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18 Feet & Rising gals take on the might of Nike over lack of shoes for women

Nike products (especially shoes) are allegedly male-centric so two gals from London agency 18 Feet & Rising, Emily Hodgson and Emilie Riis (left), have launched a website called Purple Unicorn Planet to upbraid the company. Among other things they’re getting ...

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Emmy ad shortlist shows a shortage of creativity

The US Emmy Awards celebrate the best programmes and performances in TV and, inevitably, they’ve added ads. For the last four years the ad award has gone to Wieden+Kennedy for undoubted top of the range stuff for the likes of ...

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Nike shoots itself in the foot with Pistorious ad

They keep doing it, don’t they? Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorious is on trial for shooting his girlfriend and Nike, whose stable of sports stars seem defined (in part) by their ability to get into trouble, runs this ad. In a ...

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