Tesco drives into the used cars business with launch of Tescocars.com

UK grocery sales are bumping along the floor as consumers cut back spending but the ever-entrepreneurial Tesco has found a new area to explore, used cars. The giant retailer, which controls 30 per cent of the UK groceries market as ...

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Clever Interpublic reveals $200m stake in Facebook

Agencies usually fret about paying the right price for shares in or control of trendy new media companies; Omnicom came unstuck in the dotcom boom of 2001 by overpaying for things it didn’t really understand. But now Interpublic, the fourth-largest ...

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Saatchi muscles in on Kellogg’s with sustainability win

Saatchi and Saatchi has won Kellogg’s sustainability strategy and activation plan across the EMEA region, the agency’s first Kellogg’s brief and an appointment which won’t have gone down particularly well with long-time Kellogg’s brand agency Leo Burnett. Quite what the ...

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Eva Herzigova’s boobs win best poster of all time

Well there’s a surprise. Actually Polish model Eva Herzigova’s Wonderbra-assisted orbs do make for a pretty good poster but people will debate whether or not it’s the best of all time as it’s just been voted in a poll by ...

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Mark Lund’s new agency Now wins Waitrose – but why is it moving?

A week or so ago former DLKW founder and latterly COI head Mark Lund set up a new agency called Now with planner Kate Waters and creative John Townshend. Now Now (it gets worse) has won £25m Waitrose supermarkets, quite ...

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Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce faces the chop

It’s never easy starting an agency of course and Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, the fictional home of Mad Men, is facing the indignity of budget cuts, more advertising time and (yuk) product placement as producer Lionsgate tries to get the ...

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