Tag Archives: portland

Dan Wieden awarded Cannes Hall of Fame gong

Arise Sir Dan, Lion of St Mark. The Dan in question is Dan Wieden, veteran co-founder and global executive creative director of Wieden & Kennedy, currently one of the world’s most outstanding creative advertising agencies. And what at first sight ...

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Is Starbucks trying to turn into a wine bar chain?

Well not quite but the coffee giant has announced it is going to expand its move into selling wine, beer and ‘premium’ food to Atlanta and Southern California after a quiet trial on its home turf of Seattle and Portland. ...

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Which ad agency was the best in the world in 2011?

It’s a pretty impossible question to answer, as we know more about agencies in the UK and US than we do in many other markets. But it’s still worth having a go. In the UK Bartle Bogle Hegarty had an ...

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Big vote of confidence for W+K London as Portland HQ makes Neil Christie and Ian Tait partners

It’s been something of an annus mirabilis for Wieden+Kennedy London as the recently high-flying agency has seen the departures of biggest account Nokia (with attendant ten per cent redundancies) and the Guardian, one flagship account, Honda, cut back in the ...

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Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam launches The Dam Armada apps business

Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam is launching The Dam Armada, a business unit of creative developers and designers set up to create digital products from apps to installations. The Dam Armada is the brainchild of Jordi Martinez who worked at Crispin Porter+Bogusky and ...

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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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