Finance

M&C Saatchi opens new office in Stockholm

Talking of Scandinavia (which we were, Norway anyway) ambitious network M&C Saatchi Worldwide is opening an office in Sweden, its 27th around the world. The new agency will be headed by CEO Bjarte Eide (far right) with co-creative directors Martin ...

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Taco Bell media planning task outs new Publicis Groupe media contender Spark

It seems that you can’t have too many media agencies these days (unless you’re Omnicom) and Publicis Groupe has quietly launched a third to add to Starcom and Zenith, Spark headed by long-serving Starcom exec Chris Boothe (left). Spark has ...

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BBH Christmas ad for Matalan is a sign of the times – make the best of a bad job in austerity Britain

BBH and main retail client Waitrose may have imposed their own self-denying ordinance this Christmas – preferring to expend Delia Smith and Heston Blumenthal on a charity pitch – but it’s wheeled out the fizz (non-vintage definitely) and christmas pudding ...

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Microsoft plans Apple-style store roll-out in the UK

Microsoft is planning to launch its own retail stores in the UK next year as part of a global roll-out of the permanent and pop-up stores it has launched in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Unlike Apple Microsoft stores ...

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Leagas Delaney opens in Los Angeles

Leagas Delaney, an agency that’s been written off more times than founder Tim Delaney has won D&AD pencils, is opening its sixth office, in Los Angeles. Leagas Delaney now has outposts in London, Hamburg, Milan, Prague, Shanghai and Tokyo as ...

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