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 Kameleoon appoints Martin Harrison

Kameleoon, the leading AI-driven personalisation and A/B testing platform provider, has announced the appointment of Martin Harrison as its first UK Managing Director to drive its growth into the UK and Northern European markets. Martin has over 10 years of experience in ecommerce with both agencies and technology providers. Most recently he was Regional Vice President […]

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Paco Rabanne launches opulent Express Delivery pop-up experience

  Paco Rabanne is launching an exclusive two-night Christmas pop-up experience at the Hydraulic Power Station in Wapping, inspired by its number one selling 1 Million and Lady Million fragrances. The brand experience was created in partnership with creative agency Elvis. Paco Rabanne selected Elvis to create a multi-faceted campaign for the crucial pre-Christmas period, […]

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Once Upon a Time in Birmingham lights up Bullring & Grand Central

 Bompas & Parr have unveiled their latest creation, Once Upon a Time in Birmingham, in Hammerson’s flagship destination Bullring & Grand Central, just in time for Christmas. The Christmas installation features 88,000 fairy lights which, at over 9km of illumination, is more festive lights per square foot than any other site in Britain. Running till […]

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Italian restaurant with an East London base opens at IQL, Stratford

  Independent Italian restaurant, Figo, has officially launched at International Quarter London (IQL), the £2.4 billion joint venture development between Lendlease and LCR. The new 3,024 sq ft space, catering to 100 customers, features food that reflects traditional and modern Italian dishes with a regional focus, and includes a cocktail bar and open plan kitchen to […]

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Lendlease opens ‘Merry Elephant’

  A range of festive activities have begun at Elephant Park in south London where a four-week pop-up titled ‘Merry Elephant’ is transforming the recently opened Sayer Street and Deacon Street into a mini Winter Wonderland, at the £2.3 billion regeneration project led by Lendlease and Southwark Council. Christmas tree decoration and delivery services will […]

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Logic Vapes brings limited edition vaping to adult users

Logic Vapes hosted an exclusive launch for their limited-edition Logic Compact Crystal vaping device. The ‘Vape Vault’ launched in London last Thursday and will be making appearances in Manchester and Edinburgh throughout December. The glitz and glamour evenings will include a Cristal Champagne reception, canapes, a saxophonist, diamond show dancers, a crystal encrusted Rolls Royce […]

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Whole Earth announces Team GB 2020 partnership

Whole Earth has announced it will be an official supporter of Team GB in the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, as it aims to boost awareness of the brand’s healthy and wholesome credentials, and drive category growth. The one-year partnership will see Whole Earth become the official peanut butter of Team GB.  […]

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Tabasco delivers morning revivers with Pick-Me-Up cafe

For the fourth year, Tabasco opens its doors to the Pick-Me-Up Café, dedicated to reviving Brits during the Christmas party season. This year, Tabasco Sauce is making things even easier by delivering Londoners a DIY Bloody Mary kit – designed to look like an advent calendar – to their front doors exclusively via Deliveroo. To celebrate […]

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Talent Village and JCDecaux partner to reveal an innovation of influence for Quay

JCDecaux has, for the first time, partnered with Talent Village and co-created a campaign of influence, across 230 screens in Paris throughout the Monoprix and monop’ showcases. The campaign, activated by true talent, was to promote Quay’s new collection of anti-blue light glasses. Across the city, ultra HD screens illustrated the high-quality campaign library, which allowed passers-by to discover the […]

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Liz Lean PR announces expanded services and new senior hires

Dorset-based PR agency Liz Lean PR (LLPR) has expanded its senior team, making three new senior appointments and formally expanding its planning and stakeholder engagement offers. The agency has worked with clients on planning and stakeholder engagement throughout its 20-year history but is now bolstering these services with a series of new hires. Through their […]

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Fitness studio Frame reforms Angel Central

CBRE Global Investors has announced that specialist London-based operator Frame has opened its 5,200 sq ft fitness studio at Angel Central, Islington. The newly created bespoke basement space features three specialist studios: for Barre, Yoga and Dance; for Reformer Pilates; and one for HIIT and Strength training. The class-based fitness brand was founded in 2009 […]

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Leagas Delaney and Ballantine’s launch latest campaign in Artist series

Creative communications agency Leagas Delaney has unveiled its collaboration with Brooklyn artist Scott Albrecht in the latest instalment of the ‘Artist Edition’ from Pernod Ricard’s whisky brand Ballantine’s prestige. The unique bottle and packing design and an accompanying film received its worldwide debut in South Korea Dec 4th to mark the launch of Ballantine’s limited-edition 17-year-old […]

