Leith’s TV ad campaign for soft drink Irn-Bru has been banned by Ofcom, after the watchdog ruled that it made fun of transsexual people. The ad features a woman, shown shaving her lathered face, who reveals to her family that she ‘used to be a man’.
Interactive TV is widely available, but hasn’t captured viewers’ imaginations. A new channel is determined to harness its true potential.
The last time the Diary saw ex-cricketer Phil ‘Tuffers’ Tufnell tucking into Aussie cuisine was during his bush-tucker trial on ITV’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me out of Here. So no doubt this can of Foster’s is going down better than the grubs and insects in the Outback. Tufnell, who used to come out to […]
The future of Coca-Cola’s drink for toddlers, Winnie The Pooh Roo Juice, looks uncertain following its delisting from supermarkets and a lack of marketing investment. According to insiders, the product, launched in the UK in 2002 after a global deal between Coca-Cola and Disney, has proven a poor seller. Roo Juice, a juice, water and […]
While consumers’ personal finances look strong, this month’s GfK research points to fear of rising price inflation, which could once again weaken confidence.
The spot focuses on the now online-only department store’s delivery credentials, as it aims to drive both new and existing customers to the recently relaunched ecommerce site.
While M&S and Next can see a profitable future in selling third party brands, has John Lewis got its strategy wrong?
Industry leaders express anger at “draconian” and “headline chasing” policy, as government gives green light to online and TV ad ban for HFSS products from 2023.