Kevin Roddy to chair One Show advertising jury

Kevin Roddy, chairman and CCO of Publicis & Hal Riney in San Francisco, is to chair the advertising jury at the 37th annual One Show to be held at the Lincoln Centre during New York’s Creative Week from May 7-13. ...

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Former BA marketer Kerris Bright appoints Euro RSCG to find a lavatory solution for Ideal Standard

We’re paraphrasing a bit here but Ideal Standard (now led by former British Airways marketer Kerris Hughes) has appointed Euro RSCG in London to handle ‘integrated marketing communications.’ Ideal Standard is best-known for its porcelain lavatories but it now describes ...

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Is Starbucks trying to turn into a wine bar chain?

Well not quite but the coffee giant has announced it is going to expand its move into selling wine, beer and ‘premium’ food to Atlanta and Southern California after a quiet trial on its home turf of Seattle and Portland. ...

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Dynasty duo in ad debut for Snickers and AMV

Well here they are Dynasty’s Joan Collins and Stephanie Beacham for Mars’ Snickers from AMV/BBDO. Our correspondent Ian Mac (see Recent Comments) loves it but I dunno. To make you laugh it has to ever-so-slightly plausible. Even West Ham’s Karren ...

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Lynx (or Axe) launches women’s body spray Attract for Her – sort of

Unilever’s Lynx (or Axe, depending on where you are in the world) is launching its first women’s line extension Attract for Her body spray, except it’s not really because it’s not be marketed specifically at women but they can buy ...

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Razorfish makes creative debut for Microsoft’s Bing

Everybody can make an ad these days it seems and Microsoft has turned to Publicis Groupe-owned digital agency Razorfish (which it knows pretty well as it used to own it) for its new TV campaign ‘Bing is for doing.’ The ...

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