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intu scoops two Revo Golds

intu scooped two Revo Gold awards in a celebration of the best of the best in placemaking on December 4th. The two awards recognise intu’s expertise in developing retail and leisure destinations with a difference. The honours were awarded for intu’s retail and leisure extension at intu Watford in the Re:new category, and the leisure […]

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Next appoints Savvy for their Christmas Experiential Campaign

Leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy, are excited to announce that it has been appointed to carry out a festive integrated, campaign for Next – bringing Christmas jumpers and jammies to the UK workforce. As part of the campaign Savvy have created a pop-up experiential experience to entice Christmas shoppers and office workers. This […]

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Mondelez campaign from ELVIS wins DMA Awards Grand Prix

ELVIS’s campaign for Mondelez has taken home the Grand Prix at the DMA Awards 2019 ceremony at London’s Old Billingsgate, where all this year’s winners were announced. The ‘Hunt the White Cream Egg’ campaign won the top prize thanks to its creative execution, integrated strategy and, ultimately, fantastic results for the brand. Matt Conner, Chair […]

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Haygarth teams up with Vodafone for interactive festive activation

This Christmas, Haygarth has teamed up with Vodafone to present The VeryMe Tree – a fully interactive digital Christmas tree which combines the spectacle of a public tree with the joy of  surprises underneath it to promote Vodafone’s new rewards platform: VeryMe. The tiered experience provides a heart-warming, communal Christmas experience for all shoppers, regardless […]

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Ogilvy strengthens Unilever team with creative and client lead appointments

Ogilvy announces the appointment of Daniel Fisher as new Global ECD across the Unilever portfolio, and Nadja Bellan-White as Global managing director for Unilever, focusing on Dove. Fisher will work in a WPP-wide capacity, based at Sea Containers in London and will have a primary focus on bringing fresh thinking to the Unilever business. He […]

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007 launches on Piccadilly Lights

 In a world media first, the first film trailer for the highly anticipated 25th James Bond movie No Time To Die was released on the iconic Piccadilly Lights in London on December 4th. The film, which is distributed by Universal Pictures, is released in the UK on April 2 2020. This is the first time a […]

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Manifesto appoints Joanna Levesque

Manifesto Growth Architects, a pioneer in the new wave of growth strategy consulting, has  appointed a new partner. Joanna Levesque will lead Manifesto’s financial services (FS) practice with a remit to help Manifesto’s retail FS and Payments clients navigate critical industry challenges and deliver growth through new revenue streams and innovative business models. Levesque will […]

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Oatly unveils oat-based ice creams launch

Oatly has launched its first range of oat-based ice cream flavours in the UK with a nationwide, cross-media campaign: ‘From Oatly with Love Handles.’ The marketing drive celebrates Oatly’s first UK frozen range, with a very honest message… this is no health food. In fact, the Chocolate Fudge, Hazelnut Swirl and Salted Caramel ice creams unashamedly […]

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Beano unveils new festive London Christmas window display

Beano has continued its rubber chicken Christmas tradition with a brand new window display, unveiled at their Fleet Street office. Inspired by the popularity of rubber chicken content on Beano.com, the window design follows the success of 2018’s display which saw a choir of rubber chickens brought to life by members of the public at […]

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Experience12 launches 2019 pop-culture calendar

Experience12, the pop-culture marketing agency is looking forward to a merry little Christmas as it announces the launch of its 2019 pop-culture Christmas party advent calendar. The calendar embodies film, TV and gaming highlights who have ‘sleighed’ pop-culture in the past year, welcoming a range of top characters from the likes of Stranger Things, Good […]

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Clarity launches AR menu campaign, ‘Be in the Know’ for Be At One

Marketing and communications agency Clarity, has launched an Augmented Reality (AR) menu as part of the ‘Be in The Know’ campaign for cocktail bar chain Be At One. As part of the new campaign, the bar has also partnered with Bacardi, to further promote the three secret AR cocktails that are revealed via the app. Following […]

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Russell & Bromley launches premium London store

Luxury British footwear and handbag retailer, Russell & Bromley, has officially opened its newly relocated store at 107 Long Acre, Covent Garden; taking a prime position opposite Covent Garden Tube station.  The relocation of the store remains part of the Mercers’ Company estate in central London. Designed by their in-house team, Russell & Bromley’s latest […]

