DIGESTS

Condé Nast has drawn up a shortlist for the launch of its Traveller magazine, which is believed to include DMB&B, FCB, M&C Saatchi and Publicis.

Condé Nast has drawn up a shortlist for the launch of its Traveller magazine, which is believed to include DMB&B, FCB, M&C Saatchi and Publicis.

The M&C Saatchi creative team Gary and Paul Marshall, who worked on accounts including Mappin & Webb and Shoe Express, have quit the agency.

GGT’s investors are reported to be concerned about the 8m in fees that the agency is paying to bankers, lawyers and accountants to advise on its 96m takeover of French agency network BDDP Group.

Boots is believed to have appointed Ogilvy & Mather Direct to roll out its loyalty card nationwide.

Laura Ashley, the fashion retailer, is understood to have hired Bean Andrews Norways Cramphorn (BANC) for a branding campaign to be launched across the UK, US and Europe.

Anglian Water is reviewing its 500,000 advertising account. The incumbent agency is TBWA.

Threadneedle Asset Management says it will announce the result of its agency pitch within the next two weeks. The initial list of nine agencies has now been reduced to four.

Volkswagen kicks off a TV campaign for its Passat brand this week based around ads featuring a series of ‘obsessive’ German design and develop-ment staff. BMP DDB, which is handling the 14m campaign, says it is designed to reflect the ‘dedication and sense of humour’ among the German team involved in redesigning and relaunching the Passat.

Ogilvy & Mather Direct has hired Michael Chuter, formerly at HHCL & Partners, as group business director on the BT business, and has created a dedicated BT team.

All Central Office of Information advertising, with the exception of a 600,000 campaign to encourage proxy voting through EURO RSCG Wnek Gosper, has been cancelled as a result of the announcement of the May 1 general election…

…EURO RSCG Wnek Gosper breaks the latest Intel ads for the Video Phone starring Jason Alexander, who plays George in Seinfeld. The ads appear in April and will initially run in London and the South-east.

Saatchi & Saatchi will launch a 3m press and TV advertising campaign for Flymo lawnmowers. The ads will appear in April.

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