Creative

Is Gary Lineker a tad too old for Walkers Crisps bad boy role?

BBC sports presenter Gary Lineker has been fronting Walkers Crisps ads in the UK for what seems like years in a campaign originated by BMP (now DDB) and carried on by AMV BBDO. Playing an (out of character) bad boy ...

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Jeff Kling departure from W+K illustrates new poser for agencies

Star creative directors have always wanted to try their hands outside the comfort zone of ad agencies so Jeff Kling’s departure as european creative director at W+K Amsterdam (Wieden & Kennedy to most of us) should be no surprise. In ...

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Fresh Toyota recall crashes latest ad campaign

Whoops! After thinking it had put all the alarms of last year behind it with the whizzy new “Your Toyota, My Toyota,” campaign, the embattled carmaker has now announced another recall involving a million cars in the US. The models ...

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Save the nation, ban Richmond sausages campaign says DLKW’s Shute

Or that’s what Dan Shute, author of the AdLand Suit blog seems to want anyway. And Dan has a point, Richmond sausages from Ireland’s Kerry Foods are surely one of the nastiest products ever made. Claiming to be an ancient ...

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Cadbury’s ostrich takes to the skies courtesy of Saatchi Johannesburg

There’s no holding back Cadbury (Kraft or no Kraft) and its Glass and a Half production team at Saatchi & Saatchi. Its latest opus comes all the way from Saatchi Johannesburg and features an intrepid ostrich taking to the air ...

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Is Asda in a sales trough?

More problems for Asda today as it reports a 0.4 per cent drop in like for like sales for the second quarter, the second period its sales have dropped. Add to that Kantar Worldpanel’s figures which show a slump in ...

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