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Waitrose charity Xmas ad is a risk – but other UK retailers take a bigger one with their insular outlook

As the Christmas advertising hits our TV screens it’s interesting to see Waitrose go completely off piste and abandon the competition for the most expensive production. I’ve read some mutterings about whether this is wise or not but one outcome ...

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VW and DDB London join line-up of world class ads at the Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup is highlighting some terrific commercials including this one for Volkswagen from DDB London. Among other things it shows the power of music, in this case a version of the Beach Boys’ seminal ‘Wouldn’t it be nice’ ...

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World Cup marketing battles kick off

A small pub in Pretoria, South Africa, host to next month’s football World Cup, has just been banned from putting up a sign that reads “World Cup 2010”. The pub had fallen foul of the courts, which deemed that it’s ...

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