Google Assistant re-runs Home Alone with Macauley Culkin

Home Alone starring a very young Macauley Culkin was a big film in its day and now he’s back – aged 38 – enjoying the house to himself courtesy of Google Assistant. And a funny old world it’s become. From ...

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Now Ford targets dogs with ‘noise-cancelling kennel’

Car companies are trying to be everywhere these days – ride services for example – as people stop buying cars. But Ford seems to have stolen a march on its auto rivals with the ‘noise-cancelling kennel,’ not somewhere you park ...

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WPP wins Newell with horizontal-sounding group offer

WPP has won Newell Brands, described as a premier consumer goods company, and formed a new entity to handle it – Team Newell. Team Newell consists of Geometry, Mindshare and Eicoff (direct response television) alongside Wunderman Thompson for digital marketing ...

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Carnival cruises into WPP’s Wunderman

Wunderman, about to be the driving force in new WPP agency Wunderman Thompson with old JWT, has won Carnival Cruise Line’s CRM (customer relationship management) business. Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line is part of the world’s biggest cruise ship operator Carnival ...

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Mad Men knew how to Christmas party – or did they?

Seems we’ve gone all PC this Christmas with timeTo warning us of the perils of mistletoe at the office party and traditional prezzies – cases of wine etc – ditched in favour of really useful things like reusable cups. Could ...

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Saatchi China spearheads global Siemens creative win

Arthur Sadoun’s fabled ‘Power of One’ is finishing the year with a burst of speed, this time with Publicis Groupe-owned Saatchi & Saatchi snapping up Siemens Home Appliances globally with a joint effort from Saatchi Dusseldorf and its China office. ...

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BBD Perfect Storm tunes up for an EU People’s Vote

Can a perky Christmas tune persuade us to love the EU and push for a second referendum? The People’s Vote campaign thinks so and agency BBD Perfect Storm has risen, somehow, to this rather daunting challenge. We’re the turkeys who ...

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