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W+K HQ goes back to reality for Maxwell House

Remember Maxwell House coffee? It used to be the perennial number two to Nescafe before coffee got taken over by baristas. Maybe it’s bigger in the States. Anyway current owner Kraft has handed it over to brand revival experts Wieden+Kennedy ...

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Two-agency win for Honda in UK’s top car virals

Video Metrics company Visible Measures has produced a new list of the most popular viral video car ads in the UK, nearly all from 2013 as you’d expect (Honda and Chevrolet’s Outstanding Design are from 2012 and 2011 respectively). Honda ...

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More strife at Tesco leaves CEO Clarke out on his own

It really doesn’t get any better at Tesco – the supermarket giant is set to reveal another whopping fall in profits on April 16 (ten per cent is the consensus) and now finance director Laurie McIlwee is falling on his ...

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Nike sets out its World Cup stall with ‘Risk Everything’

The most predictable ambush in the history of ambushes is upon us once again. Nike, not a World Cup sponsor, that honour falls to rival Adidas, is chucking everything (probably including the kitchen sink) at this year’s football fest in ...

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Cravendale swaps nasty cats for Barry the biscuit boy

Advertising milk is a pretty difficult task these days, you just grab the right size in the shop surely? But Wieden+Kennedy London is doing a manful job on Cravendale and seems to have ditched its Bertrum Thumbcat ‘nasty cats’ campaign ...

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W+K London unearths first Nike ads from 1982

Wieden+Kennedy’s London blog editor (surely a full-time role, given the scope of his or her researches) has unearthed the first Nike ads from W+K Portland in 1982, the year the agency was founded. These were thought to have disappeared (this ...

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W+K couples Kobe Bryant and comedy for Nike launch

Humour and Nike don’t go together somehow but Wieden+Kennedy HQ is giving it a shot in this campaign for yet another Nike shoe, featuring Kobe Bryant, Lionel Ritchie and a cast of thousands. Well it just about makes it to ...

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Facebook and IKEA discover joys of Cosplay community

These days if you have a conversation you seem to become part of a community (which enrages my friend George Parker, among others) but a pretty obvious community is Cosplay, people who like dressing up in outlandish costumers together. And ...

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