Original founder Charles Saatchi may be in the doghouse (he’s ‘accepted’ a police caution following a widely-publicised public row with wife Nigella Lawson) but younger brother Maurice, CEO David Kershaw (left), Bill Muirhead and Jeremy Sinclair are all doing very ...Read More »
It’s been quite a few days for adland and the media world’s finest: BBH’s Nigel Bogle gets a knighthood (good), Rupert Murdoch is divorcing Wendi Deng (depends on your point of view) with all sorts of colourful rumours flying about ...Read More »
Advertising takes one of its periodic trips into the spotlight – but does it really matter that much?
With a new series of Mad Men on our screens and the death of Margaret Thatcher (indelibly attached to the UK adland of the 1980s), advertising has made one of its periodic trips over the wire; entering mainstream debate as ...Read More »
One doesn’t want to be parochial about these events – we’re reminded of issues of far more moment than the fortunes of adland by the death this morning of former UK prime minister Margaret Thatcher – but the one-time celebrated ...Read More »
Why do some start-up agencies make it while others fall on their noses? Is it genius, grabbiing the zeitgeist or just luck? My friend Paul Simons would say it’s about good planning and the right line-up. The success of his ...Read More »
The UK government is apparently considering running an ad campaign to dissuade Bulgarians and Romanians from flooding into Britain when the rules change soon. Lots of references to warm beer, cold and wet weather and an economy run by George ...Read More »