Tag Archives: McDonalds

McDonald’s tunes into a winner in the Xmas music stakes

Christmas ads this year look set to be a battle of the animators (hardly surprising in a lockdown) and music. McDonald’s’ Christmas effort from Leo Burnett, with some smart animation from Passion Pictures and post production from Framestore, leans heavily ...

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McDonald’s’ recipe for gloomy Britain – ‘A little means a lot’

Here’s another gritty slice of life from gloomy Britain from McDonald’s (London’s going into virtual lockdown following most of the north of England and Scotland) and Leo Burnett – ‘The gift’ with a teenager getting a not entirely welcome (initially) ...

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Burger King’s King moves in on McDonald’s’ Ronald

Are Burger King and McDonald’s kissing and making up? Looks like it from this poster in Finland – but actually it’s for Helsinki’s Pride Week celebration. ‘Love Conquers All’ it seems, even the rather unappetising Ronald McDonald. Burger King says: ...

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Easterbrook imbroglio will blight McDonald’s marketing

Here’s a poser for Burger King. When you’ve spent the past few years aiming potshots at your bigger rival, how do you respond when it hands you all the ammunition you’ve ever dreamed of on a plate? The current imbroglio ...

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Virtue makes a virtue of recycled straws for sustainable McDonald’s ‘swimwear’

Here’s an ingenious sustainability wheeze from Virtue, the Vice-owned agency, for McDonald’s Austria: converting its former yellow and red striped plastic straws (they’ve been dumped in favour of paper) into a limited edition swimwear collection. McDonald’s Austria marketing director Benedikt ...

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DDB welcomes back full-on McDonald’s to France

What do you miss most in lockdown? For lots of people it’s McDonald’s, judging by the enormous drive-in queues in the UK. Restaurants and cafes are reopening in France so DDB is celebrating the occasion in suitably faux-epic style. More ...

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McDonald’s UK hymns ‘invisible’ night workers

Burger King wins most of the ad plaudits these days for its various turns on guerilla marketing but good old McDonald’s sticks to its last – at least in the UK where it emerged as the second biggest traditional advertiser ...

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