Tag Archives: m&c saatchi

LNER picks M&C Saatchi and Merkle to pep up East Coast train route

LNER, Britain’s troubled East Coast rail service up from London to points north and currently run by the Government, has appointed M&C Saatchi and Merkle to handle its ad campaigns/marketing services in a Creative Brief review. LNER commercial director Suzanne ...

Read More »

More trouble for M&C Saatchi as first half profits tumble

M&C Saatchi shares hit more trouble today – down 13 per cent in early trading and now trading at less than half their average for last year – as the troubled agency group reported a 67 per cent profit fall ...

Read More »

Paul Simons: is double vision the issue at M&C Saatchi?

It is never uplifting news to lose a major client and in M&C Saatchi’s case the NatWest loss cannot be helpful. They need to win a few decent names plus get some decent creative work out there in the public ...

Read More »

Another blow for M&C Saatchi as new NatWest campaign heads to The&Partnership

M&C Saatchi PLC is having a gruelling time at the moment, forced into a £6.4m provision over too-early revenue recognition and some assets on its balance sheet that aren’t worth what the agency thought they were. It’s re-iterated its profit ...

Read More »

M&C Saatchi directors face same old performance issues

For the directors of M&C Saatchi, wrestling with a major accounting issue – chiefly booking fees too early that’s led to them making a £6.4m provision – it may seem all a bit like déjà vu. Back in 1995 when ...

Read More »

More happy clappy special Premiership pleading from Coca-Cola

Here’s Coca-cola’s new effort for the Premier League season, Saatchi & Saatchi updating a previous ad to welcome Premiership newbies Norwich (via the excitable Delia Smith), Sheffield United and Aston Villa (Prince William’s team apparently – will he be going ...

Read More »

Nat West pitches Freddie against Freddie

Cricket finds itself in the spotlight in the UK after England’s (somewhat fortuitous) World Cup win, enjoying a higher profile than at any time since 2005 when England beat Australia in an epic series. One of the stars of that ...

Read More »

M&C Saatchi and the7stars form new media agency MC7

M&C Saatchi and media agency the7stars are reported to be launching a new agency M&C7: “to help clients align their media and creative thinking.” M&C London CEO Giles Hedger and the7stars co-founder Jenny Biggam are in charge. Creative agencies have ...

Read More »

Foxtons takes the fight to cheap estate agent alternatives with debut campaign through M&C Saatchi

Digital disruption is marmalising the high street in the UK and a big player in today’s embattled high street is estate agency, the national chains that have dominated Britain’s overpriced residential property market for decades. One such is Foxtons, known ...

Read More »