Bcg2 and sustainability specialists Go Well Consulting have teamed up to launch ‘Bags Not’, a campaign aimed to minimise and eventually eliminate single-use use plastic bags, non-recyclable plastics and other plastic waste from the New Zealand environment. We take a look at the aim of the campaign, speak to TRA partner Karin Glucina about its behaviour-changing features and see what other countries are doing to eliminate single-use plastic bags.
Bcg2 has been appointed as the main creative agency for New Zealand Opera, with digital, radio and print creative for the September 2016 season of Sweeney Todd—The Demon Barber of Fleet Street currently in the market. PLUS: find out who previously had the account, and a look at some of the award-winning work NZ Opera has produced in the past.
Margins in adland are being squeezed, leaving very little wiggle room. But where some see hopelessness, others see opportunity. And as Fleur Herscott does the indie rounds, she discovers there are a few players flexible enough to slip into the nooks and crannies in this new world.
Bcg2 has nabbed the Animates account from incumbent Y&R after an agency review and pitch process. It will be its creative agency encompassing its retail and professional services portfolio going forward. PLUS: ad spend figures from pet market and the scope of the pet industry in New Zealand.
In what appears to have become a bit of an industry trend as of late, as agencies have increasingly been sucked into one another, Bcg2 has announced it has acquired Shirtcliffe and Co, with the move going live on 1 March.
Bcg2 and Mediacom have won the competitive pitch for realestate.co.nz’s creative and media accounts, fewer than 18 months after Contagion won the real estate site’s business in July last year.
First there was a snappy saltwater crocodile named Brian and now The Co-operative Bank has unleashed another wild animal through Y&R, Jeff the snake in its latest TVC as part of a running campaign ‘It’s in their nature’ which urges people to make the switch to its service.