AUCKLAND, Wednesday: NZ hair salon franchise Rodney Wayne and brand agency Lachlan McPherson & Friends have launched a nationwide multimedia campaign inviting New Zealanders to “feel the excitement and confidence that comes with fresh hair colour”.
AUCKLAND, Today: Publicis Groupe has announced three senior appointments to Publicis Spark Foundry New Zealand – and one departure.
TAURANGA, Today: Hamilton and Tauranga-based creative agency KingSt has been working with the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce to completely revamp their brand strategy and visual identity to transform the organisation into Tauranga Business Chamber.
CHICAGO, Tuesday: The greatest institution of American capitalism, McDonald’s, will be closing all its restaurants in Russia in protest at the ongoing war in Ukraine. It has yet to be made clear if the closure will be immediate – or phased in.
AUCKLAND, Today: New Warner Bros. Discovery free-to-air channels Rush and Eden are proving popular with Kiwi audiences after eight weeks on air.
LONDON, Today: New Zealand scored just eight entries through to the shortlist at D&AD 2022 – way behind Australia (56).
AUCKLAND, Today: Retail media owner Hyper has welcomed Chris Burton into the business as its new general manager of media. The appointment will see Burton take the reins of Hyper’s expanding retail proximity media networks as well as the sales and operations teams that support the portfolio’s growth.
AUCKLAND, Today: DoubleVerify (DV), a leading global software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, has released its 2022 Global Insights Report, analysing media quality and performance trends from more than one trillion impressions delivered across over 2100 brands in 80 markets – including New Zealand.
AUCKLAND, Monday: The New Zealand arm of global agency Hearts & Science has won the Brolly Sheets NZ toilet-training business, becoming the “full-funnel digital media and e-commerce agency driving performance, bringing together all media and markets under one roof”.
AUCKLAND, Today: GroupM New Zealand has named Hannah Rowley as client services director to lead Mindshare and drive its Good Growth proposition in New Zealand.