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  • Husband Hunting shoes? Really Nine West? Shoe giant scolded for outdated ads
    Husband Hunting shoes? Really Nine West? Shoe giant scolded for outdated ads
    Nine West’s latest marketing angle – “Husband Hunting” shoes and a whole collection of ill-named wares – is coming in so low with customers that NW's approach may crash and burn before it even gets off the ground....
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    WALA-TV broadcasts manipulated advertisement for local bathtub stores
    WALA-TV broadcast a blurry and horizontally stretched advertisement for the Spa & Tub Manufacturers stores in Chickasaw, Alabama (north of Mobile) and Gautier, Mississippi (southwest of Mobile) during one of the commercial breaks for their...
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    Former WKRG-TV news presenter/reporter appears in another 'infomercial'
    WKRG-TV recently broadcast a new "Marketplace 5" advertisement (or "infomercial") with their former news presenter and reporter Jessica Taloney promoting the company Spotswood's Tree Service in Daphne, Alabama, with...
  • The real danger of Photoshopping in advertisements
    The real danger of Photoshopping in advertisements
    In the last month a time-lapse video showing the extreme makeover of UK actress Sally Gifford Piper has gone viral. The video, directed by Tim Piper for GlobalDemocracy.com, exposes the drastic physical alterations made possible by using a...
  • ‘The Fast and The Furious’: Movie 7 will still be produced but delayed presently
    Fans are upset with cologne ad of Paul Walker after hearing of his passing
    Fans are really upset and hitting Twitter hard with comments after seeing an advertisement during the December 1 soccer game. Fans think it is in bad taste just one day after learning of about the death of the “The Fast and the Furious&rdquo...
  • Army average looking women
    Army's 'average looking women': A shameful ad ploy to attract women recruits?
    The Army’s "average looking women" in its advertisements is a scheme to get more ladies into combat boots, reports Yahoo! Finance on Tuesday.Beauty queens and armed women in fatigues evidently is not a good sell, and the Army is...
  • How to Effectively Advertise a Job
    How to Effectively Advertise a Job
    Times are hard in the business world. As much attention is paid to the fact that the job market is overflowing with qualified candidates, it is easy to overlook the difficulties faced by companies who are looking to recruit new staff. The wide...
  • DogBreedCartoon.com
    DogBreedCartoon.com
    Hey dog enthusiasts, authors, graphic artists or just about anyone else, there is a whole new game in town and it is called DogBreedCartoon (all one word) and it is located on the internet. They have all types of canine products and designs that...
  • Swiffer ad: Sexist advertisement pulled
    Swiffer ad: Sexist advertisement pulled
    Procter & Gamble is working to pull a sexist Swiffer ad. The ad featured World War Two icon Rosie the Riveter wielding a mop. According to MSN on June 5, 2013, generated a large amount of negative feedback."The original poster shows a...
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    Former news reporter and news presenter for WKRG-TV appears in infomercial
    On Monday, June 3rd, WKRG-TV broadcast a local advertising segment (or infomercial) called "Marketplace 5" immediately after the end of their local 12:00 p.m. newscast from 12:25 p.m. until 12:28 p.m. (WKRG-TV had occasionally broadcast...
  • PlayStation 4 marketing material spotted across the UK
    PlayStation 4 marketing material spotted across the UK
    The advertising hype train has begun! Just days after Sony trolled Microsoft during their Xbox One reveal with a birage of tweets and marking hyperbole, Sony has now begun marketing the PlayStation 4 across Europe.The first set...
  • Sony may finally be pushing the PS4 come May. Lets see if they can deliver.
    Rumor: Sony to advertise the PlayStation 4 at the UEFA Champions League in May
    Sony has been unquestionably quiet regarding their upcoming PlayStation 4 since it's reveal last February. At the time, it seemed like Sony had the whole "media blitz" down, becoming the most viewed advertisement on Youtube for the...
  • McDonalds attempts another Twitter campaign
    McDonald's attempts another Twitter campaign for Pro Bowl
    McDonald’s is going for a trial and error Twitter hashtag campaign again. It is coinciding with their first television advertisement. The advertisement tells viewers to join the conversation via Twitter. The advertising campaign began Monday...
  • A Belgian TV commercial and The Sound of Music
    A Belgian TV commercial and The Sound of Music
    Wow!The 4 minute and 15 second ad begins with a screen which says, "Another great TV Commercial selected by culturepub."The scene begins with a crowd in a rather large building and text populates a somewhat ghosted image. The music...
  • Dior and Natalie Portman ad banned
    Dior and Natalie Portman ad banned
    The Advertising Standards Authority known as the ASA has stepped in and banned an advertisement featuring Natalie Portman for Dior. The advertisement promoted the 'Dior Show New Look Mascara.' Dior is accused of altering the appearance of...