UK’s Advertising Association puts trust back on the agenda

The UK’s Advertising Association is mounting a campaign to try to restore trust in advertising – it’s fallen to 25 per cent from 48 per cent 20 years ago – with the theme ‘Responsibility, Trust and Growth.’ It’s also established ...

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Walmart raids Hollywood for Super Bowl debut

Walmart is pulling out all the stops with its Super Bowl debut, a Super Heroes themed ad featuring loads of them all the way back to Flash Gordon and Buzz Lightyear – for its Pickup service. Celebs are all the ...

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Paul Domenet: why charity ads need to clean up their act

“Oh, I can’t take another heartache” singer Nick Lowe lamented in Cruel To Be Kind back in 1979. Well me neither, Nick. Enough heartache, I’ve about had it with shock tactics in advertising. So has the ASA who recently felt ...

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Talon appoints OOH pioneer Jim Wilson as US CEO

Talon Outdoor, the leading independent Out of Home (OOH) media and technology agency, today announced that Jim Wilson is its US CEO. Wilson (below) will join Talon from TEGNA’s Premion, the first-in-market over-the-top (OTT) advertising and technology platform, that he ...

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McDonald’s goes brand-free in striking new OOH campaign

The logo’s not big enough used to be the client lament (these days it’s changed to there aren’t enough products in it ‘cos we’ve only got one TV/Super Bowl ad this year.) But McDonald’s is hardly likely to be overlooked ...

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Saatchi & Saatchi wins Fiat Chrysler, more Carlsberg for Fold7

We noted the other day that Saatchi & Saatchi was keeping the Publicis Groupe flag flying in the UK and now it’s reportedly bagged Fiat Chrysler form Krow, now part of Mission Group. Which may lead to an intriguing contest ...

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