Marketing and advertising - Archive

March 2019 articles

An advert for payday lender Peachy has been banned for using uncertainty around Brexit to encourage consumers to stockpile food. [...]

20 March

Advertising veteran Sir Martin Sorrell has said the board of WPP “finally came to their senses” over his £2m bonus, which [...]

19 March

Chocolate manufacturer Cadbury has scrapped an ad campaign following complaints it encouraged children to carry out “illegal [...]

19 March

Is the proposed ban on TV junk food ads before 9pm just another example of nanny state regulation? [...]

19 March

Out-of-home advertising firm Ocean Outdoor has posted double-figure revenue and profit growth after a year of rapid expansion. [...]

19 March

International trade in UK advertising services reached £6.9bn in 2017 as the sector’s global standing continues to grow, a [...]

19 March

Stem cell firm Widecells has enlisted the help of three former Unilad executives to launch a new media marketing firm as part [...]

18 March

Media giant News UK today said it has launched The Fifth, an independent full-service influencer marketing agency. [...]

18 March

When people think about television, they probably think of the BBC and UK programmes with global appeal, like Downton Abbey and [...]

18 March

Sir Martin Sorrell’s new advertising venture S4 Capital has posted a large rise in revenue for the year after a string of acquisitions [...]

18 March

The EU’s competition commission is set to hit Google with another fine following an investigation into its advertising business. [...]

15 March

Google removed 2.3bn ads last year for violating its policies on fraud and misinformation, the company said today. [...]

14 March

The government will call on the competition regulator to launch an inquiry into the digital advertising sector amid concerns [...]

13 March

A Sky Bet advert starring football presenter Jeff Stelling has been banned by the industry watchdog over fears it could lead [...]

13 March

Digital advertising firm Ocean Outdoor has snapped up two Dutch out-of-home firms in a deal worth roughly €51m (£43.5m). [...]

12 March