Reshuffle possible for Myer marketing team 9 hours ago
Former marketing boss Megan Foster exits and marketing team could see changes as new marketing boss joins next week.
Bank of Melbourne: Magical penguin money box
All eyes are on the kids as Bank of Melbourne trys to attract next gen savers with animated penguin ad.
Gifts for dads from AusPost and Darrell Lea
Dads deserve gifts. That's what this sickly sweet ad for Darrell Lea on Father's Day is gunning for.
Coles: Down Down but where's the mighty Quo?
Coles has two new ads from Big Red. Prices are down down, as is the status quo, but where are the mighty Status Quo?
Bundaberg Drinks bigs up 80s dads for Father's Day
Did your dad tackle DIY with reckless abandon? This might strike a chord as Bundaberg pays homage to retro dads.
Stuffed animals crack the marketing game
Who knew blowing boredom bubbles in a board meeting could spark the next big idea.
Why put TV assets online when there's home grown content at your fingertips?
Digital video is booming. So why are a lot of Australian brands still plonking made for TV ads online. Wise up, says Projucer's Josh Capelin. There's functionality out there going begging.
Doing video right
Making video is an art in itself. The child of filmmaking, if you will. Kevin Lim shares tips on how to create quality video content.
The great Facebook Messenger cock-up
Now that billions of us have been forcefully nudged into using Facebook's Messenger app, Tim Smith asks 'do we need to fear FB?'
Lessons in love: How to keep the spark alive in your agency-client relationship
Kinky, mind-blowing one-night stands, playing the field and weird Uncle Harry. Vizeum's Ron Ferdinands looks at the parallels between client-agency relationships and real life. It's good. But maybe don't try his pick up lines in a bar.
The sharing economy: Caring or coining it?
Havas man Phil Johnston had a Swedish lady, her husband and her husband’s ex-wife in his house over Christmas. It worked for him. But what does the sharing economy mean for brands being undercut by new technologies?
Steady lines up Barrett, Kendall and Wiltshire for the Ice Bucket Challenge 10 hours ago
The Ice Bucket train rolls on. Watch GroupM boss John Steedman get iced here, then pass on the joy to Tony Kendall from Bauer, Lou Barrett from Ten and Peter Wiltshire from Nine.
Google tests aid-drones in Queensland 9 hours ago
Google is testing drones in Queensland, Australia, as part of its Google X division's Project Wing to work out how to operate a speedy delivery system.
Rob Lowe, The Stig. Warren G. They all work in AdLand. 9 hours ago
Will the real Rob Lowe, please stand up. In the August 22 issue of AdNews magazine, we looked into who in AdLand is famous. Well not quite, but almost.
FMCG's feed online video growth as advertising hits $4.4 billion yesterday
Video advertising, driven by growing interest from FMCG brands, has seen a 76 per cent jump in spending in the latest Interactive Advertising Bureau figures complied by PWC released today.
Get in shape for Oktoberfest, Bavarian style 10 hours ago
Like beer? Then you'll love Oktoberfest. Which starts in September. Urban Purveyor Group gets serious with digital first video push.
Choice attacks Government over piracy policy 10 hours ago
A crackdown on illegal downloading isn't the way to beat piracy, says Choice as it attacks Government for “punishing everyone and fixing nothing”
Woolworths posts $2.4 billion profit, doubles online sales 10 hours ago
Supermarkets, liquor led the way for for Woolworths, but Big W and Masters continue to challenge the business.
The Polo Shirt gets an upgrade 11 hours ago
Ralph Lauren is joining the world of wearable technology, claiming to be the first luxury brand to do so.
303Lowe Perth reshuffles management and eyes expansion 10 hours ago
Al Taylor takes on top job and aims to expand into PR, content and activation.
ASX appoints MercerBell to save world from investment option chaos 10 hours ago
Investors have been looking for a new hero. The ASX was looking for a new agency. Fate brought them together. Now they are joining forces to drive TV viewing audiences to the ASX's website in a bid to save the world from investment option chaos.
Virgin Australia banks loss, plans push on loyalty and freight 11 hours ago
A day after rival Qantas revealed a record loss, Virgin Australia has highlighted the tough and competitive state of the Aussie airline industry revealing a statutory loss after tax of $355.6 million.
The Bachelor gets pipped by a different type of couple 11 hours ago
Over 700,000 people tuned in to watch channel Seven's documentary, The World's Oddest Animal Couples, with the show beating Channel Ten's couple show, The Bachelor.
Qantas insists worst is over, new advertising business imminent yesterday
Qantas posts a massive loss but CEO Joyce insists the worst is over. Meanwhile, the Loyalty business prepares to become an advertising platform, bringing on and offline data together so that advertisers and agencies can better target buyers.
Tajer gets iced: calls out Steady to do it in Speedos, as Horgan nominates Woolworths CMO Tony Phillips yesterday
The Ice Bucket Challenge is ravaging adland. Henry Tajer has called out Steedman, Sintras and Horgan. Meanwhile, Horgan's extracted cold revenge from Woolworths CMO Tony Phillips.
Nine hails momentum in difficult market yesterday
Nine Entertainment Group's first results as a listed company have revealed a Net Profit After Tax of $144.2 million in a result CEO David Gyngell has described as “exceeding expectations”.
Citi downgrades Seven because print declines too steep to offset in current TV market yesterday
Seven West Media's rating has been downgraded to neutral by analysts following yesterday's financial results. The decision is based on the rate of print revenue decline versus TV revenue growth in a mature flattish market, plus cost growth.
Tajer: agency rogues are on the MFA board - that's life 2 days ago
There are rogues and rascals on the Media Federation of Australia board, even as the industry body completes a strategic overhaul to lift its standing among the corporate C-suite. Watch Henry Tajer and Peter Horgan discuss the issue here.
Landor's Pod fast tracks ideas from paper to product 9 hours ago
Landor has formally launched its partnership with London based northandsouth creating prototyping lab dubbed The Pod which will take ideas from paper to product in as little as 10 weeks.
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