Bartle Bogle Hegarty and J Walter Thompson are understood to be on the final shortlist for the £60m Birds Eye advertising business. It is not known if incumbent McCann-Erickson has been ruled out.
The Advertising Standards Authority is “escalating” sanctions against the social media influencers breaching advertising rules and warns brands they’re next in line.
Analysts argue the decision by brands such as Kopparberg, Ikea and Nivea to pull their advertising off GB News could be temporary if the channel proves successful.
As former staff accuse the craft beer brewer of creating a “culture of fear”, BrewDog has seen its brand health scores plummet, although the impact on purchase intent has been minimal.
Founded by two former Unilever marketers, Smol is gaining ground on its global FMCG rivals with a DTC model focused on being eco-friendly, convenient and value for money.