Dockers measures up for a fight in winner from DDB

Dockers, on behalf of its shirts, is telling us you “don’t need a suit to change the world,” which view leaves you open to a vicious attack from that neglected suit in the wardrobe. Like the “no suit was injured..” ...

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Anomaly aims for Muppet love for Facebook’s Portal

We all know that Facebook is watching us somehow or other, even if we don’t use it. Now anyone can play at Mark Zuckerberg, with the Facebook Portal, a sort of combo between permanent Skype and iPad. A few glitches ...

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S4’s Sorrell says: watch out ad holding companies

Advertising Week in New York is proving surprisingly interesting – Burger King’s lively CMO on his radical approach to advertising, Arthur Sadoun forced to admit that Publicis’ purchase of data firm Epsilon was “expensive but necessary” – and S4Capital’s Sir ...

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Now CMO Sarah Jenkins quits Grey London — who’s left?

Would the last person to leave Grey London please turn out the lights? After CCO Vicky Maguire’s defection to Havas comes the news that CMO Sarah Jenkins (left) is moving to the role of MD at Saatchi & Saatchi. Jenkins ...

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The creative half of your advertising isn’t working: Kantar says awards don’t boost the bottom line

This year’s Cannes Lions winners are only 50 per cent as effective at long-term branding as the winners of five years ago, according to analysis from Kantar, which also claims that only one in four award-winning creative ads delivers “brand ...

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Havas shows London ambition with new CCO Vicki Maguire from Grey

Grey London CCO Vicki Maguire, one of London’s highest profile creatives, is joining Havas London in the same role. Havas is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vivendi, also run by the Bollore clan, and this is a bold statement of ...

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Rothco World Cup campaign shows Irish rugby’s true colours

Doing good can do you good – if you do it properly. Which the Irish Rugby Football Union and Chrome owner Google have done here, launching a free Chrome download that lets colour blind Irish rugby fans see their team ...

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BBH worldwide CCO Pelle Sjoenell quits for new role at Activision Blizzard

Pelle Sjoenell, the Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of BBH, is the latest advertising leader to make the move to a tech company. After 12 years at BBH, he’s going to be chief creative officer at Activision Blizzard, a video game ...

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