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.
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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.
Kellogg’s waffle brand Eggo’s is running a promotion tied in with the launch of hit Netflix show Stranger Things 2, which features the brand.
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.
Unilever’s cleaning brand, Cif has struck a partnership with Helpling, Europe’s leading online marketplace for household services to help free up people’s time from their cleaning chores.
Pet food brand Pedigree has teamed up with Facebook to launch a customised camera effect to help raise awareness for pet adoption, just in time for October’s National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.
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.
Inspired Pet Nutrition, a family-run business whose Wagg and Harringtons brands make it the UK’s largest independent producer of dry pet food, is investing in shoppable ads and content, making it even easier for consumers to buy products directly from them.
L’Oréal has chosen Emarsys to support its digital transformation strategy by providing highly personalised and automated marketing to consumers in Hong Kong.
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.