VCCP rediscovers Comparethemarket’s creative mojo with tech titan AutoSergei

VCCP’s meerkats for Comparethemarket.com have been charming us for years (they hope) although latterly they’ve been reduced to plugging a series of money-off promotions. Here’s Compare’s new campaign from VCCP Blue for the latest thing in price comparison websites, automatic ...

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Happy Christmas and an empowering New Year

It has been, as they say, a funny old year: the Brits battling with Brexit (in which contest everybody seems to be on different sides) and, in adland, famous names including JWT, Y&R and WCRS disappearing (as individual entities anyway.) ...

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Now Rang-tan enlists army of schoolchildren against palm oil

Mother is orchestrating another punch in the unmentionables for the “dirty palm oil” industry by asking the UK’s schoolchildren to help keep the companies concerned to their word as some have promised to end their nefarious ways by 2020. Rang-tan, ...

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Virgin Media speeds into the new year with more Bolt

Virgin Media is bringing in the new year with a new ‘Super Bolt’ campaign from BBH, plugging its supposedly faster connection speeds with the eponymous athlete. The campaign breaks on January 1. This is a bit more like it than ...

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McCann tipped to land Just Eat

Campaign reckons McCann is about to land food delivery pioneer Just Eat against tough competition from Anomaly, Mother and Chime. Chime, which is mainly a sports marketing business is a surprise on the list but it also owns VCCP which ...

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Vodafone drops the ball in hapless Steve Smith cricket ad

What is it about Vodafone? It’s one of the biggest companies in the UK and a world player but, in its advertising anyway, it seems tone deaf. Here’s another howler: disgraced Australian cricket captain Steve Smith speaking up for mental ...

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Aldi’s Christmas spirit is at home in the outback

Aldi seems to have got the knack of this advertising lark. In the UK Kevin the carrot’s annual Christmas adventures, courtesy of McCann, seem to captivate the nation and in Australia agency BMF usually comes up with something interesting. This ...

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