Creative

UK adland dads launch ‘keep footy beautiful’ campaign

Well it’s a jolly brave attempt by a group of London adland parents headed by Matthew Charlton, CEO of the new London outpost of Havas network BETC, to persuade children (and adults, who often behave worse than the kids) to ...

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After 76 years in Chicago Leo Burnett finally takes on New York

You certainly can’t accuse Leo Burnett of rushing things, 76 years after setting up in Chicago the venerable agency, now owned by Publicis Groupe, is finally setting up in New York. It’s in lots of other places too of course, ...

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Cannes Lions produces yet another award, this time it’s a special St Mark’s Lion for BBH’s Sir John Hegarty

If you’re the biggest ad awards business on the planet it’s obviously in your interest to keep adding awards, one to increase revenue and, two, your profile. And the Cannes Lions awards have been adding to the list with a ...

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PR giant Weber Shandwick to challenge ad agencies with in-house creative department

Interpublic-owned Weber Shandwick, which claims to be the world’s biggest PR company, is entering the content game in London with the creation of what amounts to a 12-strong in-house creative department. The company, led by chairman Lord Chadlington (Peter Gummer ...

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KFC and a dash of Baileys Irish Cream wows consumers in China

Well Yum Brands, owner of KFC, hopes so anyway. The ever-alert Brand Channel has spotted this ad by DraftFCB promoting KFC with a generous slurp of what looks like Baileys Irish Cream liqueur designed to give “a taste of Ireland.” ...

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