Tag Archives: Pepsi

Pepsico ads win USA Today’s Super Bowl contest

USA Today has a panel of viewers armed with its ad meters and they voted four Pepsico ads into the top ten, two for Doritos (one of which came equal top with Budweiser), one for Pepsi and one for Pepsi ...

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Publicis and Omnicom Media Group in the dock over China money laundering scandal

The bosses of Vivaki, the Publicis online buying operation and a leading client of Omnicom Media Group have been questioned by police in the south-western Chinese city of Chongqing over accusations that a media broker they used, Zheng Zhixiang of ...

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Will Pepsi drop Pakistan cricket over bribery allegations?

Pepsi is the main sponsor of the Pakistan national cricket team, about $6m worth which is part of the problem, but it can’t be very pleased about the current furore over Pakistan cricketers taking bribes to accomodate illegal bookmakers. Why ...

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Ofcom wants warning symbol for product placement

Further to Angie Dean’s story on branded entertainment, we should for a moment consider Ofcom’s ludicrous suggestion that TV programmes containing product placement should have warning signs on them. Ofcom wants an on-air symbol at the beginning and end of ...

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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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