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Christian Polman: will the new agile way of working last?

Under the sustained pressure of coronavirus, many advertisers and their agency partners have been compelled to adopt new, agile ways of working in partnership. For those still able to trade – from retail to telcos, financial services to home entertainment ...

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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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Laundrapp’s special offer: ‘Drop your trousers at the door’

Many parents, exhausted by the pressures of educating their kids, struggling with their day jobs, and the endless domestic drudgery of lockdown, may have be tipped over the edge by the news that schools might not fully open in September. ...

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‘Mad Men’ era Mary Wells is a Cannes Lion of St Mark

Mary Wells Lawrence, now 92, has been named the this year’s Lion of St Mark by Cannes Lions, even though, sadly for her and those of us who would have liked to see her, there won’t be an actual bricks, ...

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