PR

Publicis futures wizard Goodwin out over Covid tweet row

Publicis’ outspoken head of futures Tom Goodwin now founds himself a thing of the past (at least as far the agency group is concerned) as he’s left the French marcoms giant in a hurry following a Twitter spat. In other ...

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Public Health England spends £43m in just three months to combat Covid-19

Public Health England, the government body supposed to be keeping us out of the clutches of Covid-19, spent a staggering £43m on advertising during the UK’s March 23 to June 30 lockdown period, according to new figures from Nielsen. This ...

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WPP reveals shocking US diversity numbers

WPP has joined its industry peers in releasing US diversity data and it makes pretty horrible reading. WPP, it seems, has the lowest percentage of black executives at a scarcely believable 2.2%. CEO Mark Read says: “We have a huge ...

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Sweet and salty ad ban would end chapter in UK adland

Banning HFSS products (high fat, salt, sugar) until a 9pm watershed in the UK will close a long era in British adland – responsible for, shall we say, highs and lows. Here’s one from Kellogg’s three years ago that managed ...

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Brands join Extinction Rebellion activist in sustainability call at Droga5 London’s Green Pivot

By Anisha Vekaria. Brands including Coca-Cola and Impossible Foods have called for stronger action globally to address green issues and sustainability. Speaking at Droga5 London’s live-steamed Green Pivot event, Rachel Conrad, CCO and Founder of Impossible Foods, said: “Consumers will ...

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