3 days ago

Disney makes direct-to-consumer push as pandemic hammers legacy businesses

Subscriber numbers across new platforms crosses 100 million, as 20 channels to be shuttered as part of new strategy

4 days ago

MediaCom's Josh Krichefski takes on global COO role

He will continue existing responsibilities as EMEA chief executive, but plans to spend much time on APAC and the US.

4 days ago

Havas Q2 organic revenue dives 18%

Asia-Pacific records sharp declines, but healthcare is a bright spot.

4 days ago

With conference rooms out of bounds, agencies are mastering remote pitches

Shops are honing their messaging and cutting the fluff as they compensate for a lack of body language and 'real world' signals.

4 days ago

America's TikTok grab: A threat to the free market?

The sad implication of the TikTok saga is that it snuffs out the faint hope that we might see a truly global digital ecosystem.

Aug 4, 2020

Snapchat launches first global B2B campaign

‘Meet the Snapchat’ generation runs in Australia, Canada and the US from today, followed by Europe and MENA later this month.

Aug 3, 2020

Will virtual livestreamers replace humans in China?

Originating in Japan, the virtual idol trend is spilling over to mainstream livestreaming sites like Douyin and Taobao Live.

Aug 3, 2020

Move and win roundup: Week of August 3, 2020

MediaCom, Ogilvy, Epsilon, Moving Walls, Mindshare, Ampverse, Opr, Influence Matters, Tealium, Varnish Software, Mediamath, SportsFive, and much more in our weekly move and wins roundup.

Aug 3, 2020

Microsoft deal to buy TikTok in US would include ANZ and Canadian markets

A 'quickly moving' deal aims to address security concerns from governments in these markets over user information and privacy.

Aug 3, 2020

See the latest APAC New Business League

Isobar, Wavemaker, VMLY&R, Carat, Dentsu and OMD are among the agencies shifting positions in R3's latest tally of APAC new business. Plus, see the top 10 APAC wins.

Aug 2, 2020

TikTok latest: As Microsoft meets Trump to pursue US buyout, the app faces Australian investigations

Over the weekend, Microsoft's CEO met US President Donald Trump who has vowed to ban the Chinese-owned app in the US, while Australia says it's investigating TikTok's security risks.

Jul 30, 2020

Dentsu Aegis Network and Snapchat enter strategic partnership

DAN will include Snapchat as its 'priority platforms' to distribute ad spends for its brands

Jul 30, 2020

IPG organic revenue falls 10% in Q2

Operating profit plummeted 84.7% to $40.5 million.

Jul 29, 2020

SAP chooses OMG for global media remit

A group-level custom solution called North Star will carry out the software provider's media duties, which had been PHD's purview for the last five years.

Jul 29, 2020

Octopus embraces OMD Hong Kong for media duties

The payments brand says it was looking for a partner with strong digital capabilities.

Jul 29, 2020

Omnicom Q2 organic revenue plunges 23%

The holding company turns in performance significantly worse than that of Publicis Groupe, as operating profit plummets 89% to $62.5 million.

Jul 28, 2020

Digital now more than half of global adspend

Global market will shrink by 9.1% this year, according to Zenith, representing a slightly smaller decline than in 2009.

Jul 27, 2020

Move and win roundup: Week of July 27, 2020

Gusto Luxe, Mulberry, British Fashion Council, IdeateLabs, Jalesh Cruises, Sweetshop, Lion & Lion, GSK Consumer Healthcare, Netflix, Mediacorp, Evos Esports, Alpha Digital, The Association of Advertising and Marketing Singapore, Force Motors, Leo Burnett Consult, Colenso BBDO, Akcelo and more to come, in our weekly collection of people moves and account news.

Jul 24, 2020

DAN ANZ homes in on ecommerce with launch of dedicated division

Agency to offer a range of ecommerce products to clients covering social commerce, marketplace optimisation, offline integrations and more.

Jul 24, 2020

Softly delivered pandemic messaging, at a time of high-decibel COVID-19 communication

At a time of physical distancing and endless paranoia, BBC StoryWorks somewhat belatedly tells us that there's someone out there.