Irn-Bru has been forced to respond to social media storm with week after it was revealed that the soft drink brand was changing its recipe, with the sugar content halved and artificial sweeteners added.
Media agency MediaCom is launching an automated trading desk for digitally out-of-home ads, with innocent drinks the first brand to sign up.
Asda has won the Christmas battle of the inbox and Aldi topped a separate consumer study for its ability to engage shoppers on a personal level with advertising and marketing, according to new research.
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New alcohol-free beer, Budweiser Prohibition, will front a major ad campaign centred on the nation getting home safely for Christmas, with a large digital push.
Mars and Fox have teamed up to create four “Bite Size Horror” spots to celebrate Halloween.
With the Great British Bake Off winner revealed, Hitwise releases data crowning Lyles Golden Syrup to be the winning sponsor of this series, as data shows searches for the brand have increased 46% since the show began.
Fanta has launched an outdoor virtual reality experience for Halloween, supported by a Snapchat campaign.
Drinks giant AB InBev has unveiled a new digital ad featuring original Boddingtons star, Melanie Sykes more than 20 years after the iconic Boddingtons adverts first aired.
In EA’s latest “FIFA 18” football game Coca-Cola will be promoted through the fictional soccer star Alex Hunter, marking the first attempt at creating a character and attaching a brand and a narrative to them within a blockbuster game.
Just over a quarter (26%) of North American fast food eaters are using mobile payments, according to new research.
Smartphones are helping shoppers to find information on promotions and offers that will help them reduce the cost of their grocery shop, according to new research.
Unilever’s Marmite has launched its biggest marketing campaign to-date, challenging consumers to ‘Just Try It’ with £3m TV online and social media ads.
Domino’s is trialling self-driving delivery cars in the US, following a partnership with Ford.
Burger King is taking loyalty schemes to the next level in Russia, swapping cards and vouchers for its own has bitcoin-style cryptocurrency.
Amazon has cut prices on a range of products at its newly-acquired Whole Foods grocery chain it bought for £10.7bn earlier this year.
Unilever’s dressings brand Hellmann’s has begun testing a new direct-to-consumer model with on-demand delivery service Quiqup in a collaboration connected by Unilever Foundry.
There is only one country in the world where the most popular drink isn’t Coca-Cola, according to one rather cheeky and controversial tweet from a rival brand.
Agency pladis has unveiled plans for its biggest ever Christmas brand campaign. It’s the first time well-loved brands under the McVitie’s, Jacob’s and Carr’s master brands will come together under the campaign banner “Merry Biscuits everyone.”
A large majority (70%) of the world’s biggest brands have changed media agency contracts this year to regain control of their spend, according to new research.