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BMB hires Engine’s Chalkley as new CCO

Jules Chalkley, creative director at Engine, is joining BMB (formerly Beattie McGuinness Bungay) as CCO. At Engine Chalkley headed its government business, working closely with agency WCRS on accounts including the Royal Navy. Before Engine he worked at RKCR/Y&R. Chalkley ...

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Adam&eve beats London’s finest to McCain

The London agency you don’t want to come up against these days is adam&eveDDB and, as expected, it’s hoovered up £20m frozen food account McCain to add to Virgin Atlantic it won a few weeks ago. McCain had been with ...

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BMB provides a rhapsody for Thomson

There are few things in life that a trip to the Caribbean in winter can’t assist and such is the theme of Beattie McGuinness Bungay’s new ad, ‘Discover Your Smile,’ for Thomson Holidays. Don’t I recall founder Trevor Beattie saying ...

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Taylor’s takes a new/old approach to coffee marketing

This is rather brave of Taylor’s of Harrogate and agency Beattie McGuinness Bungay (or BMB as it’s now known), an ad ‘Welcome To Coffee’ that doesn’t featured people ‘joining the conversation’ or, indeed people at all. Taylor’s of Harrogate is ...

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UK retailer Game’s financial problems are more bad news for TBWA

UK computer games retailer Game Group (which also operates the Gamestation brand) is in trouble, set to lose £18m this year and trying to sell its 600 UK stores in a last-minute bid to rescue the business. Which means more ...

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Challenger brands agency VCCP Blue wins Carling

Surely some mistake? Carling, the venerable UK lager, is hardly a challenger brand is it? Well maybe it is these days, it’s a long time since it ruled the market on the back of the famous WCRS ‘Bet he drinks ...

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Hearst beats ad agencies to iCrossing, UK agencies venture into PR

Cheque books are being dusted off all over adland but not in time to land US search marketing agency iCrossing which has been snapped up by magazine and newspaper giant Hearst Corporation from under the noses of Omnicom, WPP and, ...

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