How DDB and BBVA Bank took Colombia’s breath away

How DDB and BBVA Bank took Colombia’s breath away

On July 7th, 2017, Sofía Gómez, a Colombian athlete sponsored by BBVA bank, dived 84 meters into the sea to establish the new world record for apnea, a sport scarcely heard of and rarely practiced in the country. During her incredible underwater achievement, she successfully held her breath for 2 minutes and 45 seconds. In […]

Vice reboots luxury fashion and travel video brand Amuse

Vice reboots luxury fashion and travel video brand Amuse

Vice has given Amuse, its luxury travel platform, another lease on life with a whole new video series. The rebooted brand is positioning itself to win the affections of the ‘global explorer’ with content themed on “adventure, adrenaline and antidote”. It comes after it was first let loose in 2015. Continuing the A-theme, content will […]

Sarah Anderson appointed Client Service Director at Live & Breathe

Sarah Anderson appointed Client Service Director at Live & Breathe

Live & Breathe, the integrated brand activation agency, has appointed Sarah Anderson into the newly created role of Client Service Director. She is joining from Vividbrand, where, as business director, she oversaw clients including Nestlé, Pernod Ricard and Unilever. Prior to this, Anderson worked at a number of creative agencies across the globe, including Leo […]

Future Thinking launches personal wellbeing division

Future Thinking launches personal wellbeing division

Data-driven intelligence agency Future Thinking has announced the launch of its new personal wellbeing offer bringing together expertise from its pharmaceutical and healthcare teams. The new division combines the company’s knowledge of primary market research, behavioural economics and data science, with years of experience. The new team greatly strengthens Future Thinking’s presence within the wellness […]

UK ad spend reaches record £22.2bn in 2017, according to WARC

UK ad spend reaches record £22.2bn in 2017, according to WARC

UK advertising expenditure grew 4.6% to reach £22.2bn in 2017, the eighth consecutive year of market growth, according to the Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report – the UK’s definitive advertising statistics. Continuing the positive results for UK adspend, the final three months of 2017 saw expenditure grow 6.2% in Q4 2017 over Q4 2016, with adspend […]

A third of UK consumers believe AR influences purchasing, according to Mindshare

A third of UK consumers believe AR influences purchasing, according to Mindshare

 Mindshare UK, in partnership with AR technology company Zappar, has launched ‘Layered’ – a report identifying how brands must adapt to the rise of augmented reality (AR). • The report reveals that a third (33%) of consumers believe AR would help them to narrow down choices when shopping. • Increasingly, consumers are expecting products […]