Former MCBD top trio plan new London agency

Former Miles Calcraft Briginshaw Duffy execs Helen Calcraft, Danny Brooke-Taylor (creatives) and planner Andy Nairn (left, in the picture) are setting up a new, as yet unnamed agency. MCBD was backed by Canadian outfit Cossette and merged with digital agency ...

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Edelman founder Daniel J. Edelman dies at 92

Daniel J. Edelman (left), who founded what is now the world’s largest PR firm back in 1952, has died aged 92. Edelman (as it now is) remains a private company, run by son Richard with various other family members in ...

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IKEA unveils winning campaigns from Mother London and Sweden’s Akestam Holst

Furniture and homeware giant IKEA seems to be having a good recession although its advertising arrangements seem a touch muddied. Bits of the account, like its catalogue, have found their way to McCann and its Swedish creative supremo Linus Karlsson, ...

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Have (some) Americans gone fucking mad? Here’s a new and nasty ad from the NRA

North America is the greatest place in the world: it’s got everything; genius people, wonderful ground-breaking businesses, the sort of scenery that makes you feel alive again. The United States has also got its constitution, a wonderful thing, but one ...

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Dentsu boss Tim Andree sets out new China strategy

China and Japan aren’t always the best of pals (that’s enough serious political analysis for now) and Japanese marcoms giant Dentsu has therefore found it difficult to expand in its neighbour’s huge market. The traditional Dentsu model, providing absolutely everything ...

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