Tag Archives: direct marketing

Why M&C Saatchi is still a work in progress

M&C Saatchi in London is going through a painful time with the loss of Dixons to AMV, worth around £50m in media terms, and Direct Line reviewing its huge account. Not a great start to 2014 for the boys and ...

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Looks like it’s goodbye Draft, welcome FCB at IPG

What’s in an agency name? Used to be a load of initials of course, at one time there was a London agency called Beverley Fowler Maslin Oxlade & Starkey (lots of initials, obviously) and then, I think, they added Jenns ...

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Direct Line and EE line up Christmas reviews

This one’s a hardy perennial: big client calls review over Christmas. According to Campaign Direct Line is reviewing its £46m account with M&C Saatchi, which the agency has held since 2005. You’d think that with eight years to think about ...

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UK adspend drops back but it could be worse (and probably will be)

Adspend levels in the UK declined for the first time in more than a year during the second quarter of 2011, according to the latest Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report. Ad revenues fell by 1.1 per cent year on year in ...

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Digital and marketing firm SapientNitro buys London digital outfit DAD for £26m

Ambitious digital marketing firm SapientNitro, owned by the Boston-based and Nasdaq-listed business services company Sapient, is buying former London rival DAD for £26m plus earnouts. Sapient also operates business in financial services and general management. It moved into direct marketing ...

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