Why has Andy Hornby quit as boss of resurgent Boots?

Well Andy Hornby, a former protege of Allan Leighton at Asda along with Sainsbury’s Justin King and others, probably deserves a break after being crucified in the banking crash of 2008 (he ran HBOS which collapsed owing twenty-odd billion) and ...

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Lowe and Huge partner to secure Cif and Sunlight from Unilever

Unilever global CMO Keith Weed said recently that he wanted partnerships of traditional and digital agencies to handle the company’s worldwide business (preferably under the same ownership) and Interpublic’s Lowe and Partners and its fast-growing US-based digital agency Huge have ...

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Agence H deploys some Psyop magic for Citroen C5 dominoes ad

Animation and effects studio Psyop is popping up all over the place these days and Agence H in Paris has used its services to good effect in pepping up this ad for Citroen’s C5. At first glimpse it’s just another ...

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AOL starts global Huffington Post rollout in the UK

At first we’re just going to get a home page but then the UK will become the first own-branded overseas edition of the Huffington Post, the news and comment aggregator website started by Arianna Huffington (formerly Stassinopolous) and recently bought ...

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Liz Taylor’s contribution to advertising and marketing

Unfortunately there wasn’t much of it (far less so than there would be these days for the most famous film actress in the world). But in a long relationship with perfume maker Elizabeth Arden Liz Taylor did endorse Passion and ...

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Indefatigable Toyota plans two days of record breaking for Prius

Toyota hasn’t had the happiest of times recently with recalls and now production interruptions following the earthquake in Japan. But the world’s biggest car company has responded with a series of determinedly upbeat campaigns from the ever-ingenious Saatchi & Saatchi ...

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