Reports: UK digital economy ’40 per cent bigger’ than previously thought

Reports: UK digital economy ’40 per cent bigger’ than previously thought

Digital companies are likely to employ three more people than non-digital employers according to a report by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, which claims a fresh approach to measuring the UK’s digital economy has revealed it is 40 per cent bigger than previously thought. The report, which was commissioned by Google, claims […]

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. […]

Reebok provides ‘Warning Signs’ & asks us to be prepared for anything

Reebok knows that training doesn’t end when practice is over. MassMarket, Ryan Ebner and mcgarrybowen give two good reasons why. Mixed martial artist Rampage Jackson and Dallas Cowboys’ defensive end Demarcus Ware step it up for the latest in Reebok footwear. Ignoring the “Warning Signs,” the camera follows the exercising athletes as they cruise off […]

Ana Botín Elected To The Coca-Cola Company Board Of Directors

Ana Botín Elected To The Coca-Cola Company Board Of Directors

The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company elected Ana Botín as a Director of the Company, effective immediately. Botín, 52, is CEO of Santander UK plc, one of Britain’s leading personal financial services companies and a subsidiary of the Santander Group, the largest bank in the Eurozone. An internationally recognized leader in the banking […]

Red Cross unveils new ad showing the worst case scenarios when babysitting

American Red Cross is encouraging babysitters to take Babysitting Basics online courses with a new advert created by BBDO Atlanta. Funny or Die director, Daniel Strange, worked with BBDO Atlanta to stress the disastrous possibilities of the child babysitting the babysitter. The campaign presents comedic worst-case scenarios happening under the watch of an unprepared caretaker.

TfL to roll out new website

TfL to roll out new website

Transport for London is set to roll out a new website design, which is currently in beta. The new site design is set to launch in early autumn, depending on feedback and changes needed. TfL says the new site design aims to make it easier for users to plan journeys and check the status of […]

Andy Murray’s Victory Celebrated by BBH

Back in 2009 BBH dared to dream the impossible in a campaign for Robinsons. In ‘Imagine’, directed by Benito Montorio, the agency speculated how the people of the UK might react if a Briton was to win Wimbledon. Following Andy Murray’s victory in straight sets against Novak Djokovic, we need wonder no more – and […]

‘The’ Gets Its Own Symbol In The Alphabet ‘Ћ’

The word “the” is the most commonly-used word of the English language; it makes an appearance in around 80% of all written paragraphs. To recognize its usage and usefulness, Melbourne-based Australian restaurateur Paul Mathis has created a new symbol as a short-formed substitute for “the”. The “the” symbol looks like what happens when an uppercase […]

Ericsson buys Red Bee Media

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Ericsson buys Red Bee Media

Communications giant Ericsson is set to buy broadcast design specialist Red Bee Media. The move, which is still subject to approval, will see Red Bee become part of Ericsson’s Business Unit Global Services. A statement from Red Bee Media says, ‘This is a great step for Red Bee Media; Ericsson’s formidable reputation in managed services […]