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New Commercial Arts debuts for Alzheimer’s with nameless England football shirts

New Commercial Arts kicked off its relationship with the Alzheimer’s Society with the launch of a “nameless shirt” as part of the charity’s partnership with the Football Association. England players wore nameless shirts for the second half of the friendly ...

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Qantas and The Monkeys revive rallying cry for Australia

Here’s one to bring a tear to Dame Edna Everage’s beady eye: the return of ‘I still call Australia home’ from Quantas and Accenture’s The Monkeys, shot pre-Covid and featuring some famous expat Aussies including Hugh Jackman, Kylie, a number ...

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CoorDown tackles “thorny issue” of Down Syndrome sexuality

It’s World Down Syndrome Day (it’s always one day or another but this seems more worthwhile) and charity CoorDown is marking it with a campaign from New York agency SMALL to promote the right of people with Down Syndrome to ...

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AA report: UK ad exports back to pre-pandemic £11.7bn

The UK’s Advertising Association has published its UK Advertising Exports Report 2022 showing that international trade in UK advertising and market research services was worth £11.7bn in 2020, reaching the same level as the pre-pandemic conditions of 2019. This brings ...

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Dentsu finally joins exodus from Russia

Dentsu International has joined WPP, Interpublic and Publicis Groupe in acting in Russia following its invasion of Ukraine, in its case transferring ownership of its joint venture operations to Russian partners (without specifying who they are.) Dentsu also has 500 ...

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All change at the National Lottery as Czech-based contender pips Camelot – but will VAR take a hand?

One of the UK’s biggest ad accounts is potentially in play as Czech operator Allwyn (formerly Sazka but handily renamed) has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the National Lottery, currently run by Camelot. Camelot’s contract expires in 2024. ...

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Ukraine: please support our MAA/Red Cross appeal

Most of us are showing our support for the relief and humanitarian efforts in Ukraine although some of the ad holding companies (with the notable exception of WPP) are still sitting on their well-upholstered bottoms when it comes to terminating ...

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