No Title

CIA Medianetwork is poised to win the ̼20m Book Club Associates media-buying account from The Media Business Group. Talks between CIA and TMBG subsidiary Mansfield Lang Рwhich handles BCA Рare understood to be well advanced.

CIA Medianetwork is poised to win the £20m Book Club Associates media-buying account from The Media Business Group. Talks between CIA and TMBG subsidiary Mansfield Lang – which handles BCA – are understood to be well advanced.

TV Licensing has shortlisted Hall Harrison Cowley, J Walter Thompson, SP Lintas, Bainsfair Sharkey Trott and Bates Dorland for its £4m account.

The Health Education Board for Scotland refuses to comment on the pitch list for the statutory review of its £6m advertising account. However, agencies thought to be on the list include Faulds and Morgans, as well as incumbent Leith.

Avis Europe is understood to be on the verge of breaking away from Howell Henry Chaldecott Lury. Avis UK broke with the agency last year.

McCann-Erickson has created a new worldwide management board including UK chairman Malcolm Miles and London Group chairman David Warden.

Waterstone’s, the bookshop chain which is owned by WH Smith, is believed to be looking for an advertising agency. It previously launched a £200,000 advertising campaign through Moffatt Associates last July (MW July 14).

Burkitt Weinreich Bryant Clients & Company has won the £1.5m Bakers Complete Dogfood account, beating Cowan Kemsley Taylor, Kelly Weedon Shute and incumbent agency Ingenia to the business. Mediastar previously held the media account.

Stephen Franks, creative director for corporate identity at design consultancy Coley Porter Bell, has left to set up his own company.

Hoverspeed has appointed Maher Bird to handle its £3m account.

Pace Advertising and Marketing of Manchester has won the £650,000 North Sea Ferries account.

Bates Dorland and Burkitt Weinrich have been ruled out of the Beauty International account, which is said to be worth £5m. Publicis, Rainey Kelly and BMP DDB Needham are expected to receive a verdict within two weeks.

Coca-Cola is suing soft drinks company Polar Corporation to prevent the Massachusetts firm using its polar bear symbol in a take-off of Coca-Cola’s TV ads.

Latest from Marketing Week


Access Marketing Week’s wealth of insight, analysis and opinion that will help you do your job better.

Register and receive the best content from the only UK title 100% dedicated to serving marketers' needs.

We’ll ask you just a few questions about what you do and where you work. The more we know about our visitors, the better and more relevant content we can provide for them. And, yes, knowing our audience better helps us find commercial partners too. Don't worry, we won't share your information with other parties, unless you give us permission to do so.

Register now


Our award winning editorial team (PPA Digital Brand of the Year) ask the big questions about the biggest issues on everything from strategy through to execution to help you navigate the fast moving modern marketing landscape.


From the opportunities and challenges of emerging technology to the need for greater effectiveness, from the challenge of measurement to building a marketing team fit for the future, we are your guide.


Information, inspiration and advice from the marketing world and beyond that will help you develop as a marketer and as a leader.

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3703 or email

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here