Mastercard has launched technology that uses biometrics to verify identification from selfies, in a bid to aid customers who are concerned about fraud and want a quicker way to make online transactions.
MasterCard is shifting money away from traditional above-the-line advertising to focus on real-time promotions as its CMO Raja Rajamannar looks to ensure that its marketing builds not just the brand but the business as well.
Lloyds Bank is launching a new brand campaign featuring its iconic black horse, with head of marketing communications Jean Reddan saying the brand is aiming to move away from the advertising of its rivals that ‘sugar-coats life’.
The government is considering banning junk food promotions and ‘guilt’ aisles, but it appears a ban on junk food ads is not part of the plan to tackle obesity.
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