M&C Saatchi’s ad for London Underground, urging passengers not to eat smelly food, has been withdrawn following complaints from the Italian embassy to London Mayor Ken Livingstone. The ad featured an Italian deli owner surrounded by food such as salami and parma ham.
Beating stiff competition from the likes of Aldi and O2, Marketing Week Masters award winner Forest Holidays knows that open communication, having a vision and talent spotting are the hallmarks of a successful marketing team.
While others retailers opted for a more sober approach to Christmas campaigns in 2020, Tesco chose humour and cheekiness.
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Morrisons’ Christmas ad is the second most creatively effective this year, according to System 1’s analysis, with a star rating of 4.7 out of 5.5. The supermarket’s marketing director says the brand is increasingly focused on delivering effectiveness with its advertising.