43% of UK consumers intend to spend more on Christmas than they did last year

- Study from Havas Media Group found that only 8% of respondents were planning to spend less on Christmas than they did in 2019

43% of UK consumers intend to spend more on Christmas than they did last year

43% of people in the UK say they plan to spend more on Christmas this year than they did last year, according to research from Havas Media Group. The Black Friday and Winter Shopping Occasions study from Havas Media Group, which is based on responses from 1,500 people, found that only 8% of people are planning […]

Consumption of sports content rises across all age groups as football returns to screens

Eighth wave of Havas Media Group Covid-19 Media Behaviours Report reveals uptick in interest in sports-related content over the last two weeks

Consumption of sports content rises across all age groups as football returns to screens

The consumption of sports-related content has increased for all age groups in the last two weeks, according to the latest Havas Media Group Covid-19 Media Behaviours Report. The eighth iteration of Havas Media Group’s Covid-19 Media Behaviours Report, a research study into consumer behaviour and media consumption based on a survey of 1,479 UK respondents, reveals that […]

Havas Media appoints Manning Gottlieb OMD’s Andrew Darby as Managing Partner

Havas Media appoints Manning Gottlieb OMD’s Andrew Darby as Managing Partner

Havas Media has announced the appointment of Andrew Darby as Managing Partner. Darby joins following six years at Manning Gottlieb OMD, where he was most recently Client Business Director, leading the John Lewis & Partners business. He oversaw media strategy and execution for a number of award-winning initiatives, including the 2017 and 2018 John Lewis Christmas […]

PUMA and Havas Media Group Tapped Firefly to Launch New Sky Dreamer Sneakers with Cutting-Edge Hologram at NBA All-Star Weekend

First-ever holographic activation of its kind appeared on top of vehicles parked throughout Chicago

PUMA and Havas Media Group Tapped Firefly to Launch New Sky Dreamer Sneakers with Cutting-Edge Hologram at NBA All-Star Weekend

PUMA officially launched the Sky Dreamer sneaker, a new silhouette of PUMA Hoops, February 13. To celebrate the sneaker’s debut, PUMA took it to the streets with Havas Media to successfully project the first-ever holographic activation of its kind featuring the new Sky Dreamer, powered by Firefly’s smart digital media displays, during the 2020 NBA […]

Organic Marks New Year By Launching LA Office

Organic Marks New Year By Launching  LA Office

– Head of International Publicity Kirsty Langsdale takes ORGANIC to California to expand the entertainment PR agency’s global footprint – Multi award-winning film and television communications agency is part of Target Group, Havas Media Group’s specialist culture, film, televlsion and gaming offering ORGANIC, the multi award-winning film and television communications agency which is part of […]

Havas Media Manchester boosts leadership team with appointment of Dentsu Aegis’ Lucy Barnes as Strategy Partner

- Barnes was previously Strategy Director at Dentsu Aegis Network - Follows hire of Stuart Lunn as Managing Director in September of this year

Havas Media Manchester boosts leadership team with appointment of Dentsu Aegis’ Lucy Barnes as Strategy Partner

Havas Media Manchester has announced the appointment of Lucy Barnes to the newly-created role of Strategy Partner, as the regional hub seeks to further strengthen its leadership team. Barnes joins from Dentsu Aegis Network, where she was a board-level Strategy Director, with responsibility for existing clients and new business, working on brands including Arcadia Group, Matalan […]

Use emotional intelligence to reverse churn rates in the industry, says Karen Blackett at WellFest

Use emotional intelligence to reverse churn rates in the industry, says Karen Blackett at WellFest

The ad industry is losing talented people at “unsurprisingly high rates”, according to Karen Blackett OBE, WPP UK country manager and chairwoman MediaCom, UK & Ireland. Speaking on Tuesday 12 November at WellFest, the brand-new workplace wellbeing conference organised by NABS, Karen called for an increased focus on emotional intelligence in order to support and […]

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