Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Argos

Argos slammed by ASA over “free” addons

Argos has been taken to task by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after it advertised addons as “free”.
Free Delivery

ASA slams retailers for “misleading” free delivery ads

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has slammed retailers making “misleading” free delivery claims imposing strict rules.
Marketing

Marketing: What happens when it goes wrong?

Marketing mistakes are nothing new, and it's plain to see that even huge retailers can still slip up.
Advertising

Advertising watchdog slams Amazon over 4 “misleading” ads

Four adverts on Amazon have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over “misleading” savings claims.
Boots

Boots voted top brand among women despite contraceptive pill scandal

Boots has been voted the UK’s top brand among women, overtaking last year’s winner Marks & Spencer.
Fox Hunting

Tesco removes fox hunting costume following boycott threats

Tesco has sparked major controversy on social media over a children’s fox hunting costume and has been threatened with a boycott.
advert

Aldi’s Christmas alcohol advert banned

Aldi’s Christmas advert for alcohol has been banned for having a “strong appeal to audiences under the age of 18” by the Advertis
River Island

Retail Gazette Loves: River Island’s “Labels are for Clothes” campaign

High street fashion retailer River Island has launched a campaign seeking to raise awareness of “outdated and irrelevant” labels
Instagram

Instagram launches new shoppable ads in ecommerce push

Instagram has pushed further into the ecommerce world launching a new shoppable advert system dubbed “collection” campaigns.
Elf

Poundland “Elf Behaving Badly” advert banned by ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has voted to ban Poundland’s controversial “Elf Behaving Badly” campaign.

Feature Resource

Four Pillars of Customer Loyalty – 2018 Loyalty Forecast

Why 1 In 3 Shoppers Don’t Care If You Call Them By Their Name Shoppers are demanding. With an oversaturation of online and in-store options, any...