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Nando’s pulls controversial Mugabe ‘last dictator’ ad

We said it was brave and now Nando’s in South Africa has decided it’s not quite brave enough to continue with its controversial “last dictator standing’ ad featuring Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe. Nando’s says it has pulled the ad after ...

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UK shocked to the core by sexy Marks & Spencer ad

Warning to all UK advertisers: the merest suggestion of female carnality in a public place will now be punished by a rap over the knuckles from the Advertising Standards Authority. That is the message from the regulator, which has now ...

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Old Spice shows you don’t need Isaiah Mustafa to make a sweet-smelling commercial

It’s very difficult to follow up a highly successful, award-winning campaign but Wieden+Kennedy Portland seems completely unfazed about following the extraordinary success of ‘the man your man could smell like’ and actor Isaiah Mustafa for Procter & Gamble’s miraculously-revived Old ...

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New agency 101 launches Air Miles replacement Avios with Sony-esque film

New London agency 101, formed by a number of Fallon refugees and former Cadbury marketing director Phil Rumbol, has picked up the Avios account, British Airways’ new name for the Air Miles rewards scheme. Avios is having a rather fractured ...

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Worrying times for TBWA London as Muller axes top marketers

TBWA London was cock-a-hoop earlier this year as it won the £25m Muller yogurts creative account but it will be feeling decidedly uneasy at the moment as the company’s marketing director Lee Rolston leaves the company after just over a ...

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