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Baby Animal Choir Sings Yaz's 'Only You' in This Ridiculously Cute Christmas Ad McVitie's expanded menagerie

McVitie's Victoria, the British biscuits brand, has been using puppies, kittens, tarsiers and owls in ads over the past year. Now, Grey London expands the baby-animal menagerie dramatically for McVitie's…

December 4, 2014, 7:49 AM EST

The Best Ad of 2014 Was Brilliant and Subversive, and It Wasn't Even Real Inside Newcastle and Droga5's ambushing of the Super Bowl

Technically speaking, the best ad of 2014 didn’t exist. Just ask Anna Kendrick. Last January, millions of viewers watched the Academy Award nominee deliver a two-minute, profanity-laden rant that took Newcastle…

November 30, 2014, 11:00 PM EST

Diet Racism: The Official Drink of Brands That Just Don't Get It Do not buy for your social media manager

The official drink of the Washington Redskins … and Dave & Buster's? College Humor created this fake ad a little while back for Diet Racism—the drink that has all the sweet…

November 20, 2014, 11:11 AM EST

General Mills Scraps '100% Natural' Label After Multiple Lawsuits Repackaging Nature Valley granola bars

As the American food industry continues to debate what a "natural" ingredient really is, General Mills Inc. agreed to drop the term from boxes of Nature Valley granola bars and…

November 19, 2014, 5:28 PM EST

Dave & Buster's Just Posted a Tweet It's Going to Regret for a Long Time How does this stuff get through?

And your massive brand Twitter fail of the day goes to … Dave & Buster's! To advertise its Taco Tuesday, the restaurant chain made a joke that pretty clearly went over…

November 18, 2014, 1:40 PM EST

Here Is How the Coke Vs. Pepsi Battle Plays Out on YouTube One gets huge engagement, the other draws far more subscribers

Virool today is rolling out two free tools, dubbed ChannelWatch and VideoSpy, for digital video marketers that help them analyze how brands fare against one another. Since YouTube is a…

November 18, 2014, 11:28 AM EST

This Apple Store in London Looks Just Like a Regular Apple Store, Except It Sells Real Apples Borough Market's delightful stunt

Don't come looking for free WiFi. This Apple Store doesn't have it. That's because it sells real apples—the nontechnological kind. London's Borough Market, one of the oldest markets in the U.K., is…

November 18, 2014, 9:58 AM EST

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Is Rebranding Ciroc for the Millennial Mindset The vodka's new message is more about 'we' than 'me,' says the mogul

Sean "Diddy" Combs has always been a hip-hop marketing pioneer, extending his brand into fashion in the late '90s and top-shelf liquors in recent years. Since 2009, he's helped Diageo's Ciroc…

November 17, 2014, 12:02 AM EST

Fatburger Thrives by Opening Its Doors Overseas Entering dangerous territory

While many U.S. companies avoid expansion into politically unstable locations, one American chain is flourishing in some of the world's most turbulent countries. Fatburger, a Los Angeles-based food franchise, has…

November 14, 2014, 11:53 AM EST

Wil Wheaton, Giant Beer Geek, Humorously Introduces Newcastle's Scotch Ale A new beer that 'does not suck'

Newcastle has tapped Wil Wheaton as its latest anti-advertising star, enlisting the actor and Internet folk hero for a couple of amusing online videos introducing a new Scotch Ale. Wheaton does…

November 12, 2014, 10:46 AM EST

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