Andy Coulson, Howard Stern and Peter Howard-Williams

There’s a trio and one which would have amused former cinema ad boss Peter Howard-Williams who died earlier this week. Andy Coulson, PM David Cameron’s director of communications, was in court this week to be questioned by former Scottish Socialist ...

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Will Hersheys deal with Asda appeal to UK consumers?

Kraft’s acquisition of Cadburys last year seems to have stirred its great rival Hershey into making a move into the European market. But will it be able to adapt its flavours to the tastes of the European consumer? The chocolate ...

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Battered Bernie Ecclestone is the new face of Hublot watches

You have to hand it to Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, he’s certainly a trouper whether it’s taking the flak for praising Hitler or bunging the Labour Party a million quid for watering down a tobacco ad ban. Or allowing ...

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Top Ogilvy creative duo Godici and Ketchum quit for BBDO New York

Tom Godici and Greg Ketchum, ECDs at Ogilvy New York, have quit to take up the same roles at BBDO. Godici was formerly a group creative director at TBWA Chiat Day in New York while Ketchum formerly worked on the ...

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Trojan female vibrator ads get US TV networks in a spin

Let’s face it, they don’t know if they’re coming or going. Future historians de nos jours will doubtless remark on the way the latter years of the 20th century and the early years of this were those in which girls ...

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Man U stars take to large puddle of vodka for JWT Sydney Smirnoff ad

Well it could be vodka or maybe it’s water but the ad, starring Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand and Ji-sun Park (it’s aimed at Asia) is definitely for Smirnoff vodka. Opinions will vary as to whether this is a load of ...

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Hershey finally joins global chocolate wars through deal with Asda

Following its acquisition of Cadbury Kraft is making a determined effort to become numero uno in chocolate ahead of long-time rivals Mars and Nestle and now, Hershey, the venerable American maker, is making a belated attempt to crash the party ...

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Now Google challenges Microsoft Windows with Chrome OS

There’s no stopping those Googlers in their drive for world domination and now they’re taking on Microsoft (and ultimately Apple) with Chrome OS, a new operating system that relies solely on internet or ‘cloud’ storage for software. Chrome OS is ...

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