Cashing in on the cute factor; is a ‘Puggerfly’ a step too far?

Cashing in on the cute factor; is a ‘Puggerfly’ a step too far?

 Brands and marketing execs are coming under fire for using animals in advertising, particularly fashionable flat-faced dogs like Pugs, Frenchies and English Bulldogs. Heinz, Costa, Comic Relief, HSBC and most recently Three UK with their Snapchat ‘Puggerfly’ have attracted criticism for using these breeds in their ad campaigns. Many claim they’re adding to the […]

Young & Laramore launches new campaign for Trane

Young & Laramore launches new campaign for Trane

 Young & Laramore, Sibling Rivalry’s Joe Wright and Echo Lab’s Gavin Little announce a national campaign for Trane to romance the world of HVAC. As the preeminent brand in the HVAC category, Trane has long been associated with its ability to run through anything. Young & Laramore was tasked with telling a deeper story […]

Sellers & buyers need to revisit assumptions on value of OOH sites, according to Huq

Sellers & buyers need to revisit assumptions on value of OOH sites, according to Huq

Research unveiled has shown that the most effective out-of-home (OOH) advertising spots often aren’t found in the most obvious locations. Media owners are undervaluing their inventory when it’s mapped against particular verticals. Similarly, media buyers could be opting for premium sites when their investment would deliver significantly better results at spots unlikely even to be […]

Treatwell and Grow@Mindshare to change the beauty booking game

Treatwell and Grow@Mindshare to change the beauty booking game

 Grow@Mindshare, the specialist entity from Mindshare designed to help start-ups and entrepreneurial businesses achieve rapid and measurable growth, has launched Treatwell’s largest ever TV and VOD campaign across the UK. With a seven-figure investment, Treatwell appointed Grow@Mindshare to develop a media and creative campaign that aims to establish the brand as the ‘go-to’ booking […]

Singing Locals Pitch Northern Attractions in New TVC for TransPennine Express

Singing Locals Pitch Northern Attractions in New TVC for TransPennine Express

 Trainline operator TransPennine Express launches “Where Next? – Summer 2018”. Creatively devised by WCRS, the playful 30 second commercial sees real locals from 25 different northern locations have a sing-off to attract visitors to their hometowns. String and Tins supervised the singing and recording on location of the real, local cast and crafted the […]

The FAB Awards Mark their 20th Anniversary with a Day of FABulous Celebrations

The FAB Awards Mark their 20th Anniversary with a Day of FABulous Celebrations

Celebrating their 20th edition, The FAB Awards treated their attendees to a day bursting with glitz, glamour, creativity and of course food and beverage! The beautiful and exclusive Hurlingham Club in London, was once again the stage for The FAB Awards Ceremony, where guests were spoilt with cocktails, a delectable three-course dinner and an award or […]