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The New Zealand Herald
Topless advert for luxury menswear range labelled sexistme." Von Dadelszen said his campaign was nothing like the one pulled by jewell
Topless advert for luxury menswear range labelled sexist
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
me." Von Dadelszen said his campaign was nothing like the one pulled by jewellery brand I Love Ugly last year. The local men's fashion label pulled jewellery adverts showing naked women following a complaint to the Advertising Standards Author... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow embroiled in 'legal name fraud' mysteryIt links to another website, which gives her full name as Kate Renee Thompson a
Barrow embroiled in 'legal name fraud' mystery
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
It links to another website, which gives her full name as Kate Renee Thompson and provides a Canadian email address. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has confirmed it had received seven complaints about the posters on the basis that they... Read more
3d
The Times & The Sunday Times
No need to snip circumcision ad: ASAis a public service announcement (PSA)‚ aimed at promoting voluntary medical ma
No need to snip circumcision ad: ASA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
is a public service announcement (PSA)‚ aimed at promoting voluntary medical male circumcision. Dhlamini complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the ad was offensive and inappropriate for children‚ but the advertising watchdog... Read more
5d
Eye Witness News
ASA rules Ford must adjust marketing SUV fuel consumptionthe ASA ordering Ford to adjust fuel related marketing for the vehicle. YouTub
ASA rules Ford must adjust marketing SUV fuel consumption
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
the ASA ordering Ford to adjust fuel related marketing for the vehicle. YouTube screengrab of Ford logo. CAPE TOWN – The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled Ford must adjust claimed fuel consumption for an SUV. The owner of a Kuga... Read more
10d
North-West Evening Mail
Barrow mum defies doubters of competition to scoop family holidaythe letters C, D or K to complete many of the spellings of popular destinations
Barrow mum defies doubters of competition to scoop family holiday
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
the letters C, D or K to complete many of the spellings of popular destinations. After more than 100 complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority by consumers, the TV advert starring football star Gary Lineker has been pulled. However,... Read more
10d
Fortune
Watch This Audi Ad That Was Banned In The U.K.A TV commercial for Audi’s R8 supercar has recently been pulled after the Adver
Watch This Audi Ad That Was Banned In The U.K.
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
A TV commercial for Audi’s R8 supercar has recently been pulled after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said it promoted reckless driving. The ASA is an independent regulator of advertising across all media in the United Kingdom, according... Read more
11d
Irish Examiner
Walkers crisps ad banned because competition it promotes is 'virtually impossible to win'of all of the locations. Many took to social media to voice their disappointmen
Walkers crisps ad banned because competition it promotes is 'virtually impossible to win'
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
of all of the locations. Many took to social media to voice their disappointment. The advert has now been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after it officially concluded the competition withheld certain letters which were... Read more
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11d
International Business Times
Walkers crisps Spell and Go holiday competition banned amid claims it was 'impossible to win'the promotion, it said there were enough C, D or K "type one" letters in circul
Walkers crisps Spell and Go holiday competition banned amid claims it was 'impossible to win'
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
the promotion, it said there were enough C, D or K "type one" letters in circulation to allow for 20,000 winners. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the watchdog investigating the complaints, said it was satisfied type one letters had... Read more
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11d
Wakefield Today
Walkers slammed by watchdog over ‘Spell & Go’ crisps holiday promoin the competition that many crisp lovers say was virtually impossible to win.
Walkers slammed by watchdog over ‘Spell & Go’ crisps holiday promo
Wakefield Today / Posted 11 days ago
in the competition that many crisp lovers say was virtually impossible to win. Now the promotion has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), and Walkers has been told to ensure significant terms and conditions for all aspects... Read more
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11d
Law Society Gazette
CMC rapped by watchdog over misleading adscompany to be sanctioned by advertising watchdogs over misleading ads about com
CMC rapped by watchdog over misleading ads
Law Society Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
company to be sanctioned by advertising watchdogs over misleading ads about compensation. Lloyds Bank complained to the Advertising Standards Authority about a sponsored tweet from a regional press publication’s Twitter account and a website for... Read more
11d
Belfast Telegraph
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
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11d
North-West Evening Mail
Walkers crisps Spell and Go holiday comp 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers crisps Spell and Go holiday comp 'misled' consumers
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
Daily Star
Gary Lineker Walkers Crisps ad BANNED over ‘impossible to win’ holiday compit seemed impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some
Gary Lineker Walkers Crisps ad BANNED over ‘impossible to win’ holiday comp
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
it seemed impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority that the competition held back certain letters needed to spell out the destinations. Others... Read more
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11d
USA Today
Too racy? This Audi TV ad was banned in the U.K.for Audi's R8 supercar