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Ad of the Day: Coca-Cola Could the soda maker possibly 'Open happiness' between India and Pakistan?

Coca-Cola wants to help solve one of the thorniest political conflicts in the world. How? More Coca-Cola for everyone, of course. The brand today launched the latest video in its "Open…

May 20, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT

P&G Profits Up But Revenue Falls Short Packaged goods brands cites 'choppy' global market

While Procter & Gamble's profits rose 6 percent in the third quarter due to cost-cutting and gained market share in North America, revenue fell short of analyst expectations, The Washington…

April 24, 2013, 4:44 PM EDT

Ford Apologizes for Tying Women Up in Indian Ads JWT work didn't run but provokes outcry anyway

If you've been under a rock, violence against women in India has been all over the news since last December following the horrific gang rape of a young woman who…

March 25, 2013, 1:28 PM EDT

Datsun's Revival Won't Be a Nostaglia Play Brand is foreign to the countries it's entering next

Nostalgia won’t play a role in the marketing behind Datsun’s 2014 comeback. That’s because parent company Nissan hasn’t sold Datsuns before in the countries it will target first: India, Russia and…

March 11, 2013, 10:11 AM EDT

LinkedIn Hits Big Milestone; Brands Could Flock Next Networking site gets to 200 million after launching more ad products

LinkedIn has surpassed 200 million users, the firm announced today, while breaking out where they live for the benefit of advertisers and curious tech watchers. Seventy-four million are in the…

January 9, 2013, 11:24 AM EST

Billboard Spits Out Men's Dress Shirts at the Drop of a Tweet Ogilvy India stunt

Finally, a billboard that isn't someone's random personals ad. Ogilvy India covered a billboard for clothing brand Allen Solly with shirts, then wired the shirts into a computer that randomly…

December 11, 2012, 11:34 AM EST

VW's Vibrating Ad Doesn't Leave Anyone Feeling Too Excited How about that offensive tweet, too

Talk about an unfortunate ad insertion. Volkswagen of India's recent newspaper buy, including the Times of India, featured a small vibrating device and asked readers if they could "Feel the…

September 13, 2012, 10:40 AM EDT

Men's Clothing Store Called 'Hitler' Agrees to Change Its Name Owner claims ignorance of history

"I didn't know how much the name would disturb people. It was only when the store opened that I learned Hitler had killed 6 million people." That's the dubious explanation…

September 4, 2012, 10:45 AM EDT

India Gets Plenty Uptight About Ad for Vaginal Tightening Cream Message of female empowerment rings false

The commercial below for a vaginal tightening cream called 18 Again is causing a backlash in India. The spot shows a wife singing "I feel like a virgin," while dancing…

August 30, 2012, 1:53 PM EDT

BBDO Creatives Dissect Breakthrough Spots Execs from New York, London and Mumbai highlight three examples

CANNES, France—In an effort to drill down to the essence of truly great creative, David Lubars, chairman and chief creative officer of BBDO North America, convened a panel of three…

June 21, 2012, 10:59 AM EDT