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Design

ifour client Fourex wins Virgin Media Pitch to Rich campaign

Tunbridge Wells based creative design agency ifour are celebrating today as client Fourex reaches the final and wins in the ‘New Things’ category of Richard Branson’s Pitch to Rich 2015 campaign. ifour were appointed by the duo...

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Design

The First Virgin Hotel opens in Chi-town

Is there anything Richard Branson can't do? Well, besides affordable space flight (too soon?) and soft drinks (anyone who remembers Virgin Cola no doubt still has nightmares about it) of course? It would appear not, as the billionaire Virgin tycoon...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

Vodafone take on Virgin in broadband and TV wars

Vodafone is set to take on Virgin and Sky, using its business fibre network and BT Openreach infrastructure. The announcement follows a period of significant growth for the telecoms company, who nudged up their full-year core earnings forecast to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Advertising

Richard Branson and Y&R London open Dyslexic Sperm Bank

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson has supported the launch of a new charity, Made by Dyslexia, at the world’s first “dyslexic sperm bank.” Made by Dyslexia is a global charity led by successful and famous dyslexics, and its purpose is to help...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Brand Stretch

Soft drinks and shower gel. Heavy machinery and hats. A film franchise and manly cologne. At bluemarlin, we believe that all brands have the innate potential to stretch their identity into certain foreign categories. The right positioning and a...

Posted by: bluemarlin
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Features

Spotlight - Den Cops - Designer and Photographer

I hate being in front of a camera, hence I'm behind it. Describe your work in one sentence. I'm a Pixelsmith and my work is a collection of digital sculptures telling little phantasmagoric stories. What's the most important thing you've learnt in...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

On the ridiculous ...

As things currently stand, wealthy business men are far more likely to face a mob brandishing flaming torches than the accolade 'national treasure'. Even Alan Sugar is, at best, a rather grouchy figure of fun. But if there's one glaring exception,...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Advice

Failure to launch: why some brands don't make it.

Perhaps it's the money. Large budgets are often greeted by marketing teams in the same way Keith Richards welcomes a stiff drink. But the fact remains that endless resources are not always guaranteed to produce branding success. Far from it. The...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

Mobile World Congress 2019: A virgin's view

As someone who hasn’t set foot inside an exhibition hall since my dad took me to the London Motor Show in Earls Court in 1995, I was intrigued to see what my visit to this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) at the Fira de Barcelona would...

Posted by: Matt Box
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VCCP launches Car Park Poker for Virgin Games

Vlad, history’s most improbable vampire, returns for his latest jaunt with Virgin Games. This time he’s turning everyday situations into fun social games, starting with a car park #CarParkPoker, a live-streamed game that people can engage with...

Posted by: VCCP
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Advertising

Virgin Trains launch innovative data-driven DOOH Campaign

Virgin Trains on the east coast is launching an innovative data-driven, dynamic Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) campaign aimed at car drivers to remind them that there is a stress free, fast, viable alternative. The reactive campaign automates messages...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Technology

BBC Children's, Virgin Media, MMC Ventures, MassChallenge at #BR2016

It's been a busy old week for the #BR2016 team! We have lots of very cool announcements surrounding the UK's best Tech Summit: 1- We are thrilled to announce that one of the UK's most iconic entrepreneur brands - Virgin Media is confirmed as #BR2016...

Posted by: Business Rocks
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Design

Behind the scenes with Y-3's flight suits for Virgin Galactic

Be honest, who amongst us hasn't gazed longingly up at the stars at one point and wondered what it would look like if the roles were reversed and we were given license to gaze at our world from the vast emptiness of space? When Virgin Galactic...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Advertising

AllTogetherNow capture run faces for Virgin Money Giving

Virgin Money Giving has released a video targeting next year’s London Marathon runners, which captures (and captions) the extraordinary (and surprisingly diverse) range of strained, but amusing faces runners pull as they approach the finish...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Virgin Trains unite East and West for the first time

Virgin Trains is uniting its East and West Coast rail franchises for the first time ever in a combined integrated campaign that aims to use subtle wit and humour to help the brand become one of the best loved in the UK. The “Be Bound for...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Design

Virgin Atlantic go all out for new LA Clubhouse

Virgin Atlantic recently unveiled a rather glorious new Clubhouse lounge at Los Angeles International Airport, which set them back a cool £2.5 million. The project was undertaken alongside the US practice Slade Architecture, with local and...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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News

RKCR/Y&R win Royal British Legion account and fight for Virgin Atlantic

It's been announced that Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, the full service integrated creative agency of choice for the Great Britain tourism board campaign, has won the account of yet another esteemed British institution. The agency won the brief...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

Why aren't brands doing enough for the environment?

It's no secret that the planet is suffering. Aside from Brexit, it's been the biggest thing affecting the news agenda for the past few years and coverage is only set to increase. But if the decay and gradual demise of our world is so important, why...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Member Spotlight: Flipping the script with copywriter Vikki Ross

Brand and tone of voice specialist Vikki Ross didn’t take your average route into copywriting but has carved out a successful career by going off script. “I’m from the school of Work Your Arse Off,” she says. “I did...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Entertainment

New Balance to enter London Marathon at dreaded mile 24

Virgin Money London Marathon sponsor New Balance is plotting an on-course activation at this Sunday’s race to help give runners an unexpected boost at the most daunting part. The global athletics brand will have a presence at mile 24, the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Trends

Life in the living room: Why TV still matters in 2019

- By Rhiannon Murphy, head of TV at the7stars - Television, or at least our relationship with it, has changed. Over the past 20 years we’ve gone from celebrating the launch of a fifth terrestrial channel on our TV screens in the UK to...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Account Wins of the Week

McCann drives Opel/Vauxhall in Europe Vauxhall-owned car manufacturer Opel has appointed McCann Erickson as its new international creative agency. McCann replaces previous partner Scholz & Friends and will pick up the account as of January 1,...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial

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