Mr B & Friends launch new branding for experience company Dream Challenges

Mr B & Friends launch new branding for experience company Dream Challenges

Leading independent agency Mr B & Friends has launched a new branding for experience company Dream Challenges. The brand, which is part of a wider company called Specialist Journeys, enables people to take part in activity-based challenges while providing a platform to raise money for the charities that matter to participants. It was previously split […]

Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Facebook will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later in 2018 to verify the identities and location of people who want to purchase U.S. election-related advertising on its site, a senior company executive said on February 17. The postcard verification is Facebook’s latest effort to respond to criticism from lawmakers, security experts and election […]

New Gekko survey reveals retail staff are more influential than celebrities and vloggers

New Gekko survey reveals retail staff are more influential than celebrities and vloggers

The results from a recent survey published by field marketing agency Gekko entitled Shopper Influencers reveals that the bricks and mortar retail environment continues to play a significant role in influencing shoppers purchasing decisions across both general and high value goods. The survey by OnePoll was conducted among 2000 UK consumers between 18 and 55+. Even among […]

GB recruitment still in the dark ages as employers continue to ignore rights of pregnant women and new mothers

GB recruitment still in the dark ages as employers continue to ignore rights of pregnant women and new mothers

British employers are “living in the dark ages” and have worrying attitudes towards unlawful behaviour when it comes to recruiting women, new statistics from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) reveal. Showing that many businesses’ attitudes are decades behind the law, the survey of 1,106 senior decision makers in business, found around a third […]

Pernod Ricard’s ARARAT’s New Emotion Recognition App Looks to Change the Way We Drink Brandy

Pernod Ricard’s ARARAT’s New Emotion Recognition App Looks to Change the Way We Drink Brandy

Introduced to a general audience nearly a year ago, “Heart to Heart” platform serves as an inspiration for NEF\TBWA campaigns for Pernod Ricard’s brand ARARAT. The most recent one inspired a brand-new technology creating a unique customer experience. So, here’s the example of how advertisers collaborated with app developers to draw more attention to the […]

Royal British Legion Steps into History Using AR Tech Created by Geometry UK and Blippar

Royal British Legion Steps into History Using AR Tech Created by Geometry UK and Blippar

Britain’s much-loved charity, The Royal British Legion, has taken its first steps into augmented reality (AR) to bring to life powerful stories from the Battle of Passchendaele to connect with young audiences. Karl Turley, Geometry UK’s Business Director explains that by blending sharp human behaviour insight with popular technology, stories from a century ago are […]

Influencer marketing damages public’s perception of brands, according to Prizeology

Influencer marketing damages public’s perception of brands, according to Prizeology

Nearly three quarters of the public incorrectly believe there are no rules or regulations surrounding influencer marketing and almost half think it is damaging for society, according to a new survey. A survey of 2,000 people across the UK on behalf of the prize promotions agency Prizeology looked at influencer marketing on social media platforms […]

JHP Designs Muse Shopping Centre’s New Incubator Store

JHP Designs Muse Shopping Centre’s New Incubator Store

Award winning design house JHP, have been appointed by French developer Apsys to create a radical new store concept. ‘The Collection by Muse’, located in the newly opened Muse shopping centre in Metz, France, is the ultimate incubator store. Its flexible design and centralised POS system allow it to host brands on a temporary basis. Brands […]

Ocean Outdoor and Landsec share the Chubby Hearts London love

Ocean Outdoor and Landsec share the Chubby Hearts London love

Chubby Hearts over London is a public design project conceived by the fashion designer Anya Hindmarch as a love letter to the city. Starting on Valentine’s Day and continuing as a celebration of London Fashion Week, giant ChubbyHeart balloons will be suspended over (or sometimes squashed within) 29 famous London landmarks and prominent locations across the Capital. The […]