The Economist relaunches lifestyle magazine 1843

The Economist relaunches lifestyle magazine 1843

The Economist announced the relaunch of its bi-monthly lifestyle publication 1843, named for the year The Economist was founded. 1843 gives readers stories of an extraordinary world, long-form narrative journalism, irreverent columnists and some of the world’s best photography and illustration. It brings the wit and rigour of The Economist to the world of design, style, food and […]

History of Advertising Trust launches podcast series to celebrate golden age of British advertising

History of Advertising Trust launches podcast series to celebrate golden age of British advertising

The History of Advertising Trust (HAT) has launched its first ever podcast, which reveals the stories behind some of the nation’s most celebrated ads through a series of interviews with creative legends from the golden age of British advertising.  Featuring interviews with the likes of Dave Trott, Sir Alan Parker (director of Bugsy Malone) and […]

YouTube and Ad Council tap AMP Agency and others for SXSW challenge

YouTube and Ad Council tap AMP Agency and others for SXSW challenge

YouTube partnered with Ad Council on three causes — empowering girls in STEM, preparing for disasters, and ending hunger —challenging AMP Agency and five other world-class creative agencies to explore how a deeper understanding of the people they’re trying to reach could create stories that drive real change. Working with YouTube and Google, the team identified 12 audiences interested in […]

Future Lions challenges students to ‘Break Through’ in the global competition for inspirational talent

Future Lions challenges students to ‘Break Through’ in the global competition for inspirational talent

Future Lions, AKQA’s global student competition to unearth the next generation of talent, is now open for entries. An undergraduate competition and showcase for inspirational thinking, Future Lions, is run in collaboration with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. 2019’s Future Lions theme is a call to action for students all over the world […]

Dept expands stateside as Rocket Insights joins agency

Dept expands stateside as Rocket Insights joins agency

Dept, a leading creativity, technology and data agency in Europe has acquired Rocket Insights, one of the fastest growing product agencies in the United States. Rocket Insights has an extensive track record of delivering innovative products and services to clients like Foundation Medicine and Fox, and was responsible for the award-winning Virgin Pulse Apple Watch […]

Impact secures £56 Million in funding led by Providence Strategic Growth

Impact secures £56 Million in funding led by Providence Strategic Growth

Impact, the global leader in partnership automation, announced a £56 million ($75 million) investment led by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG), the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity Partners. The new funding will accelerate platform development, further go-to-market and regional expansion, and fuel both organic and inorganic growth. Existing investor Silversmith Capital Partners also participated in […]

Leading digital agency Kinecto linked by Isobar becomes Isobar Romania

Leading digital agency Kinecto linked by Isobar becomes Isobar Romania

Kinecto has announced that it will complete its integration into Isobar and will rebrand to become Isobar Romania. The team will further power Isobar’s creative and digital capabilities in the market, delivering experience-led transformation powered by creativity for clients. The Kinecto team will be reinforced by Isobar’s strategic, consulting, and technological capabilities around the world. […]

Tourism Ireland partners with Sky to promote Northern Ireland as a premier golfing destination

Tourism Ireland partners with Sky to promote Northern Ireland as a premier golfing destination

Tourism Ireland announced its partnership with Sky Media to inspire golfers in Great Britain to visit Northern Ireland. The campaign will use highly engaging video interviews featuring 2011 Open winner, Darren Clarke, to encourage viewers to enter a competition to win four tickets to The 148th Open, Royal Portrush on Saturday 20th July, including flights, car hire […]

Outfox the competition: First content marketing trends podcast launches

Outfox the competition: First content marketing trends podcast launches

BrandContent has launched a new podcast – Outfoxed: The Disruptive Content podcast – the only podcast focusing on emerging content marketing trends. Hosted by the BrandContent team, the podcast is a series of 15-20 minute episodes interviewing industry thought-leaders from around the world analysing trends including; voice search, content automation, CRO, robot journalism, and AI.  […]