July 11, 2012

The tourist body Visit Wales has started a review of its communications planning account, currently held by Arena Media. Read more: Confectionery giant Mars is on the hunt for a roster of consumer agencies as it seeks to develop more innovative and creative campaign…

Bartle Bogle Hegarty sells to Publicis Groupe

July 5, 2012

Thirty years after it was founded, Bartle Bogle Hegarty last night sold its business to Publicis Groupe, giving the holding company full ownership of the micro-network in which it has held a minority stake for the last 12 years. More


June 28, 2012

Omnicom Media Group is in protracted talks to buy LBi, the independent full-service digital marketing agency, for an estimated $575 million - hot on the heels of rival group WPP purchasing AKQA for $540m. Read more: Yan Elliott and Luke Williamson, the former creativ…

Account Moves

June 28, 2012

Tribal DDB has won a place on the O2 roster after landing the brief to revamp its entire digital presence. Read more: Unilever is set to appoint PHD to handle the bulk of its £3 billion global communications planning business. Read more: …


June 28, 2012

Lloyds Banking Group has called a multimillion-pound pitch to create the advertising to support the launch of a new retail bank, dubbed Project Verde. Read more: London & Partners, the promotional agency for London, is holding a pitch for advertising activity to …