The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a press ad for energy drink Club Energise, which uses the strapline: ‘Fuelling the passion. Rehydrates 7 times faster than water’, following a complaint from rival GlaxoSmithKline, which owns Lucozade.
Fox Kalomaski has won the £500,000 advertising account for the Cumbria Tourist Board. The previous incumbent was Senior King Communications.
Wanadoo, the internet service provider owned by France Telecom, is squaring up against BT with the launch of Livebox, a ‘plug-in’ device offering wireless broadband access anywhere in subscribers’ homes. Priced at £79.99, consumers will also need a Wanadoo broadband account, which costs from £17.99 a month.
The Treasury Select Committee has written an open letter to the chief executives of Barclays, HBOS, HSBC, Lloyds TSB, MBNA Europe and Royal Bank of Scotland questioning the ways in which credit cards are marketed. The letter follows a report published last year and the chief executives have been asked to respond ahead of being […]
Our marketing columnist examines the underwhelming response of the major social media brands to the TikTok threat and explores the perils of competitor orientation.
Deliveroo had planned to increase marketing spend over 2022, but as customer acquisition and retention weakens, the business has decided not to pursue top-line growth.
As the UK teeters on the precipice of another recession, consumer shopping behaviour is shaping up to be similar to that seen during the 2008 financial crash.
The rising cost of TV might offer advertisers an opportunity to redefine how they measure the value of different media, industry experts suggest.