BBH does workmanlike in new campaign for Uber

Uber is one of the pioneers of the so-called gig economy – self-employed whether you like it or not – and it seems determined to take on its many critics in this new campaign from BBH. It’s ostensibly aimed at ...

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Niki Macartney of Southpaw: the world’s given up on advertising – why not try oddvertising?

How reassuring to see the Cannes juries last week recognize and reward the antithesis to the vacuity of perfume advertising. Kenzo’s playful ‘Mutant Brain’ campaign picked up ten Lions across a number of categories, having successfully stuck two fingers up ...

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Nick Brien returns to media to pep up Dentsu Aegis in US

One of adland’s big beasts Nick Brien, a one-time CEO of Interpublic’s McCann, is rejoining the media mainstream, teaming up with old colleague Jerry Buhlmann, now CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network, as DAN CEO in the US and Americas. Brien ...

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Ian Bates of Prophecy: the chorus line of celebrities are the real enemies of Cannes, not the tech companies

Blaming tech companies for the current soul searching being undertaken by the Cannes festival owner Ascential has become a fashionable thing to do. But I think it’s rather unfair. While the oft-quoted Snapchat ferris wheel might well be an example ...

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WPP not working as hackers strike

What to make of the WPP hackattack? One person in London today said that Ogilvy & Mather’s spanking new South Bank HQ had imploded and was last seen floating down the Thames towards Tilbury but I’m not sure I believe ...

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Cannes Lions gives thumbs down to (most) British agencies

Are Cannes Lions an accurate guide to the health of an agency, even a whole industry? Not everyone enters of course and some enter more than others. Publicis agencies won’t be entering any next year. There’s also the point that ...

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