Open University offers fresh debate on learning with “Life…On Our Terms” podcast series launch

- Initiative developed in partnership with JUMP, Havas Media Group’s content and partnerships hub, and Havas Media - Podcast series aims to shine a light on The Open University’s pioneering spirit, and demonstrates how it creates a learning environment that sets people’s ambitions free

Open University offers fresh debate on learning with “Life…On Our Terms” podcast series launch

The Open University, the UK’s largest university for flexible, high-quality distance learning, has launched a new branded podcast series on the Acast network. The initiative was developed in partnership with JUMP, Havas Media Group’s content and partnerships hub, and Havas Media.  With a core objective of improving perceptions and understanding of The Open University brand amongst 18 to 28-year-olds, the […]

Shoppers plan to cut back on fashion and beauty spending despite end of Lockdown 2.0

● One third (32%) expect to spend less on new clothes and a quarter (25%) less on beauty products ● Consumers set to spend instead on experiences and building connections with friends and family ● 25% plan to spend more on food and drink than before COVID-19, 27% on travel and 28% on days out. ● Majority feel the impact of COVID-19 will continue past 2021

Shoppers plan to cut back on fashion and beauty spending despite end of Lockdown 2.0

 In the wake of the collapse of Arcadia and Debenhams, there’s potentially more bad news for the British High Street in the new pandemic-related research from Havas Media. As shoppers prepare to splurge online and in store for Christmas, Havas Media’s The Consumer State of the Nationreport shows people intend to spend less in future (even […]

Havas Media Manchester appoints Carat’s James Reddington as Managing Partner

- Reddington joins following nearly 24 years at Carat Manchester - Will provide additional client leadership across the agency’s BBC business

Havas Media Manchester appoints Carat’s James Reddington as Managing Partner

Havas Media Manchester has announced the appointment of James Reddington to the newly created role of Managing Partner. Reddington joins the agency following nearly 24 years at Carat Manchester, where he was Group Business Director, overseeing clients including Barratt Homes, Manchester Airport Group and Greggs. In his new role, Reddington will provide additional client leadership across the agency’s BBC […]

giffgaff launches anti-consumerist push across LADbible and UNILAD channels as it invites people to “Check Your Drawers” for old mobile phones ahead of Black Friday

- Initiative developed in partnership with JUMP, Havas Media Group’s content and partnerships hub, and Havas Media - Push sees giffgaff work with the world’s largest social publisher, LADbible Group to reacquaint the nation with the contents of their drawers for any old mobile phone handsets, with the ambition of starting to create a circular economy

giffgaff launches anti-consumerist push across LADbible and UNILAD channels as it invites people to “Check Your Drawers” for old mobile phones ahead of Black Friday

giffgaff is launching a new anti-consumerist content push with the help of social publisher LADbible Group, ahead of Black Friday. The initiative was developed in partnership with JUMP, Havas Media Group’s content and partnerships hub, and Havas Media.  With the aim of engaging with a savvy, progressive audience of 25 to 44-year-olds, and positioning giffgaff as a disruptor […]

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 […]

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