Cannes Lions first speakers revealed from Mars Inc, Unilever, DDB and Mondelez International

Cannes Lions first speakers revealed from Mars Inc, Unilever, DDB and Mondelez International

Marketing luminaries from Mars Inc., Unilever, DDB and Mondelez International have been confirmed as speakers at the Cannes Lions, an eight day event that brings together branded communications professionals in an international festival of creativity. The first speakers confirmed include Mars Inc. global CMO Bruce McColl, DDB’s president and CEO for North America Wendy Clark, […]

Radical New Axe Campaign Reveals What Makes Guys So Damn Hot

Radical New Axe Campaign Reveals What Makes Guys So Damn Hot

Axe, famous for revolutionizing the male fragrance category and for its iconic advertising, is redefining the category again. In a marked evolution of its positioning, the Unilever owned brand is launching an expansive new range of male grooming products, including daily fragrances, shower gels, hair styling products and more. The new range will be backed […]

Advertising Standards Bureau reveal Australia’s 10 most offensive ads of 2015

Advertising Standards Bureau reveal Australia’s 10 most offensive ads of 2015

The Advertising Standards Bureau of Australia recently released case reports on the most complained-about advertisements in 2015. Here are the top 10 commercials the Australian people found offensive this year, including why viewers considered each inappropriate. We’ve included a sample comment from each case report, and whether the ASB chose to take the ad off […]

Unilever & Tesco Launch Its Biggest Trial of iBeacons

Unilever & Tesco Launch Its Biggest Trial of iBeacons

Magnum ice cream and Tesco are giving Londoners the chance to get together with friends to share moments of Magnum pleasure, as well as special offers, as part of their biggest trial of iBeacons. Customers who download the ‘Mpulse app’ will receive exclusive coupons for discounted Pink and Black Magnums when they pass by iBeacons […]

Unilever’s Crowd-Sourced Peperami Campaign

Unilever has teamed up with crowd-sourced ideas platform Idea Bounty to generate a new TV and print campaign for its FMCG brand Peperami. In order to re-launch the Peperami brand mascot ‘the animal’, the first time the mascot will be seen on TV screens since 2012, Unilever is offering a $10,000 prize for the best […]

Lynx launches campaign starring Kelly Brook

Kelly Brook, the model and TV presenter, has starred in two Turkish ads as part of a campaign to promote Unilever-owned Lynx’s Apollo fragrance. The first ad is set in a space ship and starts with Brook waking up before dousing herself in Lynx, known as Axe outside the UK. She sets course for Istanbul, […]

ASA clears controversial Marmite ad

The advertising watchdog has decided not to investigate the controversial “animal cruelty” Marmite ad that has sparked hundreds of complaints to the regulator, saying the spot is “unlikely to cause serious or widespread offence”. The Adam&EveDDB-created ad, which features a parody rescue unit travelling around the UK recovering “neglected” jars of Marmite left at the […]