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Mercedes dives into heavy emotion for GLE launch

Mercedes is launching a new version of its GLE SUV – doubtless a fine car but one which somehow fails to quicken the pulses – and it’s going for family appeal (if you’re a pretty well-off family.) So we have ...

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Mistletoe alert warns ever-so-serious timeTo

TimeTo, which aims to end sexual harassment in the ad industry, is at it again: this time another ad from Lucky Generals warning about the perils of the office party. Or any seasonal high jinks presumably. Now you’d have to ...

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Lidl takes Christmas store wars to the enemy

German discounter Lidl is taking a cheeky Christmas swipe at upmarket stalwarts Waitrose and M&S with a poster campaign from TBWA saying its Christmas puddings and mince pies are better and cheaper. Situated outside Waitrose and M&S stores.

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Adam&eveDDB’s Murphy and Golding to roll the dice again

It was probably always a matter of when not if: adam&eve founders James Murphy and David Golding are following fellow founders Ben Priest and Jon Forsyth out of the now Omnicom-owned agency. The two plan to set up again, probably ...

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Sorrell seals MightyHive deal to move into digital media

Sir Martin Sorrell’s S4 Capital – now describing itself as a “new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company” – has duly completed its merger with US programmatic outfit MightyHive for $150m. the money to be paid half in ...

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Publicis Conseil shows the true misery of Xmas for Orange

We rather miss Orange in the UK, with its history of better than good ads mostly by WCRS (also due to disappear thanks to an Engine Group re-organisation). Instead we have the horrible EE. Orange is now France Telecom’s headline ...

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