SA's VMLY&R wins Silver at 2019 Epica Awards

The 2019 Epica Awards winners have been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars winning Silver in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

22 Nov 2019


Fast-food chains use cute animal toys to market meat to children - new vegan ranges pose a dilemma

Being vegan appears to be all the rage in Britain. The news that McDonald's has launched a new plant-based "Happy Meal" for children based on a vegan "wrap" would seem to bear this idea out...

By Kate Stewart and Matthew Cole 24 Jan 2019


'Weather-sensitive' products: adjusting price and promotions to increase sales

It stands to reason that the weather can affect the sales of certain products. More rainfall generally means that consumers purchase less sunscreen...

By Xavier Rousset, Octavio Escobar and Régis Chenavaz 1 Dec 2017


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


Jury line-up announced for 25th Eurobest

LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: Eurobest, Europe's leading annual awards and Festival for creative communications, has announced an exceptional line-up of 94 industry professionals who will come together in Lisbon to judge the 25th awards.

7 Nov 2012


The BRAVES winners

LONDON, UK: After an outstanding evening of celebrations and rewards of all things video, the much deserved winners of our BRAVES awards, are now safe in the knowledge they will remain the heroes of video advertising for another year to come. Congratulations to the winners!

13 Jul 2012


The pollinator

The Co-operative and Manchester based marketing company, Refinery, have created a fun gaming app highlighting the plight of the honeybee, whose numbers have drastically declined in recent years.

28 May 2012


Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards

DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.

5 Mar 2012


IPA publishes 2011 Agency Census

LONDON, UK: The IPA yesterday,12 January 2012, published its 2011 Agency Census, designed to be the definitive annual survey of employment trends in media, advertising and marketing communications agencies, which shows that the size of the employed base in IPA member agencies has increased from 18 843 to 19 372, a year-on-year increase of 2.8%.

13 Jan 2012


Lucozade's YES app uses bottled video

LONDON, UK: Lucozade's 'YES List' featured seven limited edition bottles designed by some of the UK' hottest music artists. To help promote the YES range, Lucozade exploited an innovative feature of AR technology designed by AR company Aurasma.

10 Jan 2012


Rolodex rolls out campaign

LONDON, UK: In recent years, the FT has invested time, money and resources evolving into a global, multi-platform media owner providing clients with innovative, effective media solutions. As part of this process, the FT identified a need to re-educate clients and agencies across EMEA by demonstrating the platforms it offered and the wide range of industry sectors it covered beyond the financial markets.

22 Jul 2011


Steal me - if you can

LONDON, UK: Bike theft is an everyday occurrence in cities. As a cyclist, having your bike stolen is obviously inconvenient, but then so is the amount of locks, chains and tools that you have to carry around with you everywhere in attempt to keep your ride secure.

11 Jul 2011


Red Bull goes to the wall

LONDON, UK/SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: Red Bull and street art go back a long way. Back in 2006 the energy drink was involved in street art projects in Germany and Amsterdam, and the "Art of Can" series of exhibitions in which artists used Red Bull cans to create sculptures and art installations has become well established in the US.

2 Mar 2011


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

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