The ad industry is looking to tighten its rules around children in advertising by creating an automatic ban on sexual portrayal of under-18s or those who appear to be under 18.
As advocacy groups in the US call for further regulation of advertising on the YouTube Kids app, marketers in the UK can learn some lessons in creating clear advertising to avoid similar controversy according to legal expert Dan Smith.
Young people should be given the opportunity to understand marketing, says McDonald’s marketing manager for families, Marie Emery
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From getting young people interested in a marketing career to the need to balance brand and performance, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
Nike pointed to direct sales increasing 28% to $4.7bn (£3.4bn) and a rise in online sales, as proof of its digital strategy is working, as it aims to be a 40% digital business by 2025.
New CMO Ben Carter has launched the online estate agency’s biggest brand campaign in five years, fronted by TV personality and comedian Mo Gilligan.
Consumer confidence has dropped due to concerns about rising tax, food and fuel prices, while the end of the furlough scheme means consumers are “slamming on the breaks” in anticipation of economic hardships.