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Worrying times for DDB and Leo Burnett as McDonald’s rings the changes

The mighty McDonald’s, which seemed to have ridden out the recession as rivals Burger King and Pizza Hut struggled, has a nasty case of indigestion, posting its first monthly sales decline in nine years. First one to fall on her ...

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Deutsch LA lures David Kim from Venables Bell

Deutsch LA has poached Venables Bell creative director David Kim (left) as an EVP and group digital creative director on flagship account Volkswagen. “David is a brilliant digital designer and concepter with a truly varied background and we are so ...

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Budweiser in, Heineken out at AKQA in the US

Anheuser-Busch InBev has named AKQA as its US digital agency for Budweiser, Bud Light and Stella Artrois, replacing Heineken at the WPP-own company. Heineken is in the process of moving its digital work to above-the-line agency Wieden+Kennedy. In US terms ...

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Avis drops ‘We Try Harder’ for ‘It’s Your Space’

Remember when Sir Richard Branson stole the national flag for his own airline after British Airways said it didn’t want it any more? Well, there’s a similar golden opportunity beckoning for any cheeky entrepreneur working in the car hire sector. ...

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Break-up of odd couple that kept AMV BBDO on top

The decision of Farah Ramzan Golant, executive chairman of Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, to leave the agency and become chief executive of independent production group All3Media, brings to an end one of the most remarkable partnerships in recent UK advertising. ...

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