PR

BBD Perfect Storm tunes up for an EU People’s Vote

Can a perky Christmas tune persuade us to love the EU and push for a second referendum? The People’s Vote campaign thinks so and agency BBD Perfect Storm has risen, somehow, to this rather daunting challenge. We’re the turkeys who ...

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Nike enters the UK lists against racism with Sterling ad

Nike is continuing its crusade against racism with an ad featuring Manchester City and England player Raheem Sterling who was racially abused in a recent match against Chelsea. This follows its lauded (and criticised in some quarters) ad featuring former ...

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Richard Williams: why the big Brexit issue is a dodgy brief

I’m not saying I have any tips for Theresa May as she tries to get her Brexit deal through Parliament, but I do recognise some of the challenges she faces: a dodgy brief and too many people with a say ...

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Droga5 London wins controversial Canada Goose

High end winter clothing company Canada Goose has appointed Droga5 London to handle its global account. D5 CSO Dylan Williams says: “Canada Goose is a growing global brand that is focusing its efforts on honouring the arctic north. We are ...

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Philip Morris sets off vaping row with ‘hold my light’

Much huffing and puffing over this new ad from Philip Morris – ‘hold my light’ – using a Mission Impossible set-up to persuade people to switch from smoking to vaping. Or maybe do both. Well why not? Hypocritical maybe as ...

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DDB’s Wendy Clark in hot water over Ted Royer VW gig

DDB global CEO Wendy Clark (below) finds herself in unexpected and highly disagreeable hot water over the agency’s use of former Droga5 CCO Ted Royer as a freelance on its big global VW pitch. Royer, one of the most high ...

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