Tag Archives: procter & gamble

P&G unveils Spanish “mental overload” mystery

Have marketers taken leave of their senses? Maybe it’s all that data. Here’s the mighty Procter & Gamble and Proximity Madrid investigating women’s “mental overload,” to what end we know not. Maybe it’s something to do with International Women’s Day. ...

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Egard Watches cashes in on Gillette ad rumpus

Egard Watches is a relative newbie in the timepiece game (2012) but it’s become surprisingly famous by taking a pop at Gillette’s now-notorious “toxic masculinity” ad. This purported to present a new view of men, suitable for the #MeToo era. ...

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Embattled P&G misses targets but agency cull goes on

Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble is in trouble. Fourth quarter revenue missed target narrowly ($16.5bn against $16.54bn as did sales growth (one per cent against 2.3 per cent). Net income was down a thumping 14.9 per cent to $1.89bn ...

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New WPP UK boss Blackett lifts lid on payment options

WPP’s newly-ensconced UK “country manager” Karen Blackett – who made her name at MediaCom – has been telling The Drum that she sees small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) as an important and overlooked market for companies like hers. SME defined ...

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Less is (much) more from W+K for Old Spice

This should prompt a smile from P&G marketing boss Marc Pritchard as he tries to reduce marketing and media costs: a new Old Spice product, all in 15 seconds of airtime. From Wieden+Kennedy HQ, who usually take a bit longer ...

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P&G rides Super Bowl ad wave for Tide

If ads play a big role in the Super Bowl why not make an ad about other Super Bowl ads? Pepsi tried (and failed) with a reprise of some of its own, P&G’s Tide has done rather better with this ...

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