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Time for bed: Our new obsession with sleep

Kara Melchers

We’re obsessed with sleep. So obsessed that we’re turning it from a natural nightly occurrence into something that’s dissected, tracked and monitored. And in pursuit of the magic eight hours we’ve developed a new condition, Orthosomnia, an anxiety brought on by digital trackers. And guess what, it causes sleeplessness.

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Should brands be signing up to Veganuary?

By Izzy Ashton

Earlier this week I desperately tried to eavesdrop as three workmen discussed Greggs’ latest creation: the vegan sausage roll. I never did find out what they thought but I did, unfortunately, see Piers Morgan’s faux vomit when he sampled the roll on Good Morning Britain.

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Measuring the Intangible: Embracing Culture for ROI

By Sara Parish, Proximity London

The trajectory of digital advancement isn’t showing the slightest signs of slowing. The brands leading the digital charge, and leading the way, are paying attention to what shapes us all: culture.

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Pinterest 100: The top trends for 2019

By Kara Melchers

From travelling by bus to DIY goat soap. Growing your own avocados to men’s sling bags and lilac tinted hair. These are the 2018 trends set to continue this year.

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Bee Pahnke, Head of Voice, Dragon Rouge

By Izzy Ashton

"Communicating [purpose] in an authentic way often comes down to words. The imagery is almost by the by. It’s the language that connects within your gut."


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Time for bed: Our new obsession with sleep

Kara Melchers

We’re obsessed with sleep. So obsessed that we’re turning it from a natural nightly occurrence into something that’s dissected, tracked and monitored. And in pursuit of the magic eight hours we’ve developed a new condition, Orthosomnia, an anxiety brought on by digital trackers. And guess what, it causes sleeplessness.

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Should brands be signing up to Veganuary?

Izzy Ashton

Earlier this week I desperately tried to eavesdrop as three workmen discussed Greggs’ latest creation: the vegan sausage roll. I never did find out what they thought but I did, unfortunately, see Piers Morgan’s faux vomit when he sampled the roll on Good Morning Britain.

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Driven by Intuition

Matthew Bamford Bowes, The&Partnership

What are the learnings for adland from The&Partnership’s new AI-scripted campaign ‘Driven by Intuition’ for Lexus? What is happening in culture that makes this interesting?

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Christmas at John Lewis

Martin Beverley, adam&eveDDB

Everyone knows the John Lewis Christmas campaign, but not everyone knows the story of the strategic thinking behind it.

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Best of BITE 2018

Kara Melchers

It’s been a great year for BITE including a new look editorial page, our best BITE LIVE yet and contributions from some of the most creative, passionate and brilliant folks in the industry. To give you a flavour here’s our round up of the most viewed articles from each month.

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David Frymann, Strategy Partner, The Beyond Collective (Frontier)

By Izzy Ashton

"I like learning new stuff because in theory you’re meant to be the expert or teacher at this stage, but I get as much of a kick out of being a pupil, learning and then sharing those learnings."

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Bee Pahnke, Head of Voice, Dragon Rouge

By Izzy Ashton

"Communicating [purpose] in an authentic way often comes down to words. The imagery is almost by the by. It’s the language that connects within your gut."

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Dan Neville, Strategy Director, Cogent

By Izzy Ashton

"If you’re ambitious, determined and driven, there really should be no limiting factors to what you can achieve."

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Luke Southern, Managing Director, DRUM

By Izzy Ashton

"On our best day, brands can ‘do’ long form drama with emotional punch that’s just as unmissable as the latest from Netflix or Amazon."


Should brands be signing up to Veganuary?

by Izzy Ashton

Earlier this week I desperately tried to eavesdrop as three workmen discussed Greggs’ latest creation: the vegan sausage roll. I never did find out what they thought but I did, unfortunately, see Piers Morgan’s faux vomit when he sampled the roll on Good Morning Britain.

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Bee Pahnke, Head of Voice, Dragon Rouge

by Izzy Ashton

"Communicating [purpose] in an authentic way often comes down to words. The imagery is almost by the by. It’s the language that connects within your gut."

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Challenging the Challengers

by Jamie Matthews, Initials

We gathered invaluable insights and used them to create a clearly defined picture of the threat posed by the Challenger, along with strategic pointers for survival and success as an established brand.

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AMSTERDAM

by Paddy Garvey

Breaking convention, the world’s deepest party & hidden beaches, Amsterdam is a global village with an infectiously diverse culture that actively encourages innovation.

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Pinterest 100: The top trends for 2019

Kara Melchers

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Kara Melchers

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Black Mirror's Bandersnatch

Izzy Ashton

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The British Army, 'Your Army Needs You, and Your Resilience' by Karmarama

By Izzy Ashton

Karmarama’s latest recruitment campaign for the British Army, ‘Your Army Needs You, and Your Resilience’ aims to disparage millennial misconceptions and reveal the potential within each individual.

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HSBC UK 'We are Not an Island' by J. Walter Thompson

By Kara Melchers

There’s a growing pressure for companies to have a voice when it comes to issues that are important to their customers. HSBC has made a bold statement with its latest campaign. But did it go far enough?

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Pizza Hut Delivery UK, 'Now That's Delivering' by Iris

By Izzy Ashton

How many different delivery services did you use last year? Regardless of which method, if you thought about getting a pizza delivery, chances are you didn’t choose Pizza Hut.

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comparethemarket.com, 'AutoSergei' by VCCP

By Izzy Ashton

Alexander and Sergei are (arguably) one of TV’s best loved duos in recent years. Their partnership has been through many an up, seeing them more recently star in their very own blockbuster movie-esq trailer.


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Measuring the Intangible: Embracing Culture for ROI

Sara Parish, Proximity London

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Challenging the Challengers

Jamie Matthews, Initials

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Who won Christmas hearts?

Simon Long, Intermarketing Agency

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BITE LIVE 2018: From Insight to Action

By Kara Melchers

Adventurers, authors, activists, and of course advertising. The stage was set for BITE LIVE 2018 to be a mind-opener. The day promised a look at the industry through different eyes.

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Mark Cuddigan, CEO, Ella’s Kitchen & Xavier Rees, CEO, Havas London

By Izzy Ashton

"The interesting thing about B Corp is that you can put profit on equal merit with people and planet. It doesn’t mean you have to make a choice between one or other. It means you can do both."

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Margaret Jobling, Group Chief Marketing Officer, Centrica

By Izzy Ashton

“People think technology is going to save the day. Technology is just an enabler. It's the people, processes and the way we think and operate that's going to drive the outcome of which technology will enable."

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Brand activists, choose your words wisely

By Kara Melchers

We live in more transparent times, and now there’s nowhere for CEOs to hide. The customers have arrived with their pitchforks and placards and they’re demanding brands speak up.