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MENA Consumer Trends Uncovered in Future 100: MENA Trends and Change to Watch in 2016

2016 has arrived, bringing with it a tidal wave of change to the region, from food to beauty to tech, as they develop and wane across the region’s markets at varying levels of maturity. ...READ MORE
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WWD and J. Walter Thompson’s Innovation Group Partner to Explore the Future of Retail in “Frontier(less) Retail” Report

J. Walter Thompson’s Innovation Group is partnering with WWD, the leading authority on fashion, beauty and retail, for the first time to create an exclusive global report exploring the future of retail. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson Beirut’s ‘The Good Note’ Awarded 3 Grand Prix at Dubai Lynx 2016

This year’s Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity saw J. Walter Thompson Beirut take home three Grand Prix awards for “The Good Note” for their client Bou Khalil Supermarket. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam Unveils “The Next Rembrandt”

Unveiled today, "The Next Rembrandt," a collaboration among ING Bank, J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam, Microsoft, and advisors from TU Delft, The Mauritshuis and The Rembrandt House Museum, features a stunning 3D-printed painting made solely from data derived from Rembrandt’s 346 known paintings. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson @ Dubai Lynx 2016: J. Walter Thompson MENA Named Network of the Year

J. Walter Thompson MENA was named Network of the Year at this year's Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity, earning the highest creative accolade by taking home an additional five Grand Prix, 12 Gold, 16 Silver and 10 Bronze awards across 13 different categories and beating 11 other multinational agencies to the top slot. ...READ MORE
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Adfest 2016: Do Good, Do Well

The big themes at Adfest this year were the growth of branded content, the use of big data and the pursuit of social good. If all three collided, all the better. ...READ MORE
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ADFEST 2016: View from the Judges

Among the 57 judges who flew in from 18 cities to sift through the best of Asian creativity at Adfest last week, two were from J. Walter Thompson. Here’s what they thought of the work they saw coming from around the region this year. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson Turns Millions of YouTube’s Black Bars into Ad Space for Charities

At SXSW Interactive 2016, J. Walter Thompson Worldwide will unveil today the global launch of “Donate the Bars." The project turns the black bars that appear on either side of vertical videos on YouTube into ad space for charities that need to raise awareness for the social causes they support.

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The weight of expectation – SXSW in its 30th year

Sonali Fenner, Global Business Director at J. Walter Thompson London, on what she expects at for this year's SXSW, the festival's 30th year. ...READ MORE