Cunard Line is reviewing its $11m (7m) worldwide creative and media account after it was resigned by Bates Dorland. M&C Saatchi New York is understood to be one of five US-based agencies to have been contacted about the review.
Beeching Dowell Stubbs has won the 2m Full Circle advertising account following a five-way pitch. The men’s clothing brand is owned by World Design & Trade Company, and the ads will appear in men’s style titles.
Lloyds TSB subsidiary Alex Lawrie, the factoring company (a company which buys debts), is to air a TV campaign with a 900,000 push through Foote Cone & Belding. The ads will break on Channel 4 and selected ITV regions on February 15.
Circus, the new ‘media neutral’ agency run by Paul Twivy and Tim Ashton, has appointed three associates: Katherine Atkin, from In Real Life, David Prideaux from Bates Dorland (right), and Simon Mottrem, a former director at Interbrand.
Tenders for the marketing communications and advertising account for Eurotunnel – which runs Le Shuttle – must be in this week.
Time Computer, the Burnley-based computer manufacturer, is talking to agencies with plans to launch an 11m brand-building campaign.
Coffee Republic, the quick-stop city coffee house, is talking to agencies about a brand-building exercise.
FCA! has won the COI pitch for the Queen’s Awards to Industry in a three-way battle against MBA and Mellors Reay. The incumbent Leo Burnett did not repitch.
Demon Internet, the internet service provider, has appointed McBains to handle its advertising campaign for 1998, which is worth 2m.
Le Shark Sportif, the mens clothing company, has handed Gregory Wood Hall its advertising account. The ads will be seen in London Underground and are timed to coincide with MXL, the menswear show in Earls Court.
Ben & Jerrys, the luxury ice-cream brand, is understood to be talking to advertising agencies.
Great Universal Stores is talking to agencies about the relaunch of its Christmas hampers, which are sold direct.
The Henley Centre has recruited Robbie Stringer, previously head of marketing at the Association of Business Sponsorship of the Arts. Stringer will become senior consultant working primarily with the Henley Centre’s communication clients.