Nando’s South Africa dines out on dictators

And they’re all in this new ad from Nando’s South Africa and agency Black River FC: Robert Mugabe, Colonel Gaddafi, Chairman Mao (not a very convincing one), Saddam Hussein and South Africa’s very own late, unlamented PW Botha. It’s not ...

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Detroit blogger picks up Wieden+Kennedy for Muddy Waters Chrysler 300 music choice

Well we all like Muddy Waters don’t we? But Detroit blogger Jonathan Cunningham takes all-conquering chrysler agency Wieden+Kennedy Portland to task for choosing the Chicago bluesman for its Detroit-themed ad for the Chrysler 300. Adding insult to injury is the ...

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New Indian retail rules should mean a bonanza for ad agencies

After years of lobbying India is finally going to relax its rules on foreign retailers, allowing overseas supermarket giants like Wal-Mart, Carrefour and Tesco to own up to 51 per cent of operations in India and ‘single-brand’ retailers (supermarkets are ...

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