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LSM details seven tips for students to impress employers
LSM details seven tips for students to impress employers

London School of Marketing has published an article detailing seven essential research tips to help CIM Foundation students to impress prospective employers...

6 Jul 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Grey London leads the way at D&AD Awards 2014
Grey London leads the way at D&AD Awards 2014

LONDON, UK: The UK looks set to take home the title of most awarded country at the 2014 D&AD Awards, with 136 In Books and 43 Nominations*, totalling at 179 Awarded entries for the year. Across the Atlantic, the United States is in second place in the country rankings with 118 (82 In Book and 36 Nominations).

2 Apr 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Excellence in visual thinking, Taschen releases D&AD50
Excellence in visual thinking, Taschen releases D&AD50

LONDON, UK: Taschen and D&AD are launching a new book that gives a special insight into the last 50 years of design and advertising, and offers a rich visual history of the society the creative industry helped to shape.

14 Jan 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

2013 at a glance: Five crucial consumer trends business leaders should know
2013 at a glance: Five crucial consumer trends business leaders should know

LONDON, UK / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Turbulent times were predicted on the back end of 2012. The ANC Mangaung conference precipitated very little stormy seas other than an anti-climactic conclusion. The Mayan apocalypse materialised into nothing but an ordinary day. In fact with so many forecasts for change and a chasm of chaos, one may tend to be a bit sceptical with further predictions of change.

By *David Mattin and Saint-Francis Tohlang 8 Jan 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD calls for entries for the 2013 Student Awards
D&AD calls for entries for the 2013 Student Awards

LONDON, UK: D&AD is providing ambitious creative students with the ultimate platform to launch their careers in design or advertising. The annual D&AD Student Awards are now open for entry, offering a range of real briefs set by clients from some of the world's top brands.

12 Dec 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards 2013: Entries open
D&AD Awards 2013: Entries open

LONDON, UK: So what's new? Well to start, we're launching with the announcement of this year's judges. Yep, all 195 judges from 25 countries.

2 Nov 2012

PORTUGAL

Eurobest celebrates 25 years with world-class jury presidents
Eurobest celebrates 25 years with world-class jury presidents

LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: Organisers of the European Festival of Creativity, Eurobest, have today announced the impressive line-up of distinguished jury presidents, who, along with Sir John Hegarty, will lead ten juries in the award's 25th year.

5 Oct 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD announces the All Time Pencil Winners, President's Awards and (one) Black Pencil
D&AD announces the All Time Pencil Winners, President's Awards and (one) Black Pencil

LONDON, UK: Last night, 18 September 2012, D&AD staged a huge party and awards ceremony to celebrate its 50th birthday. At the event, the top ranked agencies, studios and people of the last 50 years of D&AD were recognised with a one-off Award. The 2012 Black Pencil and President's Awards were also announced. The event is a celebration of the most influential names of the last 50 years of commercial creativity.

19 Sep 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

The D&AD student winners
The D&AD student winners

LONDON, UK: Winners of the White Pencil Student Brief and D&AD Student of the Year 2012, Martin Headon and Olly Wood.

20 Aug 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Coca-Cola ramps up activation for Olympics 2012
Coca-Cola ramps up activation for Olympics 2012

LONDON, UK: As the clock ticks down to the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Coca-Cola is ramping up for the brand's largest-ever Olympic Games activation.

26 Jul 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Draftfcb back to sponsor young talent
Draftfcb back to sponsor young talent

LONDON, UK: Draftfcb will again sponsor the Roger Hatchuel Academy for the third straight year in partnership with the 59th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17 to 23 June.

9 May 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD announcements due soon
D&AD announcements due soon

LONDON, UK: Next week, D&AD is issuing a series of announcements to mark the 50th Anniversary of one of the world's most coveted prizes for creative excellence.

