Finance

Publicis Groupe adds Nivea to growing list of wins

When someone tots up the amount of new business won by the holding companies in 2019 – in the guise of ‘research’ no doubt – Publicis Groupe will likely be top with a number of, on the face of it, ...

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Now MSQ Partners recruits top Dentsu exec Kate Howe

MSQ Partners has hired another adland heavy hitter, Kate Howe, formerly executive director Creative & content, CX and Commerce, at Dentsu Aegis Network. She joins MSQ hard on the heels of Simom Davis, who’s setting up a new media operation ...

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More creative firepower at Apple means cutbacks at TBWA

Apple, as expected, seems to be taking more of its work in-house with Bloomberg reporting that Lee Clow’s famed TBWA/Media Arts Lab, probably the most successful of all the dedicated agencies, is laying off around 50 people. Apple VP of ...

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72andSunny Amsterdam picks up Audi’s ‘Vorsprung’ baton

‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ means advancement through technology – and it’s served Audi pretty well since BBH founder John Hegarty came across it touring an Audi factory in 1982. That, of course, was the era of such things – BMW had ...

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MSQ Partners CEO Peter Reid: are you really getting a client-centric offer?

The marketing industry is facing an identity crisis. We have old agencies trying to stay relevant. New agencies trying to prove that their approach is no flash-in-the-pan. Big, ugly networks trying to unpick the knots that they’ve got themselves tangled ...

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WPP wins big chunk of Axa media – Publicis retains creative

WPP’s Wavemaker media agency has scored a big and timely win with most of French insurance giant Axa’s global media account. Publicis has won the media business in Germany, the UK, Italy and Hong Kong. Publicis retains Axa’s creative. So ...

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Japan weighs the benefits of successful Rugby World Cup

By Colin Wheeler So for England it wasn’t to be. Congratulations South Africa, and this will mean so much more than just winning a World Cup for the Rainbow nation as it continues to unite its diversity. But what a ...

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