Brands keen on growing their offerings while strengthening clients’ portfolio are going the acquisition and mergers way in what is creating a win-win situation with their rivals.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Junior Graphic Designer
Focused on Malaysia and Indonesia, VMLY&R COMMERCE’s Muslim Lab aims to provide brands in the region with a stronger understanding of the countries’ 250m strong Islamic communities, across all market segments, and Halal product categories.
Intracto Group’s acquisition of Internet Architects is in line with its vision to grow further as an integrated full-service agency that wants to be the partner for its clients, helping them excel in the domains of strategy, creation, content, marketing and technology.
Global brands, media, marketing and advertising agencies, alive to the growing call to champion inclusion, equity and diversity are investing in new strategies, partnerships and businesses in in unprecedented ways.
The partnership will see the creation of a micro-network of integrated content studios, first in London, New York, Chicago and Kuala Lumpur, followed by further studios across Europe, Australia, China, India, Latin America and the West Coast of the US.
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that it has formed the Media Inclusion Initiative, an integrated investment strategy to support and grow diverse and Black-owned media companies and creators.
As marketers, advertisers and media companies look at innovative ways of packaging and disseminating content to a critical mass, they are exploring and embracing technologies and partnership to drive that agenda with impressive results.
It currently counts 36 national trade associations from around the globe as members and is headed by the newly-appointed President Tamara Daltroff, the Director General, EACA, Europe.
The role of technology across various industries from media, advertising and marketing remains pivotal as companies increasingly invest in digital campaigns, online solutions and partnerships.
As companies seek to grow their footprint and expand their services, they are tapping into mergers and acquisition even as they position themselves to be competitive.
Intracto Group has entered the Nordics with the acquisition of full-service agency Stendahls. The prestigious Swedish team is known for its holistic approach to brand communication, with 120 experts in strategy, creation and tech.
Intracto Group is continuously building an integrated full-service agency. An end-to-end partner for clients, enabling them to excel in the domains of strategy, creation, content, marketing and technology.
IPG Mediabrands and TikTok are joining forces to spearhead a first-of-its-kind creator and content accelerator initiative designed to drive brands to the center of culture.
Procter & Gamble launches content creation platform targeting black creators across advertising, film and TV
Titled “Widen The Screen,” it will include new films and initiatives that feature more diverse storytellers, combat bias against all people fueled by misrepresentation, increase investment in Black-owned and operated media and employ more diverse creators.
S 4Capital has announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement in relation to a merger of Jam3, an award-winning Toronto-based design and experience agency, with MediaMonks, S 4Capital’s Content practice.
His main assignment will be to set the creative direction for IKEA Range and Marketing & Communication. The role also includes to creatively lead and inspire the many co-workers and collaboration partners throughout the IKEA network.
Devetry, a software consultancy that provides technology solutions ranging from organizational strategy to custom software development, has announced it has joined global digital agency Dept.
Logitech, in collaboration with TikTok, has announced the Song Breaker Awards, which recognizes groundbreaking creators who are influencing pop music today.
MIX is a Dutch-based agency that uses creative thinking to forge a connection between business, brand and marketing by analyzing businesses from all sides, determining where value is created and optimizing exactly those points.
Gillette has announced the return of the Gillette Gaming Alliance - a team of global streamers selected to represent the brand and create content for audiences worldwide.
As the latest addition to Sony’s Cinema Line, the FX3 delivers a cinematic look and professional operability and reliability all in one device.
In the last few years, the YouTube algorithm has gone through an enormous change. Viral content is no longer the go-to format for new creators.
The global integrated campaign creative and strategy was led by Isobar Amsterdam and is the latest in a three-year pro bono partnership involving creative and media agencies from across the dentsu international network, aimed at ending a disease that kills a child every two minutes.
In response to the growing demand for high-quality camera equipment to meet the evolving requirements of today’s content creators, Canon Europe has announced the EOS M50 Mark II, the successor to the award-winning EOS M50.
Frank Carvalho is an award-winning business leader focusing on marketing innovations that make a difference with more than 25 years of genuinely global experience.
Intracto Group has acquired Ghent-based agency Marlon together with it’s over 30 digital experts. The agency is renowned in the field of design and development of apps, web shops and websites.
