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Cats are a staple of internet entertainment.
Scroll through your social media feeds and it won’t be long before you stumble across a feline, frolicking around on your screen; but up until now, the cat has merely been the subject and not the creator, leading Whiskas to ask, what do they get up to when we’re not looking?
Professor Crawford Spence, of Warwick Business School comments on the Tesco results
These figures are absolutely huge - nearly the biggest loss in UK corporate history. However, they need to be understood in context. They relate mostly to asset write-downs rather than poor trading performance.
The Conservatives are getting closer to the last throw of the dice.
They have fired off a barrage of policy announcements, promising just about everything except free Ferraris all round, they have contrasted their solid economic record with the catastrophic failure of the Labour years, and they have sought to portray the Labour leader as a man ill-suited to the pressures of office.
.. BT is embarking on another of its epic series through AMV BBDO, this time showing the ‘behind the scenes reality’ of advertising to plug BT’s sports-focused television service.
This is fraught with hazards as viewers may come to the conclusion that everybody in advertising – and therefore all advertising – is mad.
Here’s the first ad with Ewan McGregor demanding to know what all the fuss is about, consigning footballers Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Robin Van Persie to the sidelines (where the latter spends most of his time anyway). Plus the agency creative team.
You’d think they’d have given her something a bit more substantial to keep her warm.
Talented horsewoman killed herself hours after her beloved mare was put to sleep – and was found clutching a lock of his mane
Much as I am saddened by this story – mares are girlhorses, for Heaven’s sake. [more…]
Cadbury has launched a £4.5m advertising push to promote its new Dairy Milk Oat Crunch product, the brand's first foray into the mid-morning snack market. TheMarketingblog wants to know if you think it's not up to their normal standards. What do you think?