Is a pitching frenzy back after last year’s slump?
Campaign asks adland whether ‘the pitch is back’ following a flurry of pitch news, from John Lewis Partnership to Sainsbury's.
Where is it written that marketers must write better briefs?
Clients think they write great briefs. Agencies disagree. Who's right? In search of an answer, the founder and CEO of pitch consultancy TrinityP3 compares the situation to other professions, such as architecture, the law and medicine.
The war for talent versus procurement of design
When the creative talent crunch comes up against procurement pressures, the carnage hurts everyone. Design Bridge's ECD has ideas on how agencies can defend themselves—and future generations.
Revealed: Bribery in advertising pitches is pervasive in APAC
More than 85% of respondents to a Campaign Spot Survey agreed that bribery is a problem in agency pitches in APAC, and nearly 70% have personally seen it influence the outcome of a pitch.
Campaign asks: How much of a problem is bribery in ad pitches in APAC?
SPOT SURVEY: Stories about bribes tilting the scales in the agency-selection process come to light from time to time, as they did earlier this week involving WPP in India. But how prevalent is the practice in the region? We need you to tell us in this short, anonymous survey.
When advertisers hoard hot agencies
It's common practice for big brands to tie up the best and brightest agencies in exclusive contracts that effectively take them out of the market, according to the founder and CEO of consultant TrinityP3. Is this anti-competitive bullying, or just smart business?
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