US toy brand Shelcore to launch in UK

Marketing Week

US toy manufacturer Shelcore Toys is to launch its own-branded toys in the UK pre-school market. Until now, Shelcore Toys has only had a presence in the UK as a private label brand for retailers such as the Early Learning Centre and Mothercare. “Shelcore Toys has been very successful in the US and we wanted […]

Lloyds TSB to drop stars of £10m TV ads

Marketing Week

Lloyds TSB has ditched actors John Thomson and Joely Richardson, the high-profile faces of its &£9.85m television advertising. The bank denies the decision is related to the highly publicised drinking problems of Cold Feet star Thomson. A spokeswoman says: “The current campaign does not fit with our new business strategy.” The bank is in the […]


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