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VisitBritain crowdsources digital marketing campaign

VisitBritain, the tourism agency, has crowdsourced nine films for the second part of its international "sounds of Great Britain" digital marketing campaign.

 

History of Advertising Trust calls for help with 70s project

People who worked in advertising during the 70s or who have vivid memories of the industry during that decade, are being asked to help a project that wants to bring the history of that period to life.

 

Brands use social media to congratulate F1 champion Lewis Hamilton

Brands including Mercedes-Benz have taken to social media to congratulate Lewis Hamilton on winning his second Formula 1 Drivers Championship, following the British driver's victory at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the weekend.

 

King backs new Candy Crush game with global ad push

King Digital Entertainment has launched a global ad campaign to promote its new game Candy Crush Soda Saga.

 

Freeview launches singing toys campaign

Unsold jumble sale items come alive and sing 'I Want To Know What Love Is' in a new campaign for Freeview, the free-to-air digital TV service.

 

Matt Damon and Thandie Newton feature in Ebola film

Matt Damon, Thandie Newton and Femi Kuti are among the stars to appear in a new film to encourage global leaders to do something about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

 

Mr President wins hotel brief

GLH, the hotel company that owns the Thistle brand, among others, has appointed Mr President as the lead strategic and creative agency for two new brands.

 

History Of Advertising: No 114: The Ford Edsel

The adage that even the most creative advertising cannot sell a lousy product was never more brutally demonstrated than by the launch of the Ford Edsel, which many experts still cite as the biggest brand failure of all time. From its debut in 1957 ...

 

Why we're loving: Lucy Powell, head of TV, Havas Worldwide London

Tell us about the project. This is a unique campaign designed to take the essence of the Chivas Regal brand message, "live with chivalry", and turn it into something tangible. The tangible element is an event: a competition inviting budding social e...

 

Christmas 2014: the ad industry verdict

It's that time of year again when the industry's great and good fight for Yuletide glory. Campaign asks three ad folk for their thoughts on this year's crop of festive campaigns.

 

Outdoor Planning Awards 2015 launch with new data and brand building categories

The Outdoor Planning Awards, run by Brand Republic and Clear Channel, is open for entries this week with a range of categories expanded to reflect the changing nature of the industry and the tools at its disposal.

 

Sky Broadband ad banned after BT complaint

BSkyB has had an ad banned by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) for a misleading "best ever" claim, after a complaint from its rival BT.

 

ASA bans 'strongly sexual' Giffgaff ad

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has banned a "strongly sexual" ad by Giffgaff, the mobile telephone network, after one complaint.

 

Tesco Clubcard uses Twitter to pick out Christmas gift ideas

Tesco Clubcard has launched a Twitter campaign that helps Christmas shoppers find gifts that "won't break the bank".

 

Hammerson uses automated mechanical model to showcase Christmas gifts

Hammerson, the retail property developer, has used a 13-feet automated mechanical model to showcase the wide variety of the Christmas gifts available at its shopping centres.

 

Samsung launches first Christmas TV campaign in the UK

Samsung is launching its first festive TV campaign in the UK, which portrays its products as an integral part of the Christmas season.

 

O2 launches 'walk' campaign with Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran, the singer songwriter, follows Michael Bublé and The Gorillaz in getting his own O2 "walk" ad to promote his Wembley Stadium shows.

 

Macmillan launches Christmas campaign featuring Lynda Bellingham

Macmillan Cancer Support has launched its Christmas TV appeal with a voiceover from the late Lynda Bellingham, who was an ambassador for the charity.

 

Watch: The Post Office's first Christmas TV campaign in five years

The Post Office launches its first Christmas campaign on TV in five years tonight, with a 60-second spot featuring the actor Robert Webb and the singer Pixie Lott.

 

Brands invited to takeover TDK's Piccadilly Circus digital screen

Japanese technology giant, TDK, is ending its contract with Land Securities, making its iconic Piccadilly Lights digital advertising available for the first time in 24 years.

 
 

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