BMW sticks with KBS&P in US after four-way shoot-out – is this an end to Joy?

MDC’s flagship New Yrok shop Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal & Partners has won BMW’s $160m account, beating competition from Martin, Gotham, Toronto’s Cundari and Grey (which only pitched for the dealer account). KBS&P has been minding the account since BMW split ...

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Chime star VCCP lands £20m Easyjet – or is that £50m?

When former Guardian Media Group boss Carolyn McCall took over as CEO of budget airline Easyjet it seemed likely that the no-frills carrier might travel along the conventional branding route and that became more likely when she recruited Peter Duffy ...

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Wieden+Kennedy in macho fan mode with ESPN ‘Decent Proposal’ ad

Few agencies have done more to inflict sports mania on the world than Wieden+Kennedy Portland, handmaiden to the global rise of Nike. So W+K New York’s tenure of Disney’s all-conquering ESPN sports channel is hardly a surprise and in its ...

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Great marketer Steve Jobs steps down at Apple

Steve Jobs’ decision to step down as CEO of Apple aged 56 is hardly a surprise but it’s still a shock. Jobs, who founded the company before being kicked out and coming back to rescue it with the launch if ...

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More trouble for DDB London as £36m Virgin Media reviews

Accounts come and go of course but Virgin Media’s advertising at DDB London is worth a chunky £36m and it’s also the central plank in what now seems to be a leaky vessel, DDB’s role in masterminding all Virgin’s communications ...

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