John Lewis has launched its much-anticipated Christmas ad, and has taken a different creative direction to reflect a year like no other.
Online adverts for fatty, sugary and salty food could be banned under new proposals set out by the UK government, but the plans have been criticised for going to far.
We’ve heard that Christmas will be ‘like no other’, so how does the current crop of ads from Aldi, M&S Food, Amazon and others fare? Lynne Deason, Head of Creative Excellence, UK at Kantar has provided her analysis below on five campaigns.
Amazon has launched its UK Christmas advert that tackles the covid crisis with an uplifting tale of a young determined dancer.
In a surprising move, Burger King has urged customers to ‘order from McDonald’s’ to help the hospitality industry during the UK’s second lockdown, in a tweet that has earned tens of thousands of replies.
The UK ad market is now not expected to recover fully until 2022, as the global pandemic continues to hit marketing budgets, according to the latest WARC adspend forecast.
Pets at Home is launching an express 60-minute Click & Collect service to make online shopping as convenient as possible for customers.
Agency Starcom has launched of a new campaign for KP Snacks’ McCoy’s Muchos tortilla snacks featuring commentary from the well-known presenter and comedian Alex Brooker who is doing the voice over for the creative.
UK ad spend has fallen sharply for the third quarter in a row as marketers grapple with Covid-19 restrictions, Brexit and economic uncertainty, according to new data.
UK digital advertising spend dropped 5% in the first half of 2020, due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, with most of the damage in the second quarter, according to new data from IAB UK and PwC.
Food brand Yeo Valley Organic has rolled out connected packaging across all products as part of their new ‘Put Nature First’ brand platform.
The UK government has been forced to apologise over a ‘crass’ advertising campaign which suggested a ballet dancer could “reboot” their career by moving into cyber security.
Shoppers have revealed the formula for the perfect 2020 Christmas advert – and there isn’t a fir tree or snowy scene in sight, according to a new survey.
UK hard seltzer brand Served is launching its range on Amazon after sell-out successes in Selfridges and Planet Organic.
YouTube has launched a new ad format for British advertisers and brands called YouTube Select, letting brands choose from ready-made ‘lineups’ that represent the best of the platform’s diverse creators, publishers and cultural content.
Despite recent concerns about ‘out of home’ advertising (OOH) and its viability to target consumers with mass quarantines and shelter-in-place orders, 81.7% of consumers are actually noticing this advertising channel more or about the same during the pandemic according to new research.
Top 75 UK brands: Ocado, Deliveroo and Just Eat reflect massive growth in home delivery during the pandemic
Online retail and take-away brands Ocado, Deliveroo and Just Eat are the UK’s fastest growing brands according to the 2020 BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable UK Brands report, launched today by WPP and Kantar.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to inflict pain on media pricing across the world. While media deflation has eased since Q2, prices are forecast to remain deflationary at -0.9% globally, driven by a downturn in traditional media, according to new data.
Nearly three quarters of Brits (74%) expect the economy to get worse in the next 6 months, compared to just 7% in China, but online grocery is booming worldwide, according to a new global study.
Reddit has expanded into the UK with a new office in London, as the popular online forum looks to build its local community and grow its local ad partnerships, with Samsung, Netflix, PlayStation and Pringles already signed up.