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Coca-Cola and Premiere League go ‘Where Everyone Plays’

Coca-Cola recently got a kicking from Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson, who said (at the Advertising Association conference) that the soft drink company should get real and feature hospitalized diabetes patients in its ads, not beautiful, sporty youth. Watson’s right, ...

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Coca-Cola makes first foray into alcopops – in Japan

Coca-Cola is launching its first alcoholic drink, a lemon-flavoured alcopop called Lemondo, but only in Japan (for now) where such things sell by the truckload. So here’a hunky barman actually making one for a geisha-style lady. Coke’s forays outside its ...

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Jonathan Sant of Cubo: why Graham Fink is my ad hero

There are many who can write a more intimate or authoritative account of my hero choice: Graham Fink. After all, he’s not exactly a stranger in the industry. An iconic creative talent who blurs the lines between advertising and art. ...

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Coca-Cola in Greenpeace sights for allegedly wasting Xmas

Coca-Cola is getting a fair bit of stick this Christmas with UK councils and others talking of banning its humungous Christmas trucks, touring the country fully of sugary stuff and, it’s said, targeting poorer areas where kids have bad teeth ...

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The eyes say Coca-Cola is top Christmas ad

Realeyes assesses Christmas ads through facial recognition and top this year is Coca-Cola’s link-up with Channel 4’s Gogglebox showing viewers responding to the “iconic” Coca-Cola truck ad. Influenced, no doubt, by the real Coca-Cola trucks that have been scouring the ...

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Glen Campbell: the voice of a generation – and Coca-Cola

Did anyone have a better voice for commercials than Glen Campbell? Campbell, who’s died from Alzheimer’s, made this for Coca-Cola Japan in 1975. Lots of big stars made commercials for Japan – for cigarettes and booze mainly – back in ...

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Now Pollard is out in Coca-Cola marketing cull

Marketing seems to have taken another powder at Coca-Cola as senior VP of strategic marketing Ivan Pollard is leaving, hard on the heels of global CMO Marcos de Quinto who lost his job in March when new Coke CEO James ...

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New Coke “taste the feeling” family samples the pool boy

Coca-Cola has moved from advertising lots of brands to just one, Coca-Cola, although now it’s using even more agencies than ever to do so. Coke ads have always been polished silliness in essence and this new offering in its ‘Taste ...

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