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Veteran Vogue publisher Stephen Quinn to retire

Vogue publishing director Stephen Quinn is to retire at the end of the year after more than a quarter of a century at the helm of the Condé Nast fashion bible.

Take a look at Tommy Hilfiger's rock and roll LFW activity

Tommy Hilfiger created a rock and roll-inspired show for London Fashion Week, bringing in several digital aspects to the runway.

Kate Spade brings flamingos and yellow cabs to Paris

Kate Spade New York, the fashion brand, is opening its first Parisian flagship store with an augmented-reality experience that turns the city into an interactive playground with flamingos and yellow cabs.

The making of an ad: Absolut's 'One night' celebrates the power of creativity

Watch Absolut and BBH London discuss their new campaign which aims to spark creativity.

Six ways to drive f******* working in adland

The advertising industry needs to stop seeing flexible working as a dirty word and recognise it is good for business, says Nikki Cochrane, co-founder and co-chief executive, Digital Mums.

Hostelworld creates hostel out of sand

Hostelworld, the online booking platform, has created a hostel out of sand on the Gold Coast in Australia.

Snapchat signs on 14 creative partners to help advertisers

Snapchat has added 14 new creative partners that are aimed at helping advertisers drive ROI once users swipe up.

EE's top marketer on the brand's new concept stores, Apple, Bacon and Ofcom

Campaign met Max Taylor, managing director of marketing at EE, at the mobile network's revamped "Showcase" store on Tottenham Court Road, central London, to find out why the brand wants to be a destination for shoppers, and why Apple's latest launches are a game-changer for the mobile industry.

Use sound as a shortcut to great user experiences

We may not realise it but the human brain processes sound at a higher speed than any of its other senses, making it a visceral shortcut to comprehension.

Movers and shakers: Publicis, WPP, Carling, OMD, Arla and more

Welcome to Campaign's round-up of the hires, departures and promotions across the industry.

Bear Nibbles appoints Adam & Eve/DDB ahead of TV push

Bear Nibbles, the fruit snacks brand, has picked Adam & Eve/DDB as its first agency of record after a competitive pitch process.

Spotify UK poaches Auto Trader's Patel as head of sales

Rakesh Patel, advertising director at Auto Trader, is joining Spotify UK as its head of sales.

Milk + Poop: inside the nursery brand start-up launched by a former EE marketer

Former EE marketer Anna Greene has launched a "straight-talking", design-led baby brand Milk + Poop this week. She talks to Campaign about how the idea behind the business became reality within just 14 months.

Watch 'The Big Think' at Bafta on the state of media: Live stream from Thinkbox

Join Thinkbox from 9:30am on Thursday to hear from media industry leaders discussing topics from the state of journalism to fake news.

Hearst UK to expand events team by 30%

Hearst Magazines UK, which publishes Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping, is planning to grow its events team by around one third.

Molson Coors promotes Carling brand boss to top UK marketing role

Molson Coors has shuffled its marketing leadership team after former UK marketing and consumer excellence director Martin Coyle relocated to Canada to become the brewer's chief marketing and craft officer for its Canadian business.

Consumers like 'real people' ads but prefer a laugh, research finds

The use of ordinary, real people in ads may help brands connect with the public, a study carried out for Campaign has found.

Theresa May to challenge Google and Facebook in front of UN

Prime minister Theresa May plans to tell the world's technology giants that they must do more to remove extremist content at the United Nations general assembly today.

Amazon is working on Alexa-powered smart glasses

Amazon's first wearable device will directly take on its voice assistant rival, Google.

Thomson starts rebranding its network to TUI

Travel company Thomson has kicked off its branding campaign for its name change to TUI.

Aviva ad starring David Coulthard banned for encouraging dangerous driving

The Advertising Standards Authority has banned an Aviva ad designed to attract safer drivers because it argues the 60-second spot encourages dangerous driving.

Employers are failing to embrace flexible working revolution

Less than one in ten jobs paying over £20,000 are advertised as being open to flexible working, despite the fact that 63% of permanent full time employees now work flexibly.

P&G's Sophie Blum: there is no such thing as a global consumer

Despite the barriers coming down between different parts of the world, understanding national habits and preferences remains as crucial for brands as ever, Procter & Gamble's top European marketer told Campaign.

Seven classic Guinness ads from across the decades

Guinness' latest ad tells the story of a real-life LA cowboy, but others in the brand's history have starred everything from a surfer and Congolese gentlemen to Michael Fassbender and a manic dancing Irishman.

Fetch strikes back at Uber lawsuit and claims non-payment

James Connelly, the chief executive of Fetch Media, has struck back at Uber's lawsuit by claiming the agency had already terminated its relationship with the ride-sharing company due to non-payment.

ISBA claims brands are using tougher agency contract to review £6bn of media spend

ISBA claims advertisers are using its new, tougher framework contract to review £6.1bn of adspend with media agencies.

