• Bountiful Cow Wins Alzheimer's Society Media Account
    The Alzheimer's Society has awarded its consolidated GBP9m media account to Bountiful Cow at the end of a four-month pitch process, "Campaign" reports.
  • WPP Restructures As Tenthavenue Name Is Dropped
    WPP's restructuring continues with the closure of Tenthavenue which housed Kinetic, Joule, Candyspace, Spafax, Forward, Shopper2Buyer and TMarc. "Campaign" reveals that the agencies will not be affected by the restructuring and that Kinetic, the outdoor agency that is probably the best known of Tenthavenue's brands, will now sit within Group M.
  • Gleam Futures Launches Influencer Consultancy
    Influencer agency Gleam Futures has announced it is forming a consultancy, Gleam Solutions, to offer brands help with their strategy as well as connections to influencers, Mediatel reports.
  • TV Still First Choice For Automakers
    Data from Nielsen shows that tv is still car manufacturers' top choice for advertising. According to Netimperative, automotive advertising on tv was up 6% in the UK last year, with Ford the biggest spender.
  • Jamie's Italian Chain Goes Into Administration
    The bad news from casual dining just keeps on getting worse. Jamie Oliver is arguably the biggest brand name in UK cooking but his Italian chain of restaurants is to be placed into administration today, "Sky News" reports.
  • Brexit Party Bans Channel 4 News
    "Press Gazette" is reporting that "Channel 4 News" has been barred from Brexit Party events. It is believed the block is due to the news channel investigating the funding behind its founder, Nigel Farage. He is alleged to have been bankrolled by well-known Brexit proponent, Aaron Banks, who faces a criminal investigation over funding for the Leave.EU campaign.
  • Google Ban Prompts Rush To Trade-In Huawei Handsets
    Brits are reported by "The Mirror" to be scrambling to sell off their Huawei handsets, following an announcement that Google will no longer allow its apps to feature on the Chinese phone maker's models and that existing apps will not be supported by future security updates. Trade-in rocketed 156% yesterday alone, the site claims.
  • Unilever Will Close Gender Pay Gap For Managers By 2020
    Unilever has pledged to achieve gender pay parity in its managerial levels by 2020, "The Drum" writes.
  • Coca-Cola Appoints New UK Marketing Director
    Coca-Cola has announced it has promoted Kris Robbens internally to become marketing director in the UK and Ireland, Campaign reports. Robbens had been in various senior brand roles at the company over the past 15 years.
  • UK Government Launches 'Cannes 2019: Here Come The Brits' Campaign
    The Government is getting behind adland with a trade mission to this year's Cannes Lions festival which will run under the banner of "Cannes 2019: Here Come The Brits," "Campaign" reports.
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