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The case of TBWA’s disappearing Macbook Air ad

TBWA Media Arts Lab has just produced a nice new TV ad for the Macbook Air featuring cartoon stickers for ‘the notebook people love.’ But it’s gone. Has Apple, which grows more Stasi-like by the day, decided it’s not going ...

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Bad Beats for TBWA and its Apple account

More, even stronger rumours have surfaced that Apple is about to nix long-serving agency TBWA – this time suggesting that Jimmy Jovine (left), boss of the Beats headphones and music streaming business that Apple bought recently for an eye-popping $3bn, ...

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Omnicom’s TBWA buys majority in Germany’s Heimat

Omnicom, still licking its wounds (or maybe breathing a sigh of relief) after the failure of its merger with Publicis Groupe, has produce a timely acquisition all of its own – Germany’s agency of the year Heimat, which employs over ...

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Apple gets its mojo back – which may save TBWA

There are some signs that Apple is getting its mojo back – the iPhone 5S seems to have reclaimed the handle of most desirable phone from Samsung – which won’t hurt TBWA’s chances of hanging on to the account. And ...

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TBWA changes testify to anxiety about $1bn Apple

More evidence emerges that Apple is rocky at TBWA – or that TBWA is rocking in anticipation. TBWA has replaced long-serving LA boss Carisa Bianchi with TBWA/Media Arts Lab exec Luis DeAnda (left), which may mean that the new, more ...

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TBWA and Apple back on top form for iPad Air launch

This is a more like it from Apple and TBWA: the launch commercial for the new iPad Air. Makes you want one (and hang the money) and it’s quite a long time since an Apple ad did that. The pencil ...

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Apple’s ‘blingy’ new TBWA ad isn’t as bad as they say

Advertising is always said to have played a pivotal role in the Apple phenomenon, ever since Ridley Scott’s iconic 1984 commercial launched the Macintosh. Founder Steve Jobs allegedly used to oversee all the ads along with TBWA Media Arts Lab’s ...

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New boss Al-Zaidy joins the Mothers at McCann London

The Motherication of McCann carries on apace with the appointment of Zaid Al-Zaidy as CEO from chief strategy officer. Al-Zaidy (left) was previously CSO at TBWA London but before that worked with Co-CCOs (sorry for all these C-suites) Rob Doubal ...

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