Wieden+Kennedy and AKQA put down a World Cup marker with Copa Barrio campaign

This is proper football promoting the forthcoming Copa Barrio in South America where Brazil and Argentina will probably go to war again. It’s a collaboration between Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam and AKQA for Nike, much better than those stage-managed European ad jobs. ...

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McCann London under pressure already as £35m HTC hunts for launch agency

Taiwan-based mobile handset giant HTC is reported by Campaign to be holding a pitch for the launch of another new phone despite only appointing McCann London to handle its £35m account in February this year. The company is currently running ...

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Digital posters are the £260m future for UK outdoor says Kinetic

Digital posters (screens in shopping centres, moving pictures on the London Underground and all the rest of it) have been the next big thing in outdoor advertising (or in some cases indoor advertising) for years. But now they seem to ...

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Sleaze-mired News of the World in danger of losing all its advertisers

First it was Ford then Halifax now just about every major brand to use the News of the World, still the UK’s biggest-selling paper of any description, seems to be reviewing its advertising in the paper. The NoW is estimated ...

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WPP snaps up yet another Indian agency, Mindset in Hyderabad

WPP is buying a majority stake in India’s Mindset Advertising which will be added to its JWT network Founded in 1998 and based in Hyderabad, Mindset is a full service advertising agency that offers creative services, strategic planning and campaign ...

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