12 Apr 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Kebab perfume campaign... the doner docu-soap
Kebab perfume campaign... the doner docu-soap

NEWCASTLE, UK: In a world primarily dominated by music mogul Simon Cowell, it is clear that the popularity of reality television is rising. Channel after channel are singing competitions, dancing competitions and the latest teen phenomenon, the docu-soap.

28 Feb 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

IMM Class of 2012 - book now
IMM Class of 2012 - book now

LONDON, UK: Book now to be part of the Class of 2012. Join colleagues from companies such as Bloomberg, CNN, ESPN, Microsoft, OMD, PHD, PSI, SMV, Undertone, Unilever and ZenithOptimedia.

22 Feb 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD calls for entries for Student Awards
D&AD calls for entries for Student Awards

LONDON, UK: With graduate unemployment at a 15-year high, D&AD is providing creatively ambitious students with what it reckons to be the ultimate platform to launch their careers. The annual D&AD Student Awards are now live, offering a diverse range of real world challenges from across design and advertising.

8 Dec 2011

UNITED STATES

2011 YoungGuns Award Party for SA?
2011 YoungGuns Award Party for SA?

NEW YORK, US: The awards party taking place in SA? Well, it could happen... The 2011 YoungGun of the Year organisers have announced that in 2011 the YoungGuns Award Party will be staged on the winner's home turf...

11 Nov 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Generation Zzz: Energy drinks keep younger consumers awake
Generation Zzz: Energy drinks keep younger consumers awake

LONDON, UK: They are born into a world of fast communication and instant gratification - but it looks like they need a little extra help to get through their frenzied days.

By Mintel Oxygen reports 7 Nov 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

One million children aged 7-12 on Facebook 'every day'
One million children aged 7-12 on Facebook 'every day'

LONDON, UK: While social networking sites have, for many, become an integral part of our daily lives - it appears that it is not only adults using them to keep up with the latest trends. Indeed, in a new report looking at British children in 2011, Mintel finds that half of all children aged 7-12 visit social networking websites - and nearly half (49% or an estimated 0.97 million) of those who do, go on Facebook 'every day'.

By Mintel Oxygen reports 7 Nov 2011

SWEDEN

'Camo Bear' launches new Nikon Coolpix AW100
'Camo Bear' launches new Nikon Coolpix AW100

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN / AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: Perfect Fools, the Stockholm and Amsterdam creative studio, is launching 'Camo Bear', a fun viral film, as part of an online campaign for the Nikon Coolpix AW100.

4 Nov 2011

DENMARK

Fit for fashion
Fit for fashion

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK: It's been a while since we've featured a campaign that uses overtly sexual imagery to drive consumer engagement. It isn't big, and it isn't clever, but this online fitness studio that promotes the spring/summer collection from men's fashion brand Jack & Jones provides hours of entertainment.

10 Aug 2011

PORTUGAL

Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November
Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.

9 Feb 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

The potential of added value promotions
The potential of added value promotions

LONDON, UK: Brands and retailers are benefiting from added value promotions, but for marketers looking for a longer-term gain and less of a tactical quick win, there has been a resurgence of the more traditional promotional methods.

By Ed Hughes 31 Jan 2011

UNITED STATES

Mobile couponing best practices and guidelines
Mobile couponing best practices and guidelines

NEW YORK, US; LONDON, UK; SINGAPORE; SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL: The MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) (www.mmaglobal.com) has published Guidelines and Best Practices in Mobile Price Promotions.

7 Jan 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Watch out!
Watch out!

LONDON, UK: Is time ticking for the watch? One in seven Brits claim they have no reason to wear one.

5 Nov 2010

FRANCE

Youth market ready to use mobiles as wallets
Youth market ready to use mobiles as wallets

PARIS, FRANCE: Consumers confirm strong interest in using their mobile phone as wallet according to a recent market poll sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent. These findings were uncovered as part of a youth market study exploring the appeal of a mobile wallet service.

29 Sep 2010