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Topic: Burger King

5 Bizarre and Innovative Digital Stunts by Fast-Food Brands

Blurring the line between marketing and weird

In terms of building online buzz, fast-food marketers have tried some seriously strange tactics in recent years. While challenged by slumping sales and increasingly competitive fast-casual restaurants, fast-food brands lead the…

Quiz: Can You Match the Fast-Food Chain With Its Old-School Tagline?

McDonald's, Burger King, Arby's and more

It's hard to forget a fast-food chain's tagline. The ads are everywhere, the restaurants are everywhere and those jingles are so darn catchy. But long after they're gone, can you…

Burger King Unveils Its First TV Commercial With the King in More Than 4 Years

Comeback for the character?

You can't keep a good King down. Burger King's creepy, plastic-faced King character, who was sidelined from TV ads four years ago, will return Monday night in prime time in a…

Fast-Food Mascots That Should Live Again, and Who Should Stay Dead

If it's Mascot Madness, then long live Mayor McCheese!

Last week, KFC gave Colonel Harland Sanders a makeover, tapping SNL veteran Darrell Hammond for the return. Earlier this month, McDonald's brought back the Hamburglar, who was simultaneously reviled and loved.  Are fast-food brands…

Ad of the Day: Burger King Is Letting a Live Chicken Determine Who Gets Chicken Fries

Gloria chooses which towns will eat her own kind

At Burger King, a hen named Gloria tops the pecking order when it comes to deciding which restaurant will serve Chicken Fries. In an unusual marketing stunt designed to get tongues…

Can You Identify All These Famous Logos Redesigned by an Artist Into Chinese?

Project shows how secondary words can be

Turkish artist Mehmet Gozetlik has created a fascinating study in iconography with his latest work, titled "Chinatown," where he deconstructs popular Western-based logos and reinterprets them in Chinese. The resulting work…

Oh, Snap! Burger King Tweets a Little Snark About Outgoing McDonald's CEO

It's unusual to see references to executives in rivals' social streams

One day after McDonald's revealed that CEO Don Thompson was stepping down after a bad year for the fast-food chain, its chief competitor went there. We always welcome everyone. pic.twitter.com/KTmwCARsky — Burger…

Burger King Surprised Apartment Hunters With One Whopper of a Kitchen Upgrade

A fully staffed restaurant, just for you

If you're apartment hunting for a three bedroom/two bath/one Burger King, this might be the spot for you. Spanish agency La Despensa equipped a tasty pad in downtown Madrid with a…

After You See This Virtual Tour of Horizon Media, You Might Want to Work There

Agency has a theater and yoga studio

At the corner of Grand and Varick streets lies One Hudson Square, an Art Deco factory-turned-office building that won landmark status last year. It's also home to Horizon Media—one of…

See How the Top Fast-Food Chains Are Performing on Facebook and If Fans Are Liking It

Subway proves engagement is what matters

From posting pictures of perfectly styled burgers to responding to consumers' seemingly never-ending complaints, fast-food restaurants' use of social media runs the gamut. To better understand how effective social media really…

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