June 10, 2013

Lions Festivals, the organisers of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, has commissioned Jack Morton Worldwide to create a documentary about the festival to mark its 60th anniversary. Read more: Nestle Purina to buy Petfinder. Read more: http://…


June 6, 2013

Partners Andrews Aldridge has boosted its management team with the appointment of Polly Jones as a managing partner. Read more: MEC has appointed the former Initiative chief executive Alex Altman as the managing director of its Global Solutions operation. Read mor…


June 6, 2013

Havas Media Group has acquired "big data" specialists MFG Labs for an undisclosed sum, to further boost core analytics across group agencies. Read more: The Karma Communications Group, which owns Karmarama, has acquired the independent social media agency Grape Digi…

Account Moves

June 6, 2013

Burger King has appointed Starcom to handle its £40 million European media planning and buying business. Read more: Itsu, the restaurant chain founded by Julian Metcalfe, has hired Creature London as its first advertising agency. Read more:


June 6, 2013

Media agencies have expressed caution over applying for a place on the Government's media strategy framework after claiming that ad agencies were "burned" in the creative framework process that concluded in February. Read more: Vertu, the luxury mobile phone manufac…