Digests

The European Central Bank is seeking an agency to run a campaign promoting the new euro bank notes across 11 participating European countries, but not in the UK.

Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide is launching Brand-Shield, a global service run from Brussels to advise clients before, during and after a crisis.

Maher Bird has won the ad-vertising account for the national newspaper aimed at the UK’s black community, The New Nation.

The Council of the City and County of Cardiff is seeking an advertising and sponsorship agency in connection with a number of events to be run in the city.

Saatchi & Saatchi is the latest rumoured merger target for True North Communications, Chicago. Both sides are denying the rumours.

MacManus Group is reported to be repositioning its NW Ayer subsidiary as more ‘creative’ after shifting Procter & Gamble business into its other subsidiary, D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles.

Grey has created a 1m press advertising campaign for Swedish Match’s Cricket lighters with media buying through Mediacom. The ads are designed to imitate appeals for the return of a lighter and use the line ‘Can you keep a Cricket until it’s run out?’

WWAV Rapp Collins North is to take sole responsibility for home shopping company Grattan’s branding account after the company conducted an internal roster review.

Wolff Olins, the branding and identity consultancy, has opened an office in New York.

Brand Beliefs has been appointed by office services company Virtual Office as its first client.

The Brandnaming Company has appointed Gemma Paterson from design agency The Partners.

Diefenbach Elkins Davies Baron has designed the new corporate identity for Bradford & Bingley, Britain’s second largest building society.

Fitch, the design agency, has designed the packaging for a new range of vegetarian spices from Whitworths called Grainz, to be launched in Sainsbury’s next week.

Elite Introductions is looking for an advertising agency for its 750,000 account. The Midlands-based company has 32 offices throughout the country.

Latest from Marketing Week

PLEASE SIGN IN OR REGISTER. IT'S FREE, QUICK AND EASY!

Access Marketing Week’s wealth of insight, analysis and inspiration that will help you develop as a marketer and leader.

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

We’ll ask you just a few questions about what you do and where you work, so we can make Marketing Week more relevant to you.

Register now

THE BEST CONTENT

Our award winning editorial team and columnists will ask the biggest questions about the biggest issues on everything from strategy through to execution to help you navigate the fast moving modern marketing landscape.

THE BIGGEST ISSUES

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 will be your guide.

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

Dedicated to developing your skills and helping you achieve marketing excellence. Find guidance on leadership, professional development and the latest industry jobs.

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3711 or email subscriptions@marketingweek.com

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