M&C Saatchi under FCA spotlight, curtain falls on Maurice’s adland career

It doesn’t get any better for scandal- hit M&C Saatchi – half the board resigned this week including founder Lord Saatchi – and now the Financial Conduct Authority (an M&C client ironically) is taking a look at its public pronouncements ...

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And our Agency of the Year for 2019 is…

It’s an important day in the country’s calendar and there’s also a General Election. So let’s get on with our final choices of the outstanding denizens of adland. Network of the Year There are three candidates for Network of the ...

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ByteDance (TikTok) is building a new social media empire – how is the the Chinese advertising landscape changing?

By Jimmy Robinson After overtaking Baidu’s ad revenue recently, ByteDance has seen astonishing and rapid growth, with some reports stating ad revenue across all platforms owned by ByteDance in Q1 and Q2 2019 has reached 50 billion RMB (approximately 7 ...

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Uncommon brings a warm Christmas feel to Chilly’s

Chilly’s makes reusable bottles for keeping drinks cold and it’s running its first campaign with Uncommon Creative Studio, a Christmas effort inviting the world to “gift responsibly.” Uncommon co-founder Nils Leonard says: “Gift Responsibly. Buy stuff that doesn’t kill the ...

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You & Mr Jones limbers up for battle against Sorrell’s S4C with new $250m war chest

There’s an interesting battle developing between David Jones’ You & Mr Jones and Sir Martin Sorrell’s S4Capital, both offering new-style solutions to the world’s big marketers. You & Mr Jones, which calls itself the world’s first BrandTech group (it’s even ...

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