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WPP adds high-flyer Angela Ahrendts to new-style board

WPP CEO Mark Read is assembling a formidable board: the latest to join is former Apple retail and Burberry boss Angela Ahrendts. She joins Microsoft UK CEO Cindy Rose and former Unilever marketing chief Keith Weed among others. Ahrendts (below) ...

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Pintarget’s Rachel Hall: learning the lessons from lockdown

The new world we’re living in is uncharted territory for consumers and brands. Consumers are cautious and scared, looking for advice but only getting short-term ‘guidelines’ and brands are scrambling around in the dark trying to do the right thing ...

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Talon: Ada analysis shows a return to UK Out of Home

Latest data from Ada shows the UK population are returning to Out of Home with roadside traffic now at pre-lockdown levels in some regions. Talon Outdoor has reported the latest findings from its proprietary Out of Home data management platform ...

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Are we likely to get ads on the BBC under Tim Davie?

Newly-anointed BBC director general Tim Davie (how long will it be until he’s called CEO?) certainly has stamina: a seasoned marathon runner and someone who’s ridden out a turbulent decade at the Beeb. Davie (above) is still defined for many ...

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Coronavirus creativity: WhatsApp from AlmapBBDO

So you can make proper ads in lockdown: WhatsApp has had a pretty good ‘World War C’ even though its owner Facebook has not. Here’s AlmapBBDO in Brazil showing us that you can conduct a lovely affair – all on ...

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