Uber Eats’ bitter showdown: Mark Hamill vs Patrick Stewart

Uber’s “Tonight I’ll be eating” campaign has become a cultural phenomenon in Australia, and local independent agency Special Group has been rewarded for its success with the chance to take the brand platform to the US and Canada — this ...

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M&C Saatchi lands ‘Stoptober’ anti-smoking bonus

Oh dear, not another one. Apparently next month is “Stoptober” in the UK when those sinners amongst us are being instructed to stop puffing away. It’s the latest initiative from Public Health England (PHE, which most of us thought was ...

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Mega reviews may remind WPP’s Read of bad old 2016

WPP CEO Mark Read may be thinking back to 2016 as he contemplates two massive account reviews: Walgreens Boots Alliance is reviewing its across-the-board global deal with WPP up against Publicis as its three-year contract comes up while T-Mobile is ...

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Havas targets minority media with new “social equity marketplace”

Havas Media Group in the UK is launching what it calls a “social equity marketplace”aiming to give clients the opportunity to use so-called under-represented media. This follows a similar initiative in the US. The UK marketplace includes Black, Asian, minority ...

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MAA blast from the past: Ronseal enters the language

Back in the day London agency Howell Henry Chaldecott Lury was the hottest in town: the ultimate ambassadors of the Dave Trott school of advertising. People still remember its Tango ads but this seemingly modest effort for Ronseal from Dave ...

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Havas makes zero carbon debut for EDF Energy

Energy companies are never the most popular: hogging the headlines when they put prices up, forgotten by most when they don’t. French-owned EDF Energy (Électricité de France) is displaying its eco-credential in the first campaign from recently-appointed creative and media ...

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