Kind, decent and fun: a tribute to Dave Buchanan

Kind, decent and fun: a tribute to Dave Buchanan

The sad passing of creative director Dave Buchanan, whose career spanned Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, BMP and TBWA, serves to remind us of the importance of friendship in the ad industry.

Now TV enlists Martine McCutcheon to launch Love Actually-inspired greetings experience
Creative Equals and Campaign's diversity tracker returns to measure Covid-19 impact

Creative Equals and Campaign's diversity tracker returns to measure Covid-19 impact

The second survey will uncover whether inequalities are worsening in workplaces due to the pandemic.

I'm A Celeb evictees confess to naughtiness in Tesco tactical ads

I'm A Celeb evictees confess to naughtiness in Tesco tactical ads

This is the first time that a brand has appeared fully integrated within the show.

Infectious Media sells to Kepler Group with global expansion plans

Infectious Media sells to Kepler Group with global expansion plans

Digital media businesses want to scale globally in competition with 'new breed' of digital media businesses Brainlabs, Croud, Jellyfish and S4.

Pick of the Week: Sainsbury’s emotional family story is fitting for these times

Pick of the Week: Sainsbury’s emotional family story is fitting for these times

The supermarket's festive ad is deeply personal and heart-warming.

A view from Dave Trott: Words go viral
Samsung turns a dog photo into a Samm Henshaw track

Samsung turns a dog photo into a Samm Henshaw track

The project is the latest in the brand's 'Inspired by a true photo' campaign.

Sid Lee acquires LA-based agency Denizen, names Vito Piazza global CEO

Sid Lee acquires LA-based agency Denizen, names Vito Piazza global CEO

The Canada-based creative agency is doubling down on growth in the U.S. and Europe.

Why podcasting is perfect for advertising in times of uncertainty

Why podcasting is perfect for advertising in times of uncertainty

Many industries have been thrown into disarray by the pandemic, with the advertising sector included; but the thriving interest in podcasts means there’s room for smart, targeted ad campaigns, says Joe Copeman, global SVP sales at Acast

Constant Contact and ATTN encourage shopping small for the holidays

Constant Contact and ATTN encourage shopping small for the holidays

The email marketing platform will take over ATTN’s “We Need This” Instagram page to share stories from small businesses.

Visa gives back to the high street once more in Christmas spot

Visa gives back to the high street once more in Christmas spot

Ad marks third year of ‘Where you shop matters’ positioning

Moet Hennessy UK pops cork on creative review

Moet Hennessy UK pops cork on creative review

Champagne and spirits company is considering main creative, digital, CRM, experiential and PR requirements.

The awakening of my immigrance

The awakening of my immigrance

I realized how important it is to claim your identity, so others can see theirs not as a source of weakness, but strength too.

Nielsen names global chief marketing and communications officer

Nielsen names global chief marketing and communications officer

Jamie Moldafsky will spearhead the integrated global function for Nielsen’s global media business.

Former Soho House comms chief joins Stella McCartney as CMO

Former Soho House comms chief joins Stella McCartney as CMO

Peter Chipchase was chief communications and strategy officer at Soho House.

Winning new business doesn't have to be at the expense of mental wellbeing

Winning new business doesn't have to be at the expense of mental wellbeing

There are ways that agencies can run pitches that don't lead to burnout of staff.

Travel brands must put people first this holiday season

Travel brands must put people first this holiday season

Travel has picked up in fits and starts since the pandemic began, but brands should be careful in their efforts to spur demand this holiday season.

Erste Group "#EdgarsChristmas" by Jung von Matt/Donau

Erste Group "#EdgarsChristmas" by Jung von Matt/Donau

Financial services company Erste Group's animated festive spot stars a grouchy old musician.

Lego creates brick-built festive pop-up in Covent Garden

Lego creates brick-built festive pop-up in Covent Garden

Lyrics from Christmas ad have been recreated in brick form.

BBC "His Dark Materials" by BBC Creative

BBC "His Dark Materials" by BBC Creative

BBC celebrates the second season of His Dark Materials with an augmented reality "portal".

Debenhams’ sorry fate does not mean it is time for retail brands to ‘be more Amazon’

Debenhams’ sorry fate does not mean it is time for retail brands to ‘be more Amazon’

Having roots on the high street doesn’t have to be a bad thing if you rethink the role of physical space.

TikTok shares its most creative brand campaigns of 2020

TikTok shares its most creative brand campaigns of 2020

Virgin Media, O2 and Mastercard feature.

After the restructures: how brand experience agencies can evolve

After the restructures: how brand experience agencies can evolve

Along with the restructures and redundancies this year has also brought a chance for agencies to reshape.

Unilever to test four-day working week in NZ ahead of possible global rollout

Unilever to test four-day working week in NZ ahead of possible global rollout

Employees will slash their working hours by 20% on the same payroll.