Can Iris’ lively Arsenal film surmount racist Twitter storm?

The beautiful game is cranking up for a new season (haven’t forgotten the England Women’s World Cup feat – a traditional semi-final exit) and Adidas is bigging up its Arsenal shirt sponsorship with this lively ad from Iris Worldwide, showing ...

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1000heads plans growth with £30m Phoenix investment

Agencies come in all shapes and sizes these days and one such is 1000heads (actually it’s currently 150 or so) which says it provides social media-led data and insights, strategic consultancy and creative services. Clients include Wella, Microsoft and Uniqlo. ...

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Just Eat adds Greggs with Swash-buckling giant sausage roll

Here’s the latest from the Taylor Herring PR dream factory: a Triumph Bonneville sidecar in the shape of a giant sausage rolls to celebrate baker Greggs signing up with Just Eat. With, as you knew of course, TV presenter Joe ...

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Now Boris comes out in support of sugary ads – we think

If, as expected, we get Boris Johnson as the next UK prime minister (possibly only for a week or so but we’ll see) there may be a reprieve for sugary drinks manufacturers and their handmaidens (ad and media agencies) as ...

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Snickers Ice Cream proposes new-style sticky relationship

Mars is an enterprising advertiser, especially for Snickers and here’s a cheeky pan-Euro effort from CLM BBDO in France for Snickers Ice Cream. Our young protagonists have an urgent need for something. Be intrigued if it runs in the UK. ...

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WPP wars with Accenture over media audits

WPP’s GroupM has declared war (they’ve been rowing for years) on Accenture Media Management, the consulting giant’s media auditing arm. According to Digiday WPP will no longer participate in pitches run by Accenture because Accenture Interactive has now entered the ...

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De Niro’s back in ads again, this time for his own Kia car

He just can’t stay away, can he? Fresh from Warburtons Robert de Niro is now appearing in a campaign for Kia, for a car seemingly named after him. Neat from Innocean and Havas Media. MAA creative scale: 7.

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