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Age UK launches new winter campaign

Charity Age UK, in tandem with creative agency Brave have launched a new campaign to support older people who have no one to turn to in a crisis. More than 2.5 million older people say they have no one to turn to for help and suppor, and at Christmas time these feelings can feel even […]

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Creative Spark ensure success for Junkyard Golf Club with digital strategy

On Monday 2nd December strategic branding company, Creative Spark, announced they have strengthened their client relationship with Junkyard Golf Club by accelerating the business’s growth via a concise digital strategy and website improvements that have expanded their online presence. The agency has worked with the business for two years and seen it grow from a pop […]

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Argos and Google team up for London’s Smartest boat

Such is the pull of ‘helpful home’ technology, such as smart speakers, that a quarter (24 per cent) of Brits couldn’t live without it, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 adults who use smart tech – from speakers to thermostats – showed that 54 per cent believe the tech improves their productivity while […]

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Sainsbury’s brings festive cheer to pups with dogs dinner pop-up

Sainsbury’s has announced it is opening a three-day pop-up for pooches that will serve up delicious dog-friendly Christmas dinners, taking place from 13th to 15th December. Visiting dogs will dine on a ‘silver service’ style feast, complete with doting waiters, at the pop-up restaurant in London. On the menu will be tail wagging-worthy treats, including […]

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Deliveroo Golden Riders launch across the country this Black Friday

This Black Friday Deliveroo, is gifting thousands of pounds worth of prizes through a world’s first giveaway via Spark AR Technology. The Deliveroo Golden Riders – kitted out in gold from head to pedal – will cycle through Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Manchester from November 25th. Brits can use any smartphone camera to scan […]

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Deliveroo unveils Bacon Sandwich ATM

 A world’s first bacon sandwich ATM is launching, as Deliveroo looks to help Londoners get over what statistically is going to be our most hungover day of the year in 2019. Data from the British delivery firm has shown we’re aching for some bacon after a big Christmas night out, with breakfast orders skyrocketing 72% on the […]

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Deliveroo offers limited edition food baubles

This year Deliveroo are celebrating all that’s good about Christmas: giving and eating, by creating and giving away a range of  food-inspired decorations. The baubles are limited edition  and moulded on Deliveroo’s best-selling dishes, each bauble is hand painted and worth £34. These chosen dishes include the crunchy cali roll from YO!, gyoza from Wagamama, […]

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Trio of retailers launch at Caledonia Park

RPMI Railpen (Railpen) has officially welcomed three leading fashion and lifestyle retailers, Levi’s, GAP and Neon Sheep, to Caledonia Park, which has recently unveiled its new vision as Scotland’s premier designer village. Taking 2,766 sq ft, Levi’s has launched at the destination’s fashion-focused South Mall, stocking its coveted clothing and denim collections, and iconic products such […]

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Sloane Stanley announces Christmas pop-up duo

Sloane Stanley has announced the opening of two luxury fashion pop-ups in the heart of Chelsea. London based fashion retailer, Seren, has opened their UK debut pop-up at 279 Fulham Road, while artisan lifestyle brand, An Indian Summer, has also returned to 340 King’s Road for their second pop-up this year. Currently retailing on Net-A-Porter, […]

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Skout grows senior team with appointment of new account director

Cheshire based B2B PR agency, Skout, has added to its senior team with the appointment of Claire James as account director. Claire’s appointment is the latest in a number of key roles that sees the business enhance its position as one of the UK’s leading B2B agencies. Claire brings more than 25 years’ experience in […]

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Caorunn Gin perks up London commuters

London commuters heading via London Bridge tube station could nab themselves free gifts this Friday thanks to a promotion from Caorunn Gin. Caorunn, a  Scottish gin, are banishing the ‘winter blues’ by teaming up with Transport For London (TFL) to launch their ‘Simple Pleasures’ campaign, encouraging commuters to embrace those simple yet pleasurable moments this […]

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Sultan promotes safe salty sex to Finns

Finns’ favorite condom brand to address the very local preference in sex: salty licorice No other country in the world is as excited about black, salty candy as Finns are. Finns are less eager, however, to use protection during oral sex. One of Finland’s best- known condom brands, Sultan undertook a study which showed that only […]

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Galaxy Truffles comes to Blenheim Palace

Mars Galaxy’s latest chocolate truffle is appearing at UNESCO World Heritage Site, Blenheim Palace, this festive season. The chocolatey collaboration will be realised in an engaging installation as part of Christmas at Blenheim Palace (22 November, 2019 – 5 January, 2020). Galaxy has worked in conjunction with the light trail’s producers Sony Music and Blenheim […]

