Pablo wins DFS, Mediaplus wins Nikon

The seemingly endless lockdown agency reviews are coming through: Pablo in the UK has won the substantial DFS furniture account against strong opposition while Serviceplan’s media agency Mediaplus has won Nikon media in 12 European countries. DFS moves from Krow ...

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Stellantis chooses Publicis over WPP in €2 billion car pitch

Publicis Groupe has beaten WPP in a €2 billion media planning and buying shoot-out for the world’s fourth biggest global car giant, Stellantis. Stellantis (the name was chosen because it means “brighten with stars” in Latin) is the new name ...

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Rapp wins KFC’s UK CRM business

DDB’s Rapp has won the KFC CRM account in the UK, bouncing back after its loss of the VW Financial Services CRM business to Havas CX. Rapp won after a pitch organised by the AAR. The business moves from Iris. ...

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Barry Cupples of Talon: accelerating Adtech at Talon and in Out of Home

“One of the biggest mistakes people make with technology – and adtech is included here,” says Talon Outdoor global CEO Barry Cupples, “is thinking it’s a way of doing things better with fewer people. Of course it can be a ...

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Apple’s Tim Cook turns ad star as tech giant unleashes blizzard of new ads

Is there anything Apple can’t or won’t do? Steve Jobs’ Cupertino creation will doubtless confirm that it’s just about the most profitable company in the history of the world when it announces its latest results shortly (Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil ...

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Lucky Generals crafts a simple delight for Taylors

A recurring theme in advertising is ‘simple,’ clearly it’s dawned on the serried ranks of CSOs that people are increasingly fed up with a world in which everything is complicated – even when it doesn’t need to be. This insight ...

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