E-xentric thinking, Hugh Osmond’s marketing and technology agency, has acquired Enhance Marketing Communications and design agency Bill Smith Studio.
MTV UK & Ireland has teamed up with the Samaritans and Mind Out for Mental Health to invite young film-makers to submit a short film on the subject of mental health for broadcast on MTV.
Food companies Heinz and Unilever Bestfoods have both snubbed the Government’s “Five a Day” initiative, which aims to encourage consumers to eat more fruit and vegetables. The Department of Health unveiled its campaign logo, which uses the strapline “Just eat more (fruit & veg)”, this week. The only major manufacturers which have applied to use […]
EasyJet has promoted sales and marketing chief David Magliano to the new role of director of strategic marketing, with a brief to build the brand in new overseas markets. His current role will be axed, and day-to-day sales and marketing responsibilities will be handled in the short term by former commercial director Mike Cooper. Cooper […]
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the government’s call to cut marketing in order to slash prices, to the business case for D&I, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
The regulator is “scoping a range of options”, as it looks to balance the interests of viewers with the need to help UK broadcasters compete with the likes of Netflix and Disney+.
Entertaining consumers with advertising is “really important” for effectiveness at Direct Line, the brand’s head of marketing says as the insurer launches the latest ad under its award-winning ‘We’re On It’ platform.
Despite going live with campaigns on the same day, marketing boss Simon Groves insists Virgin Media O2 is on a mission to differentiate between the two “distinct” brands.