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Fold7 splits with Gocompare.com amid talk of Gio Compario's return

Fold7 splits with Gocompare.com amid talk of Gio Compario's return

Fold7 is splitting with Gocompare.com as the insurance-comparison site mulls bringing back its opera-singing mascot, Gio Compario.

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Ronseal claims to ditch 'does exactly what it says on the tin' strapline

Ronseal claims to ditch 'does exactly what it says on the tin' strapline

Ronseal claims to abandon its enduring "does exactly what it says on the tin" logo for the sake of correctness in its latest campaign.

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Kathmandu to sponsor Discovery Networks adventure shows

Kathmandu to sponsor Discovery Networks adventure shows

Kathmandu, the outdoor clothing and camping retailer, is sponsoring adventure shows on the Discovery Channel, Quest, and DMAX.

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Microsoft named as Bloomberg ad partner at airport Hub

Microsoft named as Bloomberg ad partner at airport Hub

Bloomberg Media today announced Microsoft as its advertising partner for the Bloomberg Hub, its news and data installation at London City Airport.

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Last Action Hero Standing: The Campaign Poll

Last Action Hero Standing: The Campaign Poll

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone's rivalry spans decades but has mellowed as the stars have aged. Campaign attempted to reignite the conflict by pitting the pair's recent UK ads against each other.

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Spike UK beats Sky Living with 89,000 average viewers on launch night

Spike UK beats Sky Living with 89,000 average viewers on launch night

Spike UK, the new Viacom channel, launched last night and attracted an average of 89,000 viewers - a 0.67 per cent share of the overall audience.

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New OMC chairman eyes revenue growth with forums launch

New OMC chairman eyes revenue growth with forums launch

Ahead of the launch of a new partnership with the IPA, Mark Craze, the new chairman of the Outdoor Media Centre (OMC), gets excited about breaking revenue records and digital innovations.

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Jeremy Tester to leave Sky Media

Jeremy Tester to leave Sky Media

Jeremy Tester is leaving Sky Media, the advertising sales division of Sky, after 10 years.

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My Media Week: Tammy Smulders

My Media Week: Tammy Smulders

This week, Tammy Smulders, global executive director at Havas LuxHub (Havas Media Group's luxury consultancy) and founder & managing partner, SCB Partners, is in Milan to meet Gianni Versace's global marketing head.

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Google faces anti-competition charge by Brussels

Google faces anti-competition charge by Brussels

Tech giant Google will be hit with an antitrust complaint by the European Commission, EU officials are expected to say today.

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Exterion promotes Tony Ramirez to local sales director role

Exterion promotes Tony Ramirez to local sales director role

Exterion Media has promoted direct sales leader Tony Ramirez to the new role of local sales director.

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Executive pay drops at UTV

Executive pay drops at UTV

Scott Taunton, the chief operating officer of UTV Media was paid a total of £574,618 last year, down 4.4 per cent year on year.

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Guinness social media account escapes tweet ban

Guinness social media account escapes tweet ban

Guinness UK has been cleared by the Advertising Standards Authority of implying that alcohol could improve a person's week, after someone complained about a tweet from the stout brand's social media account.

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Pizza Hut launches Classic Crust with TV campaign

Pizza Hut launches Classic Crust with TV campaign

Pizza Hut Delivery is launching its Classic Crust pizza with a funny TV ad from Ogilvy & Mather London.

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MEC launches MEC Commerce

MEC launches MEC Commerce

MEC has launched an ecommerce arm called MEC Commerce, which will focus on EMEA.

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Bauer Media UK appoints Linda Smith as interim COO for advertising

Bauer Media UK appoints Linda Smith as interim COO for advertising

Bauer Media UK, which owns the Kiss and Grazia brands, has appointed Linda Smith as its interim chief operating offer for its ad division.

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Game of Thrones series 5 opens with record audience for Sky

Game of Thrones series 5 opens with record audience for Sky

Game of Thrones, the fantasy drama, launches its fifth series with a record audience of 1.57 million viewers on Sky Atlantic.

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Lurpak rolls out jazz teaser by Juan Cabral

Lurpak rolls out jazz teaser by Juan Cabral

Lurpak is rolling out a 10-second online teaser version of its jazz-inspired freestyle spot ahead of the full ad's launch on Saturday during Britain's Got Talent.

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BBC to extend CBeebies brand in China

BBC to extend CBeebies brand in China

BBC Worldwide has signed an agreement with the Chinese media company Shanghai Media Group that will extend its existing remit.

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C4's Jon Snow 'overwhelmed' by Bafta Fellowship

C4's Jon Snow 'overwhelmed' by Bafta Fellowship

Channel 4's news correspondent, journalist and presenter, Jon Snow, is set to be honoured with a Fellowship at the British Academy Television Awards (Baftas) next month for his services to television.

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