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Elves Behavin’ Badly take over London

The  PMS International owned, Elves Behavin’ Badly,  are back this December after being banned from the North Pole.  Elfie and Elvie have landed in London to show Londoners just how lewd, rude and outrageous they can be, ensuring that Christmas kicks off in the most badly-behaved way possible. The life-sized elves  have taken over London’s […]

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Blue Square announce HP partnership

  Field marketing and brand experience agency,Blue Square, has announced their partnership with Hewlett Packard. Blue Square’s Managing Director, Andrew Leaver commented on the new partnership stating: “HP are one of the world’s leading innovators in technology, to be their chosen field marketing partner for the UK is incredibly exciting. This partnership brings with it […]

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Confused.com takes a stand against jargon as part of its ‘year of confusion’ campaign

As the Plain English Campaign celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, Confused.com has announced its exclusive title sponsorship of the Plain English Awards 2019. Confused.com’s customer research has revealed that for many Brits, 2019 is felt to be the most confusing year yet. So, there’s no better time to partner with the Plain English Campaign to […]

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MCI enhances advisory capacity

 MCI has enhanced its advisory capacity and value proposition for corporations to better activate clients’ brands through technology and people engagement touchpoints. Within the last 3 decades, MCI experts all over the world have gained valuable insights, experience and knowledge in brand activation, revenue generation, managing complex risk and bringing audiences together. As an established trusted […]

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IG brings market news direct to London commuters

IG, the UK-based financial trading company, has launched a digital Out of Home (DOOH) branding channel to bring breaking news to commuters in the city. A DOOH media first for the financial sector, this long-term initiative is booked to run on JCDecaux’s Motion@TheCity network until 27th April 2020 inclusive. Produced by Grand Visual, IG’s financial […]

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Jameson Irish Whiskey launches intimate gig series in partnership with Sofar Sounds

Pernod Ricard UK has announced the launch of a major new series of brand experiences for Jameson Irish Whiskey, in partnership with music events start-up Sofar Sounds. The initiative, Sofar Sounds’ biggest ever UK partnership, was developed in collaboration with Havas Media and JUMP, Havas Media Group’s content and partnerships division. Jameson is partnering with […]

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St David’s adds lifestyle double with sketchers and Ted Baker

The St David’s Partnership has enhanced its international retail line-up with the openings of lifestyle brands Ted Baker and Skechers at one of the UK’s premier retail and leisure destinations, St David’s Cardiff. From their new 2,800 sq ft unit on the Grand Arcade, Ted Baker has added to the growing list of international fashion […]

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Jo Malone London unveils custom perfumery at Liverpool One

  Grosvenor Europe has announced that Jo Malone London has officially opened at Liverpool One, unveiling a new 1,248 sq ft custom concept space on Saturday. Quintessentially British and globally renowned, Jo Malone London is at the distinguished forefront of perfumery, curating stylish and sophisticated ranges of scents since 1994. Situated at 12 Peter’s Lane, […]

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The LEGO Group open new interactive store at Bullring

Iconic toy brand The LEGO Group has officially opened its new store in Hammerson’s flagship destination Bullring. The store has a whole host of in-store play experiences, as well as a LEGO minifigure scanner which uses consumers’ handprints to transform them into one of the brand’s minifigures before they enter the store. It stocks one […]

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Centre:MK wins International Customer Experience Award

  Centre:mk has won a major international award for its customer-centric culture.  At the second International Customer Experience Awards, held in Amsterdam on November 21, centre:mk’s management team, led by Centre Director, Kevin Duffy, beat a shortlist of highly regarded businesses from around the world to win the coveted award. The award recognises the importance […]

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Google partner with B-Corp Lifesaver Power to provide free renewable phone power service for Google Cloud attendees

Free mobile power bank service, powered by renewable energy, will be available to attendees at Google Cloud Next event at the Excel. Attendees of the event get a free power bank and just pay a £15 fully refundable deposit. Lifesaver is a B Corp business trying to encourage venues and events to be more sustainable […]

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The Ivy Cardiff opens its doors at St David’s

The St David’s Partnership, owners of St David’s, Cardiff has today announced the opening of all-day brasserie, The Ivy Cardiff, marking The Ivy Collection’s debut restaurant in Wales. The new two-floor 5,400 sq ft brasserie has a capacity of up to 284 guests, an outdoor seating area, and an elegant private dining room with views […]

