Tag Archives: Trump

Nike springs a trademark ambush as it celebrates ‘Just Do It’ with controversial quarterback Kaepernick

Nike is the master of ambush advertising – ask Olympic sponsor Adidas – and it’s launched maybe its most headline-grabbing effort so far with its choice of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as one of the athletes celebrating ...

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Professional Bull Riders turns bullsh*t to effect

Bulls have featured in commercial communications to some effect recently, the Merrill Lynch one next to the Fearless Girl for State Street. Professional Bull Riders (PBR) is hosting an event in Washington DC, the home, it says, of bullsh*t (why ...

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Women’s Equality Party and Now do their bit for Donald

Has there ever been a more oafish politician than Donald Trump? The man’s a miracle. Among those grateful for his visit to the UK is the Women’s Equality Party and it’s celebrating with a campaign from lively London agency Now. ...

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Levy hails Trump boost for business

Publicis Groupe chairman Maurice Levy is at Davos – you can tell by the very furry coat – and he’s been telling Bloomberg TV that Donald Trump’s tax giveaway (and the reforms by France’s new president Macron) means that 2018 ...

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Andy Vogel of NewBase: US net neutrality repeal will cost UK advertisers too

Despite 83 per cent of Americans supporting net neutrality maintaining the status quo, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has undone the 2015 rules that prevented internet providers from using a tiered/paid system to block or slow specific websites. Now, because ...

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Droga5 aims the YMCA squarely at Trump’s America

“Where there’s a Y there’s an us” says Droga5 in its latest outing for America’s YMCA, harking back to an era when Americans were nice (nicer?) to each other. There’s been a slew of US ads on this theme, ever ...

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Facebook pledges to clean up network – again

Here’s Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg outlining nine things the social network is going to do to prevent nasties invading its space: specifically some 3,000 Russia-originated anti-Clinton election ads it’s magnanimously agreed to share with the US Congress, which is investigating election ...

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Amnesty’s Air offers lessons for Trump and Ertogan

Brussels agency Air is drumming up business for Amnesty’s Summer University, the biggest assembly of human rights activists in Belgium. So it’s produced a print and online campaign showing two (unlikely) attendees. You know this one. This is Turkey’s President ...

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