Talon promotes two to handle growing client portfolio

Talon Outdoor, the UK’s leading independent Out of Home specialist handling Omnicom and also a number of independent agencies, has created two new senior roles. Luke Willbourn and Amy Horton have both been promoted to chief client officer, responsible for ...

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Embattled Apple takes the privacy fight to rivals at CES

Apple is facing its biggest crisis in years (maybe its only crisis) as sales of iPhones stutter and it can no longer justify its stellar market rating – although it still makes mind-boggling amounts of money. Apple doesn’t usually appear ...

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Brexit bus was marketing triumph – and a political own goal

Channel 4 is promising to lift the lid on Brexit tonight (Monday) with a film starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings, the mastermind behind the successful Brexit campaign. The ever-ingenious Taylor Herring is promoting it with C4’s version of the ...

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Economist turns to TV with Proximity plea to wider audience

The venerable Economist is inviting us to “Never stop questioning” in its return to TV advertising through Proximity, part of Omnicom’s AMV BBDO empire. So we have a young girl going through life questioning until it’s her turn to answer ...

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P&G’s Marc Pritchard: we’re in control of ads now

Procter & Gamble chief brand officer Marc Pritchard (below) is kicking off 2019 by laying the law down to agencies and others (again), telling The Drum: “Advertising is moving into influencer more and more than it ever has and it’s ...

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Karmarama’s new Army campaign invites collateral damage

The British Army is harking back to Lord Kitchener’s famous World War 1 poster – ‘Your country needs you’ – in its latest gritty campaign from Karmarama. This time it says ‘your army needs you, and your resilience.’ (Another redundant ...

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Omnicom’s McDonald’s agency We Are Unlimited tries to spread its wings

Adweek’s Agency Spy reports that Omnicom’s We Are Unlimited, the agency formed to wrest McDonald’s creative away from Publicis’ Leo Burnett in the US, is now pursuing other business too. This is believed to follow the end of a two-year ...

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