Now Del Campo Saatchi wins Coke brief in Argentina and wider region

Argentina agency Del Campo Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi has been appointed by Coca-Cola to work on its portfolio of brands in Argentina and across the wider Latin America region. The business moves from Ogilvy. The agency, headed by the much-awarded ...

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BBC fails to make its case for Panorama FIFA bribery programme timing

“It should have been on the History Channel,” said David Dein, former director of Arsenal, of the BBC Panorama programme on bribery at FIFA, the governing body of world football. Dein, who is now trying to apply sticking plaster to ...

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Starbucks blames poor marketing for rift with Kraft

Starbucks is trying to end its agreement with Kraft distribute its whole bean and ground coffee products to US supermarkets and is blaming poor marketing on the part of Kraft for the decision. It claims that Kraft failed to work ...

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China’s Tencent launches challenge to Facebook with QZone expansion

Tencent, China’s huge instant messaging provider with 600 million users, is promising a challenge to Facebook by offering links to its QZone network to third party websites (including a Facebook-style ‘like’ button) and access to external applications. Facebook has had ...

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Publicis Worldwide “completes Balkan expansion” with purchase of three agencies in Romania

The ever-acquisitive Publicis Groupe has bought three long-time partner agencies in Romania, Publicis Romania, Focus Advertising and Publicis Events, and added them to the Publicis Worldwide network. The new company will be called Grupul Publicis Communications Services Bucharest. Publicis Groupe ...

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World exclusive! Wikileaks’ wicked leaks about world adland leaders

The Wikileaks revelations are sending the world’s politicians, diplomats and media into a funk, so there’s a danger that these explosive revelations about the CIA’s views of the world leaders of adland may be overlooked. But they have come into ...

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