Tag Archives: Agencies

Pay more to solve talent crisis says AA and Tesco’s Bellini

Sometimes stating the bleedin’ obvious is unequivocally the right thing to do and Tesco chief customer officer and Advertising Association president Alessandra Bellini (below) did just that at the Media 360 conference, saying: “salaries in the industry (have lagged) inflation ...

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DFS and Moneysupermarket provide rare opportunities for new wave UK agencies

Zoom and Teams are going to be creaking with creative pitches across the next few weeks as both furniture maker DFS and comparison site Moneysupermarket look for new agencies. Moneysupermarket has departed Engine after two years (after what seemed a ...

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Droga5 lands another biggie – its owner Accenture

Christmas brings a lot of big budget ads but the end of the year always brings lay-offs in adland, including senior management whose departure agencies think they can smuggle out because no-one’s looking. Omnicom’s TBWA has started the trend early ...

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Creative Spirit launches in US by pitching with top agencies

Creative Spirit is an Australian non-profit that aims to find jobs in creative companies for people who are different: that is, have disabilities. It’s launching in the US and has signed up some of the great and good (and good ...

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WFA says client/agency briefing is getting (a bit) better

The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA), which struggles manfully to bridge the gap between advertisers and agencies (unlike some of its national peer groups) has been researching the vexed matter of agency briefing, in particular for “integrated accounts.” It concludes ...

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Why pitch policy and malpractice are damaging clients as well as agencies

Are clients taking the mickey in creative pitches these days? I only ask because lots of others, mainly in creative agencies, are wondering too. Pitches are coming thick and fast and they’re getting more expensive for the agencies in question. ...

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