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Touchwood welcomes Foot Locker

Lend Lease Retail Partnership (LLRP), a fund managed by Lendlease, has announced that leading global athletic footwear and apparel retailer, Foot Locker, has signed for a new unit on Jubilee Walk within Touchwood shopping centre, Solihull. Set to open later this month, the 3,000 sq ft unit will offer the American brand’s latest and greatest […]

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George P. Johnson brings experience marketing to Discover! Creative Careers Week

Southbank-based experience marketing agency George P. Johnson (GPJ), opened its doors to local pupils from Walworth Academy for a morning of interactive sessions, as part of Discover! Creative Careers. Taking place nationwide 18-22 November 2019, Discover! Creative Careers Week is part of the Creative Careers Programme (CCP), that aims to diversify and increase the number […]

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Lashious Beauty boldly rebrands to Rawr with partner Imagination

The announcement of the rebrand RAWR comes ahead of brand launch and flagship store opening on 28th November. 18 November, 2019: RAWR, formerly Lashious Beauty, today announces its complete rebrand and relaunch with global experience company Imagination, as part of a significant expansion plan. RAWR tasked Imagination with conducting a full brand overhaul, including audience […]

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Seven Dials hosts a starry night in aid of Shelter

Seven Dials welcomed thousands of visitors on 14th November to celebrate the atmospheric West End village’s annual Christmas lights switch on, and officially inaugurate the festive season. Both the lights and the evening’s Christmas activities were based around the theme a ‘Starry Night’, held in aid of the housing and homelessness charity Shelter. Visitors were treated […]

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Elevate announces new appointments

Field Marketing specialists ,Elevate, has announced two new promotions within the team. Sue Welch has been promoted to Senior Account Manager for the recently awarded Britvic account. Sue has been with Elevate/Fieldsmart for 10 years, started in the Commercial department and this year was instrumental in setting up the highly innovative London Essence Premium Tonics […]

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23red and Network Rail reveal next phase of ‘Eighteen’ campaign with comic book launch at ComicCon

Behaviour change agency, 23red, has announced the redesign of its multi-award-winning film ‘Eighteen’, created in partnership with Network Rail to highlight the dangers of electrified railways. The film has been reworked into a 32-page comic book and will launch at ComicCon Birmingham 2019 to communicate the campaign’s lifesaving message to a younger audience. Views of the […]

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Quartz appoints Highjam for experiential activation

  Highjam has been appointed by Quartz to run a brand awareness campaign across London for the launch of their app in the United Kingdom. Quartz provides global news and insights, and has more than 20 million people read, listen to or watch their content every month. As part of their ambition to build brand awareness […]

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Acclaimed graphic artist Kerry Roper joins Saatchi & Saatchi London

Saatchi & Saatchi London has announced the appointment of Kerry Roper as head of design, starting immediately. Roper began his agency career at Leagas Delaney, followed with a period as head of design at Dare before eventually moving to Anomaly. In addition to his advertising career Roper’s skills have been in much demand by Topshop, […]

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Food Made Good host sustainable awards at Troxy

The Sustainable Restaurant Association chose East London’s iconic Troxy as the venue for its annual Food Made Good Awards, which celebrate innovation and dedication to carbon and waste reduction from the UK’s restaurants and producers. Given the increasing demand for ethical and responsible dining in the events and catering industry, the awards – held on […]

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Lancôme brings its French touch to St Pancras International with a Paris inspired Christmas tree

Lancôme have teamed up with St Pancras International to unveil this year’s sparkling festive installation, inspired by Paris’ most iconic landmark – The Eiffel Tower. The magnifique 36-foot installation embodies the elegance and cheerful spirit of the world’s largest French beauty brand, brightening up the station with Lancôme’s signature pink pantone. The creation will be […]

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Taka to take The Providores in deal secured by Shelley Sandzer

The Providores, the  restaurant in Marylebone that closed in July, has announced that it will be replaced by Mayfair-based Japanese eatery, Taka. Shelley Sandzer, the leading specialist UK leisure property agency, acted on behalf of The Providores in securing the lease assignment. The 2,500 sq ft, three-floor site at 109 Marylebone High Street will be […]

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The Beauty Society launches at John Lewis and Partners Cardiff

John Lewis & Partners Cardiff, in the St David’s Shopping Centre, has launched its brand new beauty concept ‘The Beauty Society’, inviting customers to step into a world of beauty inspiration. From the comfort of this uniquely designed luxe dwell space, Beauty Guides will be on hand to provide personal, independent and inspirational advice to […]

