(Paris) Our organic growth was +1.8% for the first half-year. Our margin remained strong, though fractionally down, as a result of accounting treatments and lagging growth
(United Kingdom) Rapha Racing Speeds-up its International Online Expansion with Sceneric and hybris
(London) Sceneric, a leading web and e-commerce consultancy, today announced it has launched the new omni-channel platform for Rapha Racing, creators of high quality cycling clothing and accessories. Based on version 5 of the hybris Commerce Suite, the new online channel will enable the British luxury cycling accessory firm to pursue its international e-commerce expansion plans and deliver a more immersive customer experience, while gearing up for the delivery of new personalisation and highly sophisticated post sales services to customers.
(Brazil) Skol launches music startup
Soundspot, created by F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi for the Brazilian beer brand Skol, gives people the power to define places with music. It enables discovering, sharing and creating sound identities for locations. Users simply drop a song on a specific place on the map and anyone with the app can listen to it.
(Germany) Beck’s promotes 'Beck’s Cool Pack' with their own commercials on YouTube
Düsseldorf, 23 July 2014 – The Düsseldorf-based media agency Optimedia stages for Anheuser-Busch InBev the launch of the new "Beck’s Cool Pack" with an original idea in Germany on YouTube.
awards / ranking
(Philippines) Leo Burnett Group Manila is the most awarded agency at Tinta Awards 2014
(Manila) with an Ad Of The Year, a Gold, three Silvers and 8 Bronzes, the Leo Burnett Group Manila emerged the most awarded agency at the recent Tinta Awards (The Philippine Creative Print Awards).
(United States) Tough Season wins Silver at the inaugural Clio Sports Awards
July 23, 2014 – Last week, Lenovo and The Onion, in partnership with global marketing and technology company DigitasLBi, were awarded silver at the inaugural CLIO Sports Awards for their original web series, Tough Season.
(United States) DigitasLBi teams take four 2014 Tempo Awards for Emerson and Sprint
July 23, 2014 –Yesterday, DigitasLBi teams for Sprint and Emerson won four titles at the Tempo Awards, sponsored by the Chicago Association of Direct Marketing (CADM).
(Spain) Telefónica awards Global Tender for media agency to Publicis Groupe
Madrid, 3 July 2014 - Telefónica has awarded the global tender for a media agency to Publicis Group for the next five years, after a process of analysis and evaluation over the last five months, in which the 16 countries that Telefónica Group will apply the contractto all took part
(United Kingdom) SAP to join hands with Sceneric, enabling E-Commerce experience via end-to-end value chain
(London) SAP announced close collaboration with Sceneric, the world leading E-Commerce solution implementation partner, making Sceneric the first SAP E-Commerce solution service partner implementing hybris Omni-Commerce platform powered by the SAP HANA Cloud Platform and support provider. Hybris is a fast growing E-Commerce solution provider under SAP. Sceneric is a Platinum partner of hybris and is well equipped with global experience and expertise in implementing hybris products. Focusing on the unique business features of Chinese customers, SAP and Sceneric will provide them with the E-Commerce experience via end-to-end value chain, so as to build “SAP China Best Practices” in the E-Commerce realm.
(United-States) Amazon Partners with VivaKi to Launch its Self-Service Ad Buying Tool
Chicago, IL – July 23, 2014 – VivaKi is the launch partner for Amazon’s new self-service offering of its Amazon Advertising Platform (AAP). AAP is the programmatic arm of Amazon’s advertising business and provides advertisers with a scalable and efficient way to reach Amazon customers across its owned properties and certain third party sites and apps.
VivaKi, official launch partner, first and only agency to have access to Amazon's new self service ad buying tool: http://goo.gl/OOhtEUmore
(China) Saatchi & Saatchi welcomes new creative additions in South China
21 July 2014, Hong Kong – Saatchi & Saatchi continues to grow its creative capabilities in South China, enlisting Kevin Chiu and Paul Ho to further raise the profile of the agency with their digital creative expertise and shopper marketing savvy.
(India) Harshad Hardikar joins Indigo Consulting as COO
Mumbai - Indigo Consulting, Leo Burnett's digital agency in India announced today that Mr. Harshad Hardikar, former Sr. Vp, Ecommerce & Crm at Ogilvyone India, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer.
(Spain) Maxi Itzkoff and Mariano Serkin move from Argentina to Spain to take on creative leadership role for Saatchi & Saatchi Europe
After eight years heading Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi in Buenos Aires, multiple award-winning Argentine creative team Maxi Itzkoff and Mariano Serkin will move to Europe to make Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi Madrid their home base, and reinforce the creative leadership of Saatchi & Saatchi in Europe. During their tenure, Maxi and Mariano have worked with local, regional and global clients, including Coca Cola, Mondelez, Procter & Gamble, Inbev, Toyota, PlayStation, and BGH.
(Indonesia) SMG Indonesia Bolsters with 3 Senior Hires
Indonesia, xx July 2014 – With immediate effect, Starcom MediaVest Group has announced three new hires in the Indonesian office.
(United Kingdom) Starcom MediaVest appoints Frank Durrell as Digital Strategy & Technology Director, Global Network Clients
London – July XX, 2014 – Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) today announced the appointment of Frank Durrell to the newly created position of Digital Strategy & Technology Director, GNC.
(United States) DigitasLBi elevates Norman De Greve to President, Boston-Detroit; succeeding Barbara Goose
BOSTON, July 11, 2014 – DigitasLBi, a global marketing and technology agency,announces the elevation of its Chief Solutions Officer, Norman de Greve, toPresident, Boston-Detroit. De Greve succeeds Barbara Goose, who is taking on a new post as Global CMO of technology and services firm, Altisource.