Nissan smokes out its rivals with Leaf electric car Times Square poster

Interactive posters are all the rage but Nissan has taken things a step further with a site in New York’s Times Square that blows smoke at the competition (and its potential) customers. One side of the poster, representing gasoline-powered cars, ...

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Extra cheese as BT’s Adam & Jane catch Royal Wedding fever

Britain’s other royal couple Adam & Jane, stars of the long-running BT ad campaign from Abbott Mead Vickers/BBDO, got spliced on Saturday, a week or so ahead of Prince William and Kate Middleton. In what must be the first crowd-sourced ...

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Can new ‘Made in Britain’ campaign really boost British manufacturing?

The antecedents certainly aren’t good, the last time there was a big campaign supporting home-grown industry in the UK was back in the 1960s. Dr Johnson called patriotism “the last refuge of a scoundrel” and the 1960s ‘I’m backing Britain’ ...

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WPP’s Ogilvy & Mather launches new UK digital healthcare operation

The new company Ogilvy Digital Health seems to be a combo of two existing Ogilvy & Mather operations, Ogilvy Healthworld UK and Ogilvy Action. Opinions vary as to whether or not this is just tidying up the furniture or the ...

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Del Campo Saatchi wins FIAP Ibero American agency of the year

Which is important in its own right and a good way to limber up for the Cannes Lions in June. Argentina’s Del Campo Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, led by founder Pablo del Campo, won the FIAP Ibero American agency of ...

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