Date-wise News
Deepak Jolly?blur=25

Deepak Jolly has formally joined Coca-Cola India as Vice-President, Corporate Communications.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 2:39 PM

LG to sharpen focus on premium products?blur=25

Squeeze on profitability amid tight market conditions and rising disposable incomes has led the Rs 6,500-crore LG Electronics to sharpen its focus on the premium segment of durables and appliances this year. “The next few months will see a roll-out of high-end products across categories.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:56 AM

Reliance Info to aid TV channels?blur=25

Reliance Infocomm said it has started offering live telecast facilities for television channels in its webworld outlet here, in a move the company said would help news channels reduce spendings on outdoor broadcasting vans.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:55 AM

Bajaj CT100, Honda Unicorn rated high in customer satisfaction?blur=25

The newly launched Bajaj CT100 and Honda Unicorn have been ranked highest in their respective segments according to the findings of the 2005 total customer satisfaction study released by one of the leading market information provider, TNS.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:54 AM

Animal Planet’s special programme ‘Tsunami: Animal Instinct’ to go on air on June 27?blur=25

Animal Planet’s special programme ‘Tsunami: Animal Instinct’ studies how animals, led by their natural survival instincts, saved themselves and possibly humans when the killer Tsunami waves struck South Asia last December. The show will go on air on June 27 (Monday) at 11 pm.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:54 AM

Hero Honda adds ‘Glamour’ to its range of bikes?blur=25

Hero Honda has announced the debut of yet another model from its stable in the deluxe segment, ‘Glamour’. The bike was launched in the four South Indian states yesterday, and a national launch will follow later.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:53 AM

Ranajit Chatterjee, Associate VP, SAB TV, to join Ad Space Mart?blur=25

Ranajit Chatterjee, Associate VP, SAB TV, is joining Ad Space Mart as Delhi head. He will be taking over the Delhi operations from July 1, 2005.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:52 AM

Indians shun fizzy drinks, turn to juices?blur=25

Indians are fast acquiring healthy habits. In keeping with trends worldwide, summer sales in India show that people are preferring juices, juice-based drinks, iced tea, flavoured milk, buttermilk and lassi over fizzy cola drinks.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:50 AM

Shan Jain joins The Media Edge as Head of Delhi operations?blur=25

The Media Edge is in an aggressive mood to strengthen its senior management team in a big way. After Sushma Jhaveri stepped in as the agency’s National Planning Head some time back, the latest appointment is of Shan Jain, to head their Delhi operations.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:49 AM

Dentsu Marcom bags Rs 7-cr Iffco-Tokyo media and creative business?blur=25

It’s action time at Dentsu Marcom offices. It has already begun work on the Dr Batra’s account. And now it’s the Iffco-Tokyo business that has come to the agency’s way. The agency’s Delhi office has bagged both the creative and media duties of the general insurance company and the account size is pegged at Rs 7 crore.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:48 AM

Emvies 2005: Srivastava & Sakhuja thrilled with MindShare bagging Agency of the Year Award?blur=25

MindShare has bagged the coveted title of ‘Agency of the Year’ at Emvies. They lost the title to Lodestar Media and getting it back sure has Srivastava and Sakhuja thrilled. In a conversation with Saurabh Niranjan Turakhia of exchange4media, the duo speaks more on what the award means to them and what is the target next year.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:47 AM

Emvies 2005: The industry and Ad Club as excited as MindShare?blur=25

Emvies 2005 was an affair to remember. MindShare reclaimed its ‘Agency of the Year’ title that it lost to Lodestar Media last year but the interesting thing was the quality of turnout, the increased number of media entities that won this year and the experience that Emvies 2005 gave.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:46 AM

JWT Bangalore wins Rs 10-crore Infinite Computer Solutions account?blur=25

In a multi-agency pitch, JWT Bangalore has won the creative mandate of Infinite Computer Solutions. According to informed sources, the account size is about Rs 8-10 crore. When contacted, JWT Bangalore’s Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Dhunji Wadia, confirmed the news.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:44 AM

Emvies 2005: MindShare wins Agency of the Year Award?blur=25

Emvies is always a time to celebrate, more so if you are a winner. At Thursday’s gala evening, agencies came, agencies won, agencies cheered. But the evening belonged to MindShare which won the Agency of the Year Award along with numerous others.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:43 AM

Cannes 2005: Only one McCann entry shortlisted for both Films & Radio awards?blur=25

Contrary to expectations of many, the Films awards don’t have much for the Indian advertising fraternity. The shortlist for the Film and Radio awards is announced yesterday. Both the categories have only one Indian shortlist entry from McCann Erickson.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:40 AM

Cannes 2005 Commentary: Wake up and smell the coffee.?blur=25

Just one shortlist from India in over 600 Films! For those of us hoping that the large, and most coveted, Film category will lift the spirits of 100 odd Indian delegates, we were in for a big disappointment today. The only shortlist ‘Happydent Photographer’ by McCann Erickson couldn’t bring any smile. The nine-page Radio Shortlist also had no Indian work getting a mention. Indian creative industry will need to come together, like the Thais or the South Americans have, to find the answers. exchange4media Director and Group Editorial head Amit Agnihotri comments from Cannes Fest.

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 7:37 AM

<b>Madhukar Kamath</b>, MD & CEO, Mudra?blur=25

<p align=justify>“The business has become more competitive, younger and demands a greater responsiveness in terms of turnaround times, capturing consumer insights or even the nature of service demanded by clients. Communication plans are not merely TVCs and print anymore. We are talking of different touch points, we are talking of a need for media neutral solutions and these are significant changes that have come in the business.”

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2005 12:00 AM