employees often seem the last refuge of the idea-free scoundrel but that hasn’t deterred Costa and lively agency Karmarama in this first TV campaign in a long time for the UK’s biggest coffee chain. What do Costa ...

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Search agency Covario says tablet cost-per-clicks have overtaken desktop PCs for the first time

Leading independent search marketing agency Covario says spending on pay-per-click advertising (PPC) by its enterprise technology, consumer electronics, and retail clients was up about 33 per cent over the same period last year, and six per cent above the second ...

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Apple loses the plot with new TBWA iPod ad

Here’s the new ad from TBWA’s Media Arts Lab for the latest iPod Touch. We haven’t seen one of these in a long time as the mighty Apple seemed to have forgotten about the iPod, even though it was the ...

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