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Could simmering pay row lead to Sorrell’s shock departure from WPP?

Long-term relationships break up for the silliest of reasons – continued failure to put the top back on the toothpaste etc – and the row over pay between Sir Martin Sorrell (left) and his shareholders at WPP may turn out ...

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Vodafone Ireland Christmas campaign from Grey sets the bar for Vodafone UK

We’ve remarked here before how much better Vodafone Ireland’s advertising has been than that for big brother Vodafone UK and Ireland agency Grey London (is this getting confusing?) has produced another nice piece of work; this time some Bambi-style animation ...

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SodaStream enlists Alex Bogusky as it steps up anti-waste war with Coke

Star creative Alex Bogusky, the former ‘chief insurgent officer’ at MDC Partners which bought his agency Crispin Porter+Bogusky, has returned to the advertising fold (temporarily at least) with this campaign for bubble-maker SodaStream. Bogusky and SodaStream have been doing their ...

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SapientNitro buys interactive studio Second Story

Digital agency SapientNitro has bought Second Story, one of the many cutting-edge creative companies in Portland, home to Wieden+Kennedy among others. Second Story specialises in combining digital fireworks with physical environments including installations in stores, showrooms and exhibitions. Donald Chesnut, ...

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John Lewis defies the sceptics with another Christmas winner from Adam&Eve/DDB

Drat! Not that we’ve anything against John Lewis or agency Adam&Eve/DDB but this year’s eagerly-awaited ad from the retailer with a heart on its sleeve, and just about everywhere else, held out the enticing prospect of a bummer, schadenfruede I ...

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New outdoor company 7 Heaven targets uber-rich private jet passengers

Former CBS Outdoor executive Danielle Klein is launching a new outdoor company 7 Heaven targeting the world’s fat cats who travel by private jet. She reckons there a four million private jet journeys in Europe, the Middle East and Africa ...

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