Burger King adds to democratic confusion with 2€ burger

Politics, you may have noticed wherever you are, is in a state of flux at the moment with people not knowing who to vote for or why. Burger King in France and agency Buzzman is joining the conversation (as we ...

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Paul Simons: heroes of adland stalk Soho’s Star & Garter

(The following will only make sense to readers in the UK, apologies to the rest of the world) I decided to make a trip in to London from my home in the countryside and after thinking about travel options decided ...

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“Get Ready for Brexit” says UK government – but what do we do?

At least the Out of Home industry seems to be be accruing some benefits from Brexit. The UK government has kicked off its “Get Ready for Brexit” campaign with lots of posters, courtesy of Engine and media agency Manning Gottlieb ...

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The&Partnership opens in Manchester

The&Partnership has been busily expanding across the world, not least via its biggest account Toyota, and is now headed somewhere else too – Manchester. The new office will be headed by creative director Andy Bunday, strategy director Nic Sadler, client ...

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Fox targets everyday superstars in W+K launch campaign for WWE SmackDown

US wresting extravaganza WWE SmackDown has moved to Fox and Wieden+Kennedy New York has muscled up for the launch campaign – inviting viewers to channel their “inner superstar” with SmackDown-style signature moves and walkout songs. With various celebs including, a ...

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The Gate CSO Kit Altin picks her Desert Island Ads

Kit Altin is chief strategy officer of The Gate London, the creative and media agency in MSQ Partners. Dunlop – Tested for the Unexpected I still have my school folder from 1993, covered in stills from this ad. I wasn’t ...

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Nick Mawditt of Talon Outdoor: why Facebook is channelling Friends Reunited

Facebook has had its fair share of bad press, audience challenges and brand safety issues amidst its meteoric growth. It released a report last week on the benefits of combining Facebook and Outdoor advertising that is a welcome realisation that ...

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Ogilvy hits surprise global winners for Ikea catalogue

Ikea’s global strategy of giving local agencies plenty of freedom seems to be paying off all over the world. Here are two very different – but equally good – films, both from Ogilvy agencies in countries that don’t usually hog ...

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Michael Gove to unveil £100m Brexit campaign next week

Government minister (and one-time Boris Johnson foe) Michael Gove is due to announce details of the UK government’s £100m campaign to prepare the country for Brexit next week – with the less than rousing “Get Ready” as its theme. Some ...

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