Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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.

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High street fashion retailer River Island has launched a campaign seeking to raise awareness of “outdated and irrelevant” labels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 launches new shoppable ads in ecommerce push

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

Poundland “Elf Behaving Badly” advert banned by ASA

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

John Lewis, M&S, Sainsbury’s ranked in top 10 YouTube ads of 2017

YouTube's list of the top ads of 2017 have placed John Lewis, Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury's firmly in the top 10.
Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols sparks sexism debate with “great men go down” sign

Harvey Nichols has ignited a sexism debate after a disgruntled writer tweeted about a tongue-in-cheek sign.

PrettyLittleThing enters sponsorship deal with E! TV

PrettyLittleThing has launched a new partnership with pop-culture channel E! Entertainment Television.

ASA to investigate Poundland after swathe of complaints

Poundland has come under fire from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) following a sexualised Twitter campaign.

John Lewis’ Moz the Monster advert tops YouTube chart

YouTube has released its list of the top ten Christmas adverts this year, with John Lewis’s Moz the Monster edging out on top.

Feature Resource

The Ultimate Ecommerce Marketing Calendar 2020

Looking for new ways to keep your marketing campaigns fresh and relevant? With the vast number of holidays and cultural events across the globe, it...