Comfort adds ‘Luxurious’ variant to Intense range

Fabric softener brand Comfort today unveils ‘Luxurious’, a new variant in its ‘Intense’ range, with product design, packaging and visual identity developed by branding and packaging consultancy PB Creative. The agency was briefed with ensuring that the Luxurious variant stood out on shelf as something special, whilst still clearly belonging to the Intense range. The […]

Magnum taps Shazam’s technology for its new “Release the Beast” global campaign

Magnum taps Shazam’s technology for its new “Release the Beast” global campaign

Shazam, one of the world’s most popular apps for connecting artists and fans, has partnered with Unilever’s premium ice-cream brand Magnum for the launch of its most indulgent range of ice creams, Magnum Double. The whole campaign will be Shazam-enabled, either through visual recognition on print and OOH ads, or audio-recognition-enabled TV and cinema commercials. […]

Ogilvy & Aardman shake up the traditional laundry product demo with ‘Monster Stains’ content platform for Persil

Ogilvy & Aardman shake up the traditional laundry product demo with ‘Monster Stains’ content platform for Persil

Ogilvy, in collaboration with Oscar-winning studio Aardman, has redefined the product demo for Unilever’s laundry brand Persil. Children and adults alike were treated to a first-of-its-kind animation entitled ‘Monster Stains’, when it launched in cinemas and online this week. To demonstrate Persil’s stain removal power, Ogilvy came up with the innovative idea of creating a […]

Unilever hands Rahul Welde global Digital Transformation role

Rahul Welde, VP of media at Unilever in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Turkey and Russia is moving to London as global VP of Digital Transformation. In his new role he will lead a number of global digital initiatives. Meanwhile, replacing him as regional VP, Media will be David Porter. He is currently media director, North Asia […]

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 […]