How Oath set out to democratise fashion at LFW

Yahoo Style, an Oath brand, has kicked off its year long partnership with the British Fashion Council with a mission to provide an alternative front row experience to their users through live streaming and events.

Inside Hearst's fashion and beauty 'On trend' pop-up at Westfield London

Hearst Magazines Cosmopolitan, Elle and Esquire created a fashion and beauty pop-up at Westfield London.

"Transparency is keeping me up at night" Marc Pritchard

Campaign talks to P&G's marketing chief Pritchard about demanding more from digital, the importance of reach and why one-to-one engagement is the next frontier in advertising.

Lynton Crosby joins former Obama strategist to launch digital marketing agency

Lynton Crosby, Theresa May's former spin doctor, has teamed up with former Barack Obama strategist Jim Messina to advise brands on how to market themselves across an increasingly complex digital landscape.

Ikea offers cushions, deck chairs and cinnamon buns to Sheffield

Ikea has created a "Wonderful everyday" tour in Sheffield ahead of a new store launch with an array of artwork, food, community makeovers and family events taking over the city.

Finn's Bourn to lead comms at Advertising Association after Barber departs for Dentsu Aegis

Matt Bourn next month joins the Advertising Association as director of comms, after Ian Barber's move last month to a role at Dentsu Aegis Network.

McKinsey & Co acquires venture arm of Malaysian digital agency

In the latest move by management consultancies into the marketing and communications industry, McKinsey & Co today announced it has acquired VLT Labs, a unit of independent Malaysian agency VLT.

Uber sues Dentsu's Fetch Media for 'fake clicks'

Uber filed a lawsuit against Fetch Media in San Francisco yesterday, suing the agency for a host of allegations including breach of contract, fraud and negligence.

Sainsbury's shoots ad entirely with Snapchat Spectacles

Sainsbury's and creative agency Gravity Road have worked with Snapchat to create the first UK ad shot on Spectacles.

Ryanair finally publishes list of 400,000 cancelled flights and admits to 'mess-up'

Ryanair has notified 400,000 passengers that their flights have been cancelled after leaving 18 million people on the hook for the past few days.

OMD Worldwide names Adamski as CEO and Gottlieb as chairman

OMD Worldwide has named Florian Adamski as chief executive, replacing Mainardo de Nardis, and it has appointed Colin Gottlieb to a new role as chairman.

Wunderman promotes tech boss Stephan Pretorius to UK group CEO

Wunderman has promoted chief technology officer Stephan Pretorius to the newly-created position of UK group chief executive.

Watch: Campari opens narrowboat on Regent's Canal

Campari has set up a narrowboat on Regent's Canal to attract more drinkers to the Italian aperitif brand and tap into its design heritage.

Guinness depicts real-life Los Angeles cowboys in stirring new ad

Guinness tells the story of modern-day cowboys defying gang violence in Los Angeles in the next chapter of its "Made of more" campaign.

Publicis Groupe gives Steve King responsibility for entire UK business

Publicis Groupe is introducing a new regional structure that will give executives responsibility across all of its disciplines and has charged Steve King with running the UK.

Channel 4 partners with brands for TV ads conveying sight loss

Channel 4 has teamed up with the Royal National Institute of Blind People and brands O2, Amazon Echo, Freeview, Paco Rabanne and Specsavers, for an entire ad break that attempts to convey the impaired vision of people with sight loss.

OMD Worldwide names Florian Adamski as chief executive and Colin Gottlieb as chairman

OMD Worldwide has named Florian Adamski as chief executive, replacing Mainardo de Nardis, and it has appointed Colin Gottlieb to a new role as chairman.

Google and Facebook dominate over half of digital media market

Google and Facebook account for over half of the UK's digital ad market, attracting £6.3 billion of adspend, while the digital ad market is predicted to grow 11% this year, according to the latest research from eMarketer.

Brands, bots and Bonin: Dmexco 2017 highlights

The cream of the digital marketing world once again descended on Cologne, Germany, for Dmexco, the annual two-day conference and exhibition that brings together the latest innovations and the talking points dominating the industry. Here's what went down.

Snapchat has removed Al-Jazeera from its app in Saudi Arabia

Snapchat has blocked Al-Jazeera's Discover publisher channel in Saudi Arabia because the authorities claimed it violated local laws.

Harrods closes its 124-year-old bank

Harrods has notified customers that it is time to move their accounts from its banking services.

BAME staff at PwC UK earn 13% less than other employees

Black, Asian and minority-ethnic staff working at PwC UK are paid nearly 13% less than everyone else, based on numbers provided by the firm.

Omnicom snaps up SEO specialist Verve Search

Omnicom Media Group has acquired independent SEO and content marketing agency Verve Search for an undisclosed sum.

Samsung turns Samuel Beckett Bridge into playable harp

Samsung turned the Samuel Beckett Bridge in Dublin into a playable harp for the launch of the new Galaxy Note 8 model.