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Naziya Alvi Rahman

Naziya Alvi Rahman

Margin pressures push industry to find solutions to ‘pitch discount’ issue

With increasing competition and technology playing a larger role than talent, pricing is the biggest factor driving pitches. Read on to find out some...

IBF & INS take up ‘pitch discount rates’ with media agencies

IBF has sent an email to all agency heads asking them to abstain from the practice of offering discounts to clients on behalf of broadcasters without...

Samsung India calls for media pitch worth Rs 500 crores

Samsung India has called for a media review and has invited pitches from leading agencies including GroupM, Omnicom Media Group and Dentsu Ageis Group...

IPL title sponsor Vivo calls for media pitch estimated to be Rs 300-400 crore

According to sources, all top agencies including Mediacom, IPG, Dentsu and Madison are competing for the account

Google India ropes in creative agency Leo Burnett

Leo Burnett, a part of Publicis Groupe, will reportedly work as an additional agency along with Lowe Lintas which is already on board.

e4mChillout: Spending time with family and books makes Vishal Jacob’s weekends special

On a typical Saturday or Sunday, one can see the Digital Media & Marketing VP at Wavemaker entertaining or being entertained by his 7-year-old boy, sp...

Handset major Motorola calls for media pitch worth Rs 150 crore

The pitch includes all media duties. The pitch was called a few weeks ago and is now in its last leg.

Spotlight: Will IRS 2018 meet its deadline?

The MRUC has an ambitious plan of increasing its sample size to 3, 60,000, from 3,30,000, in the next survey, and is believed to be struggling with fu...

Agency business has become incredibly complex: Head of Global Agencies, APAC, Twitter

Simon Brockman talks about challenges before agencies in highly competitive environment, use of influencers and bots on Twitter, and much more

Eight publishers told to withdraw ads for manipulative use of IRS data

MRUC has also sent legal notice to a leading consultancy for violating copyrights and using the IRS data without subscription.

We should be hungrier to perform better: Prasoon Joshi, McCann

The agency’s ‘Sweet Change’ campaign for Paytm not only won it Lions but was discussed and talked about all throughout the Cannes. As the contingent r...

With the advent of social media, today, anyone can be a journalist - Jennifer Risi, Ogilvy

Risi, Worldwide Chief Communications Officer, Ogilvy on the importance of being proactive and reactive in a ‘forever on’ digital world

Delegate Speak: Cannes Lions newer version is more focussed

Regulars at the five-day festival felt the turnout was almost 30-40 per cent less compared to previous years; the absence of Publicis Groupe was well...

Piyush and Prasoon Pandey wear India on their hearts as they receive Lion of St Mark

As the Pandey brothers receive the highest honour at Cannes Lions, they remember their growing up years, large family and their home being a veritable...

S4 Capital a peanut in comparison to WPP, but yes, people have peanut allergies: Sorrell

Sir Martin Sorrell delivered a talk at the Lumiere theatre, the biggest auditorium at the Palais des festival, which got packed within minutes as peop...

Why India can’t surpass its Best Lions tally this year?

India's current metal tally stands at 17 and even if we win against every shortlist today, India will not match its 2017 haul of 40 Lions

I knew 'Blink to Speak' was a valuable idea: Parixit Bhattacharya, CCO, TBWA\ India

He is the man behind India's most rewarded and talked about campaign at Cannes 2018, 'Blink to Speak. Read on to find out how he conceptualised the id...

Cannes Lions: Sometimes you can change the world just by tickling it a bit - Sonal Dabral

Dabral, Group Chief Creative Officer & Vice Chairman at Ogilvy India, spoke about the importance of humour in advertising

Cannes Lions 2018: Picture Gallery

The Times of India hosted a party during Cannes Lions, here are some exclusive pics

It is incorrect to talk about all influencers in the same way: Mike Cooper, PHD CEO

Responding to Keith Weed’s statement on influencer marketing, PHD senior leadership claims that the agency has invested in technology that generates g...

Johnson & Johnson Baby Ads To Have Dads Join The Mom And Baby World

Alison Lewis, Global CMO, Johnson & Johnson in a candid chat with e4m, talks about their new global campaign for baby products, brand safety and their...

People are getting more value from Cannes Lions this year: Global CSO, Wavemaker

Stuart Bowden talks about purchase journey, the revised version of Cannes Lions, Wavemaker India’s performance and a lot more

“My claim to fame is that I am alive,” Pooran Singh at Cannes Lions 2018

Pooran Issar Singh, perhaps, is the first ever speaker at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity who is an 86-year-old terminally ill p...

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