The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has ruled that ads featuring high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) will be banned across under 16s-media, following a past ruling for TV.
Like police boxes and post boxes, phone boxes are a British high street staple. Now, abandoned ones are being replaced with InLinks, boxes that offer free digital services.
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for advertising – especially with the announcement that UK ad spending in the digital sphere is still increasing, despite the threat of Brexit. Here are 3 campaigns that caught our interest, and show how the medium continues to evolve and challenge.
Even just a few months into 2017, brands are already making their mark in the world of advertising. Here are 3 that, for better or worse, caught our attention.
Worn, dated and unoriginal: a copywriting perspective on why idioms aren’t always the best option for that SS17 campaign.
Celebrating the tradition of April Fool’s jokes, here’s our round-up for this year – from cars to comics.
YouTube has found itself the source of scandal over its dated and ineffective algorithms – whether through hiding innocent content in YouTube’s “restricted mode”, or embarrassing brands over ad placement.
It was announced this week that the Nokia 3310 – perhaps the definitive mobile of our time, bar the iPhone – is being reissued. While it may seem surprising, it’s just the latest brand to capitalise on the nostalgic trend, with a stream of seemingly defunct names and products enjoying resurgence.
Today, we’ve gone into the realms of Bad Design to show that big brands – like London 2012, Hershey’s and airbnb – aren’t always exemplary.
We’ve gone full-Christmas here at the Retail Radar, and thought we’d share some of the beautifully-dressed windows spotted around the globe in trendy capitals London, Paris and New York.