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Cascades shopping centre scores Sports Direct, Flannels and USC

 RPMI Railpen has announced the UK’s largest sports retailer, Sports Direct, luxury mecca Flannels, and USC have selected Cascades Shopping Centre in Portsmouth for 50,000 sq ft of trading space due to open in spring 2020. Split across two floors, the new stores join Cascades Shopping Centre’s existing line-up of major anchor tenants, including Primark, […]

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Two local brands open at Elephant Park

Two south London-based eateries have opened at Elephant Park – the £2.3bn regeneration project headed by Lendlease and Southwark Council in Elephant & Castle. Traditional Ethiopian restaurant, Beza, which previously operated within Artworks Elephant – Lendlease’s pop-up retail park created to support and incubate small local businesses – is serving a range of authentic dishes […]

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Rox Boutique sparkles in Liverpool One

Grosvenor Europe has announced that ROX, the luxury jewellers, has officially opened its first boutique in the North West on Liverpool ONE Peter’s Lane. The 1,600 sq ft store offers ROX’s own range of beautifully crafted jewellery, and for the first time in Liverpool, Hublot, the Swiss watchmaking brand, will be stocked as ROX’s exclusive […]

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Joe Berry Award launches in the UK

The Joe Berry Award is the longest standing retail award in Australia. An award which is unique in the entry requirements and deliverables. An award that brings together a wide cross- section of the retail industry allowing young executives from retailer, manufacturer, supplier, service provider and wholesaler sectors to compete on a level field. If […]

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Hounds strut down King’s Road for charity

 Sloane Stanley supported Strutz in hosting the ultimate charity canine fashion show and auction along the King’s Road. Hosted by Love My Human, with additional support from Knight Frank as well as numerous local and international pet brands, the event proved to be a huge success, with front row seating selling out in record time and over […]

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Mandarin Stone joins the Fulham Road

Sloane Stanley has announced that leading tile retailers, Mandarin Stone, have signed for a 1,233 sq ft showroom space at 255 Fulham Road, in the heart of Chelsea. The brand is due to open their store in January 2020, marking its second London location after Primrose Hill. Mandarin Stone’s location of Fulham Road as it’s […]

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Visa launches ‘where you shop matters’ campaign

 Visa debuts its 2019 Christmas campaign featuring real independent shopkeepers to inspire the nation to visit their high streets and shop locally this Christmas. Visa’s Christmas campaign is supporting the UK’s independent retailers for a second year. In a rallying cry to UK shoppers, the campaign is encouraging people to switch their focus from what […]

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Vagabond wine bar appoints Clarity to develop brand proposition

The wine bar, Vagabond, has announced the appointment of brand communications agency Clarity to help with its proposition development. Clarity will be responsible for developing a compelling and future proofed brand proposition from which Vagabond can realise their growth ambitions. The agency will help define how the brand looks, behaves and talks to its valued customers, […]

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XYZ appoints first experience design lead

XYZ has announced the appointment of Lizon Tijus as their first experience design lead.  With years of experience in the events industry, working on brands such as The Guardian, Deloitte, London Design Festival and Lloyds Banking Group, Lizon, who started at XYZ as a freelancer, was in such demand from the agency’s impressive client list, […]

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LabTech collaborates with Extinction Rebellion to create Buck Street Mural

LabTech, owner of Camden Market has announced its collaboration with eco-activists Extinction Rebellion to unveil a new mural for Buck Street Market; London’s first eco-friendly market. The mural design has been commissioned to address the theme ‘Mother Nature is Watching You’ to drive awareness of the new market and to help encourage all to minimise […]

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INVNT Partners with Dick’s Sporting Goods on first-ever fashion show

Dick’s Sporting Goods, the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer wanted to showcase their latest apparel, outerwear and footwear assortments in a way that they had never done before – by hosting a fashion show in New York City. The brand sought to create a memorable, cutting-edge experience that would take place at the […]

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John Lewis & Partners unveils next stage of Queensgate store development

Lendlease and Invesco Real Estate, the global real estate investment manager, have announced that John Lewis & Partners have officially unveiled the opening of their entirely new Second Floor, home to Childrenswear, Nursery, Toys, Haberdashery, TV, Audio, Technology, the Bureau de Change and Customer Services. Alongside a ribbon-cutting, there was a cake and raffle for Partners (employees). […]