Because of the global lockdown, online activity has skyrocketed. Marketing leaders predict that many more companies will invest in branded content in 2021.
At a time when the world could use a little more fizz, Pepsi® has unveiled a highly entertaining new campaign that will cut across cultural playgrounds with the uncontainable fizz of the brand.
Havas Group has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Singapore-based creative agency BLKJ. The agency will join forces with the Havas Creative network and will strengthen the Group’s creative operations in South East Asia.
Heineken's tequila-flavoured beer brand Desperados has partnered with eight emerging graphic designers, painters, photographers and illustrators, creating the Desperados Design Collective, to develop its latest advertising campaign.
Together, both agencies will strengthen end-to-end digital services for clients across the globe.
The rapidly growing global marketing and technology company, Brand New Galaxy launches their Western European Operation in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Oscar Hamming, Niels de Wit and Robert van der Lans, formerly founders of The Odd Shop, have announced that their team is joining MediaMonks to bring their distinct Persuasive Creativity Model to S4Capital’s content practice.
The acquisition is in line with WPP’s objectives outlined in its December 2020 Capital Markets Day to expand its presence in the faster growing areas of experience, commerce and technology.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed a guarantee agreement with Danish alternative finance provider REinvent Finance.
Lukkien recently made an international production for Danone for the French advertising agency BETC. It was special because of the challenging combination of babies that cannot be directed and live projections on set.
As an ad agency The Merge will never turn away from a daring challenge and in that Lukkien likes to think they found their equal when they asked Lukkien to produce four different – full CGI – animated tv spots
S4 Capital plc, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced that that Staud Studios, a high-end creative production studio specializing in the Automotive industry, is merging with MediaMonks, S4Capital’s Content practice.
Sony has announced the expansion of its 360 Reality Audio services and product offerings, including adding new video streaming capabilities and content creation tools.
Mark Schoones and Ashwin Murli launch MIX: an agency with a radical focus on value. From proposition to organization. From brand to the experiences that brand offers.
Tomorrow, the boutique Chinese agency founded in 2015 by Rogier Bikker, has joined the MediaMonk in Shanghai, offering additional expertise and growing services for both local and global brands operating in the country.
Expanding on Isobar’s annual Augmented Humanity report, the cross-dentsu effort explores consumer-driven trends that provide businesses and brands with new opportunities.
VMLY&R has announced two key leadership moves, boosting the agency’s creative bench strength across its Intel and Walgreens client teams.
Thirty years after the historic fall of the Berlin Wall, The DDR Museum and creative agency VIRTUE have joined forces to teach a new generation about this important moment in world history.
To keep up with the currently changing consumer behaviour and tech developments, fashion brand Gant has decided to reinvent its digital platforms, starting with the DACH-region website.
As part of Mondelēz International’s journey to create a transformative end-to-end customer experience, the company has expanded its relationship with Publicis Groupe to include all production duties across Europe.
Mazda appointed VIRTUE, the agency born from VICE, to get design-savvy people excited about their electric car and see Mazda as the car manufacturer that leads in design thinking.
EyeEm has partnered with Geometry, WPP’s end-to-end Creative Commerce agency, to support and empower the global creative industry adversely affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic to launch #UpForCollab.
L’Oréal Paris and VIRTUE, the creative agency born from VICE, have announced the global launch of an interactive digital-only make-up experience that brings a new inventiveness to experimenting with make-up looks, all in the virtual reality space.
Media and marketing solutions company IPG Mediabrands has announced the agency network is expanding its creative content practice with the launch of Mediabrands Content Studio (MBCS) globally across 12 markets.
WPP has announced the launch of VMLY&R Commerce, a new end-to-end “Creative Commerce Company” combining the talent and scale of two thriving global offerings.
Freed of London, a UK-based company that creates and manufactures professional level dance shoes since 1929, has handcrafted Dreamy Dancers new line of children's glitter dance shoes, now available on Amazon.
The Glitch, one of India’s independent creative agencies, has joined forces with global experience agency VMLY&R.
Havas Creative has launched Havas CX – a new, international network dedicated to delivering meaningful brand experiences across the entire customer journey.