Browsing: Clemenger

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Shocking? Funny? Sure, just make sure you’ve got a point
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A great ad idea is nothing more than a cliche if it doesn’t achieve a specific outcome. And it doesn’t hurt to tap into the mood of a nation or hold a mirror up to people’s weird and wonderful behaviour if you want your ad to work. Those are some of the messages from Clemenger Sydney creative director Rebecca Carrasco, visiting for last night’s News Works Newspaper Advertising Awards.

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Inside the ideas machine: the evolution of Colenso BBDO
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After a stellar 2012 on the awards front, Colenso BBDO was named the world’s best advertising agency by the Big Won report. And it aims to stay at the top. In an article that originally appeared in NZ Marketing, Ben Fahy talks commercial creativity, Kiwi clobbering machines and the increasing importance of IP with Nick Garrett and Nick Worthington.

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Clemenger Group sends Mailshop into private hands
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A few weeks back, Clemenger Group chief executive Jim Moser was welcoming a new business to the family as justONE was fused with .99. And now he’s farewelling one of the family after selling direct mailhouse and digital print provider Mailshop back to managing director Deidre Ross.

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Fly Buys installation filled with 60,000 Jaffas for jafas
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We at StopPress are strong believers in the power of confectioneries as a marketing tool and it seems Fly Buys agrees with us. The loyalty rewards company has installed a giant vending machine in the Britomart Transportation Centre providing Auckland commuters with 60,000 Jaffas.

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Movings/Shakings: 14 August
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Word-of-mouth agency Soup launches in New Zealand (and, appropriately enough, starts with a campaign for cat broth), Steve Tindall sleeps with the enemy, two for Tangible as Primary shacks up with PGG Wrightson, Clemenger Group opens up the Young Talent Programme for 2013, greener pastures for Fenella Humphreys, Jessica Mathias joins Pead and Hayden Hare joins Flava.

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Selling the asset sales: agencies preen for big Treasury account
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It was not without a sigh and a grunt that agencies with relaxation on their minds received a notice from the Treasury on December 15 asking for interested parties to put their hands up if they wanted to work on the ‘extension of the mixed ownership model’ account. They obviously don’t know Christmas is a time of reflection for the marcomms industry. But it seems the biggest live pitch at the moment (aside from the decision on Vodafone, which is still thought to be in the hands of the global bods), is now down to the shortlist stage.

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