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St David’s celebrates milestone anniversary

St David’s, Cardiff, owned and managed by The St David’s Partnership, a joint venture between intu and Landsec, has marked ten years since the opening of ‘St David’s 2’ on 22nd October 2009. The destination celebrated for ten days, across two full weekends from Friday 18th to Sunday 27th October, with prize giveaways, a giant cake and […]

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McCann Enterprise bolsters leadership with two key promotions

McCann Enterprise has announced the promotion of Jeremy Davis to Managing Director and Jonathan Turner to Client Services Director to lead the agency as it transitions to its next phase of growth. The promotions follow a strong run of new business wins for McCann Enterprise, part of McCann Worldgroup, over the last 12 months including […]

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Meredith Collective brings luxury to life for Nyetimber with indulgent Christmas pop-up

Nyetimber, the world-renowned English sparkling winemaker has engaged experience experts Meredith Collective to deliver a luxury two-month Christmas boutique at Burlington Arcade, the iconic retail destination in Mayfair, London. This latest Nyetimber experience signals the brand’s focus on experiential as a foundation for its marketing strategy and follows a series of successful luxury summer experiences, […]

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Unicef Launch #Warondisease at Waterloo Station

  On the 28th October, as part of their mission to ensure every child in the world is vaccinated, Unicef have launched a campaign at Waterloo station to recruit commuters in the War on Disease. This interactive activation took place throughout the day at London’s busiest station, which receives around 2.3 million visitors per week. […]

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N2O brings Indian beer to the UK for Cricket World Cup activation

Experiential marketing agency N2O has delivered a brand awareness campaign for Indian beer brand Bira 91 in a sporting summer activation at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The award-winning agency helped the beer brand reach thousands of fans at the 48-match tournament, activating at venues including Lord’s Cricket Club, Edgbaston and The Oval. N2O […]

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Smoke & Dough fires up UK debut in Liverpool One

American-Italian restaurant, Smoke & Dough, is celebrating the launch of its debut UK location at Liverpool One, part of the private international property company, Grosvenor Group. The new 7,000 sq ft site is situated on The Terrace, joining the destination’s diverse restaurant line-up. Founded by chef Deepak Bahuguna and Sachin Bajpai, the interactive BBQ concept […]

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Scoggins promoted to managing director as Organic continues year of growth

Digital agency, Organic, has promoted Ben Scoggins into the position of managing director. Ben was originally brought into the agency, with offices in Exeter and London, 15 months ago in the role of Commercial Director. As managing director, he will focus on leading the day-to-day running of the agency as well as working with the […]

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BT teaches coding to children

BT took over the world-famous Piccadilly Circus in a one day activation that showed children how to code by creating their own avatars. These avatars will be displayed on the iconic screens at the London landmark. The activation is part of “Beyond Limits,” BT’s biggest brand campaign in 20 years and is led by Saatchi & […]

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Freeman certified by J.D. Power for 10th consecutive year

For the 10th consecutive year, Freeman has been certified by J.D. Power for providing “An Outstanding Customer Service Experience” with its live phone support. The recognition falls under the J.D. Power Certified Customer Service Program℠, which acknowledges companies with a strong commitment to providing an outstanding customer service experience. During its evaluation process, J.D. Power randomly […]

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Popcorn PR announces new win with Cartoon Network

Popcorn PR has been appointed by Cartoon Network to launch season two of its original show, Apple & Onion, driving channel tune-in, fandom and audience awareness of the new episodes. Launched last year, Apple & Onion was the most successful Cartoon Network show of 2018, and Popcorn is delighted to welcome such a fun and […]

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Guinness World Records teams up with KidZania, Creation Station and Twinkl

Guinness World Records  is implementing three educational initiatives this October to support school age children.  Themed around a myriad of Guinness World Records content, activity will encourage children to ‘power their curiosity’ and learn amazing record-breaking facts both inside and outside of the classroom.  GWR will partner with three leading educational brands – KidZania, Creation Station and Twinkl. Kidzania The […]

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28º–50º Wine bar and kitchen joins the yards

  Longmartin Properties Ltd, a joint venture between Shaftesbury and the Mercers’ Company, has announced the signing of independent wine specialists, 28º–50º.  They are the latest restaurant operator to join The Yards, Covent Garden, the newly re-branded series of interconnecting courtyards that includes St Martin’s Courtyard and Mercer Walk. Set to open in November, 28º–50º […]

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Disney comes back to Queensgate

