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Gracie Page of Y&R: how the iPhone X will revolutionise the ad industry

This week tech giant Apple held the first major event in their freshly finished Steve Jobs Theater on billion-dollar Apple Campus, with the iPhone X (pronounced “ten”) glistening as the jewel in their 2017 crown. One announcement stands out as ...

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Y&R bounces into Wimbledon for the Beeb

Here’s a load of balls for the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage from Y&R London. Balls have had their moments in commercials, for Sony for example, which may have been on someone at Y&R’s mind. A punchy 40 seconds – and a ...

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Y&R wins big creative opportunity with government road safety brief

I see that Y&R has won the UK’s Think! Road Safety account, previously held by AMV BBDO and, over the years, one of the UK’s flagship creative accounts. Here’s one made for Surrey Council, of all entities. The new regime ...

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Y&R aims for creative “renaissance” with 12 new hires

We often hear about agencies hiring creative teams. Y&R’s new CCO Jon Burley has gone a big step further by hiring a whole team of creatives, 12 in all. A creative department “renaissance” it seems. Top of the list is ...

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Former Grey boss David Patton: my plans for Y&R

David Patton is the new global president of Y&R, overseeing all the WPP agency’s operations outside the US. Prior to joining Y&R he was president and CEO EMEA of WPP sibling Grey. 1/You joined Grey ten years ago and now ...

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Oxfam calls the end of extreme poverty in new Y&R push

Every so often we berate charity ads for showing the problem not the solution, which you can’t accuse Y&R of in this new poster and social campaign for Oxfam on the subject of extreme poverty. According to Y&R the end ...

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Is BBC’s Steve cute or a saggy dog story?

The BBC is trying to persuade us to personalise our viewing with alerts and stuff when there’s something on we tell it we want to watch – on multiple devices etc etc. What’s wrong with the Radio Times? In an ...

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Y&R challenges received wisdom with Dyslexic Sperm Bank

40 per cent of self-made millionaires are dyslexic according to this campaign from Y&R for charity Made By Dyslexia, as were Albert Einstein, Alexander Graham Bell (who invented the telephone) and Henry Ford. So why not open a high street ...

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