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ITV backs Veg Power with new TV campaign from adam&eve

ITV, the traditional home for ads for sugary drinks and choccie bars, is teaming with Veg Power, an alliance of producers and retailers, to launch a new TV campaign – with donated airtime worth £2m – in January. Adam&eveDDB has ...

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Peter Brown of CRM agency Prophecy Unlimited picks his Desert Island Ads

Peter Brown is CEO of CRM agency Prophecy Unlimited, based in Bristol. Prophecy Unlimited, the result of a merger between EMO Unlimited and The Real Adventure employs 200 people on clients including Toyota, Costa, Danone and BMW. Unlimited Group, now ...

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Apple tops Prophet’s brand relevance index in UK and US

Brand and marketing consultancy Prophet has released its fourth annual brand relevance survey after surveying 47,845 consumers across the UK, US, Germany and China about 800 brands. It partnered with Research Now SSI. In the UK the top three are ...

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HeyHuman’s Shnoosee Bailey: why gender equality is the key to upping adland’s game

Words are just string holding truths, half-truths and falsities together. Recently, Ogilvy pledged to appoint twenty senior creative women, globally, by 2020. It’s a compelling headline. But at the moment, it’s just string. For a global creative network. twenty senior ...

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Nike springs a trademark ambush as it celebrates ‘Just Do It’ with controversial quarterback Kaepernick

Nike is the master of ambush advertising – ask Olympic sponsor Adidas – and it’s launched maybe its most headline-grabbing effort so far with its choice of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as one of the athletes celebrating ...

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Lloyds’ ‘By your side’ complaint could change ad sanctions

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is reported to be investigating Lloyds Bank’s ‘By your side’ ad slogan following a complaint by Keystone Law which is representing TV presenter Noel Edmonds in a dispute with the bank over the actions ...

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New PQ Media report says traditional advertising is fighting back in booming $1.3tn worldwide ad market

Global advertising and marketing revenues will grow 5.5 per cent to a scarcely credible $1.3tn in 2018 (a trillion is a million millions), the fastest growth in ten years according to US-based PQ Media’s latest Global Advertising & Marketing Revenue ...

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Another own goal for VW as it shoots down pesky hailstones

The search for business advantage goes into some strange places these days, in the case of Volkswagen in Mexico tampering with the weather. It’s had to suspend the automatic use of “hail cannons,” devices that send shock waves into the ...

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