Tag Archives: P&G

Fairy becomes Fair as P&G pursues LGBT agenda

P&G is rebranding Fairy (Fairy Liquid as was) as Fair in its latest effort to effect societal change/be a corporate good guy (you choose.) The venerable detergent has sponsored some research showing that attitudes to LGBT people (or LGBTQ with ...

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Is P&G’s new purpose ad ‘The Look’ really a cop out?

Here’s another much-trumpeted dollop of purpose from P&G, ‘The Look’ from the Saturday Morning collective. Showing a black man and his child being given the cold shoulder (or look) by white folks. P&G is trying to appeal to black consumers ...

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John Legend headlines P&G’s drive to “re-imagine creativity”

P&G is making waves at this year’s Cannes Lions, with chief brand officer Marc Pritchard in the driving seat again, calling on the ad industry to “lead disruption by joining forces with other creative worlds.” In so doing it has ...

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P&G goes it alone with in-house everything for Secret

Procter & Gamble has taken its Secret brand in-house after parting ways with Wieden+Kennedy. Here’s its in-house effort: created, filmed and starring P&G employees it seems. Which is obviously cheaper and quicker than using an agency. It may also be ...

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Do Kraft Heinz travails show that FMCG clients are wrong to see advertising mainly as a cost to cut?

In the end everybody gets something wrong and Warren Buffet of Berkshire Hathaway – the world’s most successful investor – looks as though his nemesis (although the overall business remains healthy) was the merger of Kraft and Heinz, in partnership ...

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P&G puts on the frighteners in Olay Super Bowl debut

Nearly half the people who watch the NFL Super Bowl are women so Procter & Gamble is making its debut for Olay with a new ad from Saatchi & Saatchi. Anyway, in these non-gender specific days, no doubt men use ...

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P&G’s Marc Pritchard: we’re in control of ads now

Procter & Gamble chief brand officer Marc Pritchard (below) is kicking off 2019 by laying the law down to agencies and others (again), telling The Drum: “Advertising is moving into influencer more and more than it ever has and it’s ...

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