Tag Archives: Disney

BMW tops list of ‘world’s most reputable companies’

Something called the Reputation Institute, which represents ‘reputation managers,’ has produced a survey of the world’s most reputable companies based on soundings among consumers in 15 large countries. Reputation is defined by the level of ‘trust, admiration, respect and good ...

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UK’s BT blows away Disney’s ESPN in UK Premier League football bidding contest

Well here’s a turn-up, UK landline telephone operator BT (formerly the nationalised British Telecommunications) has outbid the mighty Disney-owned global sports channel ESPN for the rights to show roughly a third of live Premier League football games over the next ...

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Now WPP enters the film business (sort of) with First Movies buy

WPP’s Penn Schoen Berland has bought film research firm First Movies for an undisclosed sum. First Movies carries out test screenings for major film studios including Disney, Paramount, Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox. These sometimes lead to changes in ...

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Gocompare goes posh with new Richard Bazley classic animation ad

Gocompare.com is sticking with noisy tenor Gio Compario (for now, it’s reported to be reviewing its creative account) but its latest effort has enlisted celebrated animation director Richard Bazley, three little pigs and a big bad wolf. The film uses ...

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Coke is tops for brand engagement on Facebook with more than 34m fans

Coca-Cola, which has just appointed 360i as its global social media monitoring agency, is the most popular brand on Facebook according to leading US search marketing agency Covario. Covario’s new study measures overall brand engagement including reach (number/growth of followers), ...

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Wieden+Kennedy in macho fan mode with ESPN ‘Decent Proposal’ ad

Few agencies have done more to inflict sports mania on the world than Wieden+Kennedy Portland, handmaiden to the global rise of Nike. So W+K New York’s tenure of Disney’s all-conquering ESPN sports channel is hardly a surprise and in its ...

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