Lionel Messi dons LED suit for Adidas

Adidas has launched an online film starring Lionel Messi wearing an LED suit to promote the Adizero F50 Messi boot. The film highlights the award-winning techniques of Messi, who won the Fifa Ballon d’Or for the best footballer in the world for a record fourth time in January, as well as the design of his […]

Mini thanks fans with ‘not normal’ brand campaign

Mini UK has launched the national push in its global brand campaign, “not normal”, which will feature images of Mini-inspired creations drawn from social media for the first time. Iris Worldwide created the campaign, which is Mini’s first brand campaign since 2008’s “ban boredom”, with media planning and buying by Vizeum. The activity stars with […]

Major advertisers back BT Sport opening day

Major advertisers back BT Sport opening day

The launch of BT Sport on August 1 will be backed by major advertisers keen to tap into the consumer interest around how its content will match up to Sky Sports. Brands including Adidas, Barclays, Microsoft, O2, KFC, Ladbrokes and Carling will be among the advertisers appearing in the commercial breaks when BT Sport’s two […]

Fallon & Caviar Go Big for Skoda

Hot off the back of directing the massively successful O2 ‘Be More Dog’ Keith Schofield is back with yet another brilliantly bit of oddball fun. In it, we drive through what at first appears to be an average bit of suburbia, however in this Wisteria Lane, everything has been souped-up to mass effect, ‘driving’ home […]

Toyota RAV4 takes the web to the great outhdoors

How do you showcase a new adventure car to a target audience that spends their time outdoors? You take the website to them. This is what Toyota Africa did to bring the new Toyota RAV4 product site to life on an outdoor bike trail at the Bryanston Cycle Park in Johannesburg. The 1.8-km cycling track […]

Ladbrokes channels Marlon Brando in ‘The Oddsfather’

Ladbrokes is “making punters an offer they can’t refuse” in its latest TV ad campaign, which features the familiar pairing of Tiziano Crudeli and Chris Kamara in activity inspired by ‘The Godfather’. The change of direction was prompted by a strategic decision to “boost the role of Ladbrokes’ offers and products in the narrative”. The […]

Publicis merger a bad deal for Omnicom shareholders, says Sorrell

Publicis merger a bad deal for Omnicom shareholders, says Sorrell

Sir Martin Sorrell has poured cold water on the so-called “merger of equals” between rival agencies Omnicom and Publicis Groupe, which was announced on July 28, questioning the value to the former’s shareholders. Speaking on the ‘Today’ programme on BBC Radio 4, Sorrell questioned the value to Omnicom shareholders, who will receive 50 per cent […]

Peugeot 208 XY launches with nail wrap tip-on in top fashion titles

Peugeot 208 XY launches with nail wrap tip-on in top fashion titles

Peugeot has engaged OMD UK to carry out a print campaign that will see nail wraps tipped on to print display pages to launch the new Peugeot 208 XY. Available in four distinctive colours, including Purple Night, OMD UK has partnered with HND Ltd to develop ‘XY Purple Night’ coloured nail wraps, which will be […]