  Lendlease and Invesco Real Estate, the global real estate investment manager, have today announced the launch of a new 4,000 sq ft pop-up Disney Store at Queensgate shopping centre. The global children’s toy store features product ranges inspired by some of this year’s biggest films, including the anticipated release of Frozen 2, along with Star Wars, […]

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Unicef UK launches winter appeal campaign from The Community

  Unicef UK, the world’s largest children’s charity, has launched their first work with newly appointed creative agency The Community. The campaign called “War on disease” outlines Unicef’s ongoing mission to eradicate global disease via vaccines. The film is set to Sign of the Times by Harry Styles (who gave the charity permission to use the song free of […]

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Stanfords displays treasure trove of history with new exhibition in Covent Garden

The Mercers’ Company has unveiled that Stanfords has launched its first ever exhibition of fascinating maps, artefacts and documents – including letters from historical figures like Florence Nightingale and Captain Scott. Located at no. 10 Langley Street, the exhibition opened on Friday 18 October and is available for visitors to attend until January 2020. Home to […]

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Britvic look to Elevate their licensed field team with new UK field sales partner

Elevate has announced they have been selected by Britvic as their new field sales partner to operate their permanent field sales team in the important licensed/on trade channel. This covers the UK (excluding Ireland) across the Independent Free Trade for Dispense & Packaged incorporating the extensive Britvic portfolio. Britvic’s head of outlet contact, Mike Firman commented […]

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Blend Media, announces new platform to match brands and agencies with VR/AR professionals

Blend Media,  provider of  360/VR content and trusted by high-profile brands and agencies including Disney, L’Oreal and McCann, has announced the launch of Blend Market – a brand new platform which helps clients find and hire skilled professional creators of immersive content and experiences across the VR/AR/MR spectrum. With the rapid advancement of new technologies and increasingly […]

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Liz Lean PR founder joins British Chamber Board

Liz Willingham, founder of Liz Lean PR and current President of Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has been appointed to the Board of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) during the organisation’s AGM in London. Following an interview and validation process by the BCC’s Nominations Committee, composed of representatives from across the Chamber network […]

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World’s first Angry Birds Adventure Golf opens at into Metrocentre

The world’s first Angry Birds Adventure Golf has opened at intu Metrocentre under owner intu’s plans to create more day-out experiences at its centres across the UK. The two-storey 18,000 sq ft indoor golf course based on the Angry Birds franchise is the latest in a series of compelling attractions to launch at popular intu […]

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Avantgarde London hires DDB creative team

Brand experience agency, Avantgarde,  has appointed creative team Zander Cox and Marty Terzic to strengthen the growing creative studio in London. Zander and Marty join Avantgarde London from DDB, and previously worked together at FCB Inferno and Saatchi & Saatchi across global clients including BMW, Oreo, Visa, HSBC, Mercedes-Benz, Betway and Huawei. The team is […]

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Eurosonic Noorderslag and PlayPass announce technology partnership

Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS), Europe’s largest showcase of emerging music acts, has announced a partnership with PlayPass that will see a new integrated digital payment solution rolled-out across its 42 venues in the city of Groningen. All fans, delegates and artists in attendance will be able to make payments at all the official ESNS locations using their […]

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Lumas Gallery toasts UK flagship launch in Seven Dials

  Lumas Gallery officially celebrated the opening of its UK flagship site at 21-23 Earlham Street in Shaftesbury’s Seven Dials, with an exclusive launch party and live art performance. At the event held on Thursday 10 October, Florida-based artist Derek Gores treated guests to an inside look into the creation of his dynamic collages, turning […]

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Movista acquires Natural Insight

Movista Inc., provider of the leading advanced, mobile-first retail execution and workforce management platform, has announced the acquisition of Natural Insight, a retail technology provider and its largest competitor. The milestone move, backed by New York-based private equity firm Level Equity, brings together two of the largest domain leaders in retail execution technology to greatly […]

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#LoveNotLandfill presents pre-loved fashion in Seven Dials, London

From 14-17th November 2019, eco-fashion campaign #LoveNotLandfill will be championing pre-loved fashion at a unique Seven Dials, London pop-up store featuring collections from charity shops curated by some of fashion’s most style-savvy influencers. Influencers who have teamed up with their chosen charities include: Emma Breschi (Barnardo’s) She Wears Fashion (Cancer Research UK), Elizabeth Whibley (Oxfam) and Oenone (The Royal Trinity Hospice) plus depop sellers Past Trash […]

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