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Latest : The outsourcing cock-up that has left KFC customers feeling peckish

Latest : The outsourcing cock-up that has left KFC customers feeling peckish

by on February 21, 2018

It’s an upset that far outstrips the Nando’s shortage of 2014, and at a scale that makes last year’s dip in hummus supply seem small fry: KFC is out of chicken.

The $23bn (£16.5bn) company that has one job – to sell us fried chicken – is unable to fulfil its culinary duties, citing issues in its outsourced distribution … wings. [more…]

MediaCom chosen for multi-million UK Brief for dating brand Match

by on February 21, 2018

MediaCom chosen due to its data-led approach and audience analytics capabilities – helping Match understand and connect to their audience

Leading online dating services Match, have appointed @MediaComUK to its double-digit million UK media account, ending its relationship with incumbent agency Vizieum. MediaCom UK will work with Match across all their dating propositions.

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How to get your business noticed in 2018

How to get your business noticed in 2018

by on February 20, 2018

Even the best products in the world will fail to shift from the shelves if no one ever gets to hear about them.

In an increasingly crowded marketplace, finding ways to make your products and services distinct from those of the competition is becoming increasingly difficult.

Unless your business is truly breaking new ground, the best approach is to leverage existing forms of marketing but to add something of a little twist to help pique the interest of the public at large. [more…]

Laughter Spot : “Don’t get a divorce from this lady”

by on February 20, 2018

A man was reading the paper when an ad caught his eye: £500 Porsche! New!

The man thought that it was very unusual to sell a Porsche for £500, and he thought it might be a joke, but thought it was worth a shot.

So he went to the lady’s house and sure enough, she had an almost brand new Porsche. [more…]

It’s so hot that no-one is wearing clothes – well just their Bonds underwear

It’s so hot that no-one is wearing clothes – well just their Bonds underwear

by on February 19, 2018

Here is a bonus article and video which to lift that UK February grey feeling.

Let's repair to the Aussie outback where it’s so hot that no-one is wearing clothes – well just their Bonds underwear....editor

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Twitter was not happy with how Jennifer Lawrence spoke to Joanna Lumley

by on February 19, 2018

Last night, Joanna Lumley hosted the Baftas for the very first time, taking over from Stephen Fry, who has done the honour 12 times.

Twitter was alight with positive reviews about Lumley’s performance, however some fans were not at all happy with Jennifer Lawrence, who they think threw Lumley’s compliment back in her face.

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New TV campaign from Fold7 … Gumtree’s relevance to people at milestone moments in their lives

New TV campaign from Fold7 … Gumtree’s relevance to people at milestone moments in their lives

by on February 19, 2018

Gumtree, the UK’s number one classifieds site, has today launched a new TV campaign marking the latest phase of the brand’s 2018 ‘Make It Happen’ strategy. Used by one in three people in the UK[1],

Gumtree is aiming to increase its connection to consumers with a multi-million-pound investment in above the line this year. [more…]

[Video] .. Hey, they stole my purse! .. Who is that hot ad girl?

by on February 19, 2018

A: Elizabeth Di Prinzio  (Hey, they stole my purse!)

Elizabeth is an Los Angeles actress / model, originally from the Bay Area, CA. Watch the ad. Find out more about Elizabeth on her official siteIMDb, and Vimeo pages.

Who is that hot ad girl?

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Top tips when running a promotion in Germany … PromoVeritas

by on February 19, 2018

German advertising is regulated by law – the state provides a framework for fair competition and ensures that advertisers are not misleading or harming consumers.

Additionally, advertisers and media agencies promote good standards to avoid stricter legislation and voluntarily follow a code of conduct for their industry which is monitored by the German Advertising Standards Council, the Deutscher Werberat. [more…]

Laughter Spot : “She finds her boyfriend in the arms of a redhead”

Laughter Spot : “She finds her boyfriend in the arms of a redhead”

by on February 17, 2018

A blonde suspects that her boyfriend is cheating on her, so she goes out and buys a gun. She goes to his apartment that same day, with the gun in hand.

Sure enough, when she opens the door, she finds her boyfriend in the arms of a redhead. She points the gun at her boyfriend at stares him down for a moment.

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