Tag Archives: ebay

Ebay Europe in surprise switch out of VCCP

One of the big hopes for agencies is that new tech-based clients will take over from the likes of Unilever and Procter & Gamble as their big source of revenue. Some such are spending heavily, Amazon for one which is ...

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Ebay picks VCCP for European account

Shows how much we know – we suggested yesterday that London agency VCCP had gone of the boil recently, in part due to its unfortunate experience with Asda which moved there and then back to Saatchi & Saatchi in double ...

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Ebay plus Goodby Silverstein equals bland

Ebay apparently reckons Christmas starts in August (lots of Christmas ads are shot in August, which may be a clue as to why they’re remarkably unconvincing) so it’s a bit late out of the blocks with what’s being hailed as ...

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Why Jubilee Branston may not be music to your ears

Never let it be said that our Diamond Jubilee coverage isn’t better than the BBC’s. We dig down and get the exclusive stories you really want unearthed. Did you know, for instance, that Branston Pickle – Gwyneth Paltrow’s and Catherine ...

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Ever-ambitious MDC Partners snaps up fashion agency Laird+Partners

Miles Nadal’s Toronto-based MDC Partners, owner of Crispin Porter+Bogusky and 72andSunny among others, has bought a majority stake in high-flying fashion ad agency Laird+Partners. Laird was founded in New York by Trey Laird in 2002 and numbers Donna Karan, Tommy ...

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Goldman Sachs investment says Facebook is worth $50bn

Or so the BBC (and the Financial Times and New York Times) seem to think. Top investment bank Goldman Sachs (the global economy’s version of Paddy Power) has stuck a load of its own money into Facebook stock (or options) ...

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2010 ends as it started for Bartle Bogle Hegarty with big Ebay loss

It certainly has been an annus horribilis for Bartle Bogle Hegarty and the year is going out in much the same vein with the agency’s resignation of the Ebay account, supposedly worth £22m. As with all such resignations it’s doubtful ...

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