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Barbie Suddenly Looks (More) Normal, Right in Line With the Marketing Zeitgeist

After 50 years of sporting an oft-criticized combo of thin waist, thin limbs and large breasts, Barbie finally has a new body. Actually, a few new bodies. The new Barbie Fashionistas…

Mercedes-Benz's Hilariously Fun Fashion Week Ad Stars Michel Gaubert and His Mini-Me

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin is upon us. And in keeping with the flourish and expense of the event, it would be natural to expect beautiful ads showcasing beautiful people in…

Penningtons Has a Hit With a Full-Figured Yogi Who Puts Your Shaky Headstand to Shame

Canadian clothing company Penningtons is the latest among a growing number of brands waving the body-positive banner. Its most recent activewear spot, created by lg2, showcases a bad-ass plus-size woman…

Coca-Cola's Ingenious Holiday Bottle Has a Label You Pull Into a Festive Bow

Can a classic drink be a gift in itself? Coca-Cola's new Christmas campaign in the U.K. includes "bow bottles"—1.75-liter containers with a label that transforms into a bow. And while lots…

Ad of the Day: This Yogurt Ad Touches a Nerve, but Do Moms Love It or Hate It?

Müller tries some arch humor

Moms are a huge, powerful consumer target, and Müller Yogurt USA's newest spot, "Sanity Is Served," is targeted directly at them. But it seems to be leaving them divided. In the…

This French Ad, Aimed at Celebrating Women, Is Ridiculed for Stereotyping Them Instead

Here's a new one: An anti-sexism ad has been pulled for being, well, sexist. French TV station France 3 pulled its latest campaign after widespread criticism. The offending ad shows a…

Artist Fixes Bratz Dolls by Turning Them Into Iconic, Inspiring Women

Bratz Dolls, the polarizing children's toys known for their heavy makeup, pouty lips, and ability to give sensible adults a general feeling of discomfort, have just gotten a makeover. And…

Kids Are Given Toy Cars That Can't Crash in This Amusingly Mean Mercedes-Benz Ad

Mercedes-Benz's new ad doubles as a social experiment for children. The automaker installed heavy-duty magnets inside toy cars to highlight its Brake Assist System PLUS. The video then shows kids—who are…

Campbell's Cleverly Used Star Wars in Gay-Themed Ad, but the Comments Are on the Dark Side

Campbell Soup Company's newest ad, featuring its Star Wars inspired soup, is centered around a popular line from the movie, although maybe not in the way that you'd think. The…

Dozens of Women Leaders Star in The Limited's Fall Fashion Campaign

Women's clothing brand The Limited has launched its fall 2015 line, and women business execs are the faces of it. With help from agency YARD, The Limited picked over 60…

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