iHeartRadio has launched the Official NZ Top 40 weekly chart – updated every Friday evening and free via the iHeartRadio app and website. “It all came about when the team was reminiscing about watching the weekly Top 40 chart on TV every Sunday morning,” says TRN’s Carolyn Luey.
A hypnotic very large mouth – and getting alarmingly larger by the second – is the hero in the TAB’s new Make Some Noise spot currently on our screens.
Fairfax Media has announced a strategic investment in shopping innovation start-up Pricemaker. The media company has become a 50% shareholder in the business, in a move which “supports their commitment to growing mobile and digital capabilities to benefit customers and audiences”.
NZ has picked up a total of 24 shortlist places overnight at the Cannes Lions – three in PR, eight in Promo & Activation, 11 in Direct, one in Pharma, and one in the Young Director Award.
Assignment Group has launched a new 60sec sport promoting the Purina One Boot Camp and offering cat and dog owners to sign up in return for a free 30-day bag on Purina One.
Clemenger BBDO has won two Wellington-based accounts left homeless by the departure of M&C Saatchi in April.
Two new senior appointments have been announced in Auckland by Saatchi & Saatchi and Carat. Saatchi & Saatchi has promoted business director Paul Wilson to the new role of general manager. He will continue in his former role and will retain all his client responsibilities for Toyota/Lexus and DB, but he will now have more involvement with the senior leadership.
The 2014 Football World Cup, which kicked off in Brazil Friday morning, has already generated more social buzz than any comparable event ever.
While most of adland was packing their matching set of Louis Vuitton luggage bound for the south of France to take things all too seriously, Sugar&Partners CDs Dave Nash & Damon O’Leary stormed London’s satirical Chip Shop Awards.
Parnell-based brand communications agency The Business has won Davanti Consulting after a pitch. The other agencies have not been identified – and there was no incumbent of note.