McLaren signs partnership with YouTube to showcase creative video content

McLaren signs partnership with YouTube to showcase creative video content

The McLaren Group, which includes the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula One team, has joined forces with YouTube in a new commercial partnership. “At McLaren we have great stories to tell. Whether it’s the passion and intrigue of Formula One, or how we develop ground breaking new technologies, people are fascinated by what we do. Our […]

Omnicom & Publicis Merger Creates Biggest Ad Firm

Omnicom & Publicis Merger Creates Biggest Ad Firm

Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe have announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for a merger of equals, creating the world’s leading company in communications, advertising, marketing and digital services, with combined 2012 revenue of $22.7 billion (€17.7 billion). Based on closing prices on July 26, 2013, Publicis Omnicom Group will have a combined […]

Kia partners with Microsoft Advertising to launch MSN ‘Storyboard’ campaign

Kia partners with Microsoft Advertising to launch MSN ‘Storyboard’ campaign

Car manufacturer Kia has engaged Microsoft Advertising’s new creative format ‘Storyboard’ for MSN to showcase its GT, Rio, Picanto and Sportage models. The campaign, which runs for 24 hours from July26, forms part of Kia’s wider focus on driving customers to become brand ambassadors. Also running on MSN mobile, the display ad expands upon a […]

Scottish football in branding overhaul

Scottish football in branding overhaul

Glasgow based Material_UK has helped the Scottish Professional Football League rename and rebrand its divisions. n June The Scottish Premier League and Scottish Football League merged to form the Scottish Professional Football League. The newly formed organisation has unveiled its identity alongside the new league logos. The new identity brings together elements of the SPL […]

Why Won’t Nike Play with Girls?

Why Won’t Nike Play with Girls?

Two young women have launched a social media campaign to get Nike to make its coolest men’s trainers available in women’s sizes. Emily Hodgson and Emilie Riis, who both work together at ad agency 18 Feet & Rising, are on a mission to spice up the women’s trainer market, which they argue is too bland. […]

Telegraph partners with Halifax for first Google Currents campaign

Telegraph partners with Halifax for first Google Currents campaign

Telegraph Media Group has partnered with Halifax to create the first campaign on its Google Currents edition. The deal, brokered by MEC, is also the first to use The Daily Telegraph’s integrated tablet proposition, which offers brands access to its rapidly growing iPad, Flipboard and Google Currents subscribers. The partnership runs for one month, and […]

JWT London wins FAB Agency of The Year 2013

JWT London wins FAB Agency of The Year 2013

The International Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards are delighted to announce that JWT London has been named the 2013 Agency of The Year. The award is presented to the Agency that has scored the maximum points taken from the number of nominations, FAB Awards & FABulous Awards on the night. The creative agency bagging […]

iPad Magician Creates A Magical ‘Angry Birds’ Ad

Popular mobile game Angry Birds has received a “magical” update that includes some new gameplay mechanics involving magic portals. As part of this new release, Angry Birds makers Rovio have teamed up with Simon Pierro, better known as the ‘iPad Magician’, to create a ‘magic’ video. The video features some ingenuity from Pierro, who performs […]