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Walkers’ ‘social first’ LadBaby Christmas effort lacks crunch

Walkers Crisps mostly delighted us last Christmas with the inimitable Mariah Carey courtesy of AMV BBDO. This year, having departed AMV, it’s a more modest “social first” effort (as is Christmas in the UK) from Elvis, featuring comedian and YouTuber ...

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VCCP pips Uncommon to big UK snack brand Walkers

Big creative reviews may be thin on the ground in Covid-19 but one of the UK’s biggest has concluded with VCCP winning Walkers, the big Pepsico-owned snack brand, in competition with up-and-coming agency Uncommon. VCCP, now largely private equity owned, ...

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Walkers waves goodbye to common sense in Twitter foul-up

Why do they do it? Champions League sponsor Walkers Invited fans to post selfies on Twitter with its front man Gary Lineker, who’s also BT’s lead presenter in its Champions League coverage, ahead of the June 3 final in Cardiff ...

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McDonald’s burger contest brings best out of Burnett

McDonald’s in the UK is taking a leaf out of Walkers’ book (or maybe it’s the other way round or a coincidence) by inviting fans to invent their own flavours/recipes in a competition. The Walkers ads with Gary Lineker (some ...

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Walkers locks up Lineker for ‘Do Us A Flavour’

Not more Twitter… But this is very clever. Walkers is running a ‘Do Us A flavour’ competition inviting fans to produce a new flavour for the best-selling crisps. So agency AMV/BBDO had the bright idea of locking long-time presenter Gary ...

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BETC’s Neil Dawson picks his Desert Island Ads

Neil Dawson is executive creative director and co-founder of BETC London. He has worked at BBH, DDB, TBWA and Hunt Lascaris in South Africa when that country became a democracy. He has won numerous awards at Cannes and elsewhere for ...

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