Motorola is targeting “stylish adults” in a £5m ad campaign for its new V70 “swivel phone”. Available in April, the phone is billed as Motorola’s most revolutionary design since the “clam shell” appeared in 2000. The TV, press and poster campaign, launching at the end of the month through Ogilvy & Mather, will focus on […]
Capital Radio is to broadcast a series of Foster’s-sponsored Formula One bulletins in a £1m deal with Scottish Courage, which distributes the Australian lager. The race bulletins, fronted by ITV sports presenter Elton Welsby, will be aired over four days on each of the 17 remaining Grand Prix race weekends, starting on March 15. Welsby […]
Is contracting out sales to another newspaper stable a sign of Trinity Mirror’s weakness, as it rebrands its flagship title, or could it be a strategic alliance against The Sun?
Ht:communications has been appointed to handle the media, creative and strategy development for Maple Leaf Food’s New York Bagel brand.
IPC’s Muzik magazine will relaunch on March 13 with a new logo and extra editorial features and sections.
Detergents trade body UK Cleaning Products Industry (UKCPI) is seeking a creative agency to handle an industry-wide multimillion pound campaign to inform consumers about the environmental commitment of its members. The campaign, planned for early summer, will be funded by UKCPI’s members, which include Unilever, Procter & Gamble (P&G) and own-brand manufacturer McBrides. The decision […]
JKR Design has redesigned the KP’s Hula Hoops XL range to target a slightly older market.
Leeds & Holbeck Building Society is to launch a credit card, which will be managed by Morgan Stanley.
Schwan’s, the frozen pizza manufacturer, has promoted customer marketing manager Katherine Nicholson to the newly created post of UK marketing manager.
NTL has appointed Matthew Seaman, a former director of interactivity at ITV Digital, as its TV product marketing director. Seaman, who left ITV Digital last year, reports to NTL director of TV Rod Henwood. Seaman says: “I am responsible for the marketing of the TV product to existing customers and new customers. The aim with […]
Durex is launching a range of ‘easy-on condoms’ this month, with a latex odour masker, in a bid to encourage more people to practise safe sex.
Jessops, the specialist camera retailer, has bought 14 high-street stores of Box Clever, the electrical goods rental company. Jessops says it will invest £10m in 40 new stores this year.