Cannes Lions bans Russians and Russian entries

Cannes Lions has banned Russian entries and delegates from the country from this year’s festival following the invasion of Ukraine. Cannes owner Ascential says: “We stand together with our friends in Ukraine and our many partners and community members in ...

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Karmarama wins Honda UK

Karmarama, now part of Accenture Interactive, has won the Honda UK account after a competitive pitch. Karmarama has had a long relationship with Honda including below the line work and sponsorship duties. Honda is best known in the UK (and ...

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MAA Ad of the Week: Burger King from David Madrid

Hard to beat a well-crafted poster (and they don’t always have to move around, even in the digital age.) Burger King’s plant-based Whopper from David Madrid has craft in spades, whether or not it sells any taste-alike burgers. Art director ...

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CVC’s ekaterra tea giant launches global media review

CVC Capital Partners bought Unilever’s tea brands (including PG Tips and Liptons) for £4.5bn last year and new entity ekaterra (where do they get them from?) has launched a global media review through consultancy ID Comms, scheduled to complete by ...

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David Madrid lures meat lovers to plant-based Whopper

Burger King is currently reviewing its US creative and media – likely to be a gruelling affair as it’s controlled by zero-based budget enthusiast 3G Capital whose tentacles also reach into Kraft Heinz and AB InBev – despite winning numerous ...

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