Politics

50 per cent down – is April’s UK adspend falling off a cliff?

April is the cruellest month famously opined TS Eliot (can’t help recalling a celebrated Private Eye spoof with January, February and March crossed out by Ezra Pound – try April, he wrote.) But it’s no laughing matter for UK adland ...

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St Luke’s duo try to help out by putting NHS into reverse

More creativity in the land of Coronavirus, St Luke’s top creatives Richard Denney and Al Young have created a new logo to be shared on social media, Stay Home Now (SHN) which is simply the existing NHS (National Health Service) ...

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From Coca-Cola to Ocean Outdoor: brands try to battle the virus

Coca-Cola is doing its bit to promote social distancing with some tweaks to its sacred logo in Times Square, via McCann Argentina. McDonald’s is separating its arches on some social media. Burger King, inevitably, is doing its bit too. And ...

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Coronavirus: is there a brighter side for brands?

By Archie Heaton Let’s get the obvious out of the way first – Coronavirus is bad. In fact, as someone whose brother has a supressed immune system and severe asthma, I’m all too aware of how bad. But, regardless of ...

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Bill Gates got there first with Covid-19

You can only take so much Covid-19, life has to go on somehow after all. But one thing it’s safe to say is that the world wasn’t prepared. We’ve noted that big businesses were not, happily spending nearly everything they ...

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