Boooking.com lives curious in adam&eveDDB debut

This seems to be adam&eveDDB’s debut for new client booking.com, inviting us to “live curious.” Booking.com has essayed a number of wacky ad treatments by various agencies over the years, which doesn’t seem to have harmed it one bit as ...

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Mars, Mondelez and Kellogg’s all given ASA ad bans

Kellogg’s, Mars and Mondelez have all been caught out by the Advertising Standards Authority this week, which is not good news when the government is looking for excuses to clamp down on ads for anything that is high in fat, ...

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Music heavyweights form new sonic branding shop DLMDD

Three former Adelphoi Music execs – Max De Lucia, Greg Moore and Sascha Darroch-Davies – have left to join former FRUKT MD Jeremy Patterson in a new London-based international “sonic branding” agency, DLMDD. DLMDD says it will “bring brands together ...

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We Are Social: how social media can help launch a new political party

By Andre van Loon I remember a time, not long ago, when people used to say that British politics was slightly predictable, with the main parties converging around the centre ground. While this was exaggerated even at the time, it ...

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George Parker: bring back the birds!

On the subject of big brand travails including Kraft Heinz which we covered yesterday, George Parker of Adscam fame reminds us of his experiences, detailed in Confessions of a Mad Man. Besides my never to be forgotten adventures with Mr ...

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Federica Bowman of FirmDecisions: why we still need to see financial transparency in media

For the past three years, the media and marketing industry has at last taken some bold and confident steps on the journey towards transparency. The increasingly complex media landscape – particularly the sometimes byzantine digital media trading ecosystem, with multiple ...

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