Politics

Is Mother’s all-black IKEA ad a win for inclusivity?

Diversity/inclusivity, there’s no escaping it. Not that we should of course but sometimes it pops up and you miss it. When I saw this new Mother ad for IKEA I didn’t get it – ‘Hooray! To the Wonderful Everyday’ but ...

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Who’s the power behind toy sensation Trumpy Bear?

“The chief business of the American people is business” said one US president, ushering in the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression. Now there’s a real American businessman in the White House (we’re being polite here) and he or ...

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Adam&eve wins HMRC task to make us love the taxman

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, not one of the UK’s best-loved institutions, has appointed adam&eveDDB and re-appointed media agency MG OMD (once the rather more meaningful Manning Gottlieb Media) to handle its account, formerly with Engine. A&E won a place ...

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Will new chairman Du Plessis put BT Sport up for sale?

BT has spent billions on its still relatively new BT Sport and now faces the prospect of shelling out even more as the Premier League, for which it holds two packages against Sky’s seven, rolls the dice again at the ...

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M&C’s Justin Tindall takes a kicking for diversity comment

Poor Justin Tindall (left), now CCO of M&C Saatchi after a long and distinguished stint at Leo Burnett, has written what can only be described as a grovel in Campaign (hope you can read this despite the paywall) for remarking ...

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Advertising Association fights to keep post-Brexit doors open

The Advertising Association is banging the drum for immigrants post-Brexit with a new campaign from adam&eveDDB based on a report – World Class Talent, World Class Advertising – which shows the the UK (London in particular) attracts more overseas ad ...

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180 Kingsday confirmed as Qatar Airways global agency

Qatar airways has appointed Amsterdam’s 180 Kingsday as its global creative AOR. Omnicon-owned 180 Kingsday will work on brand campaigns for Qatar Airways including work on its official partnership with FIFA and upcoming associated events, including the 2018 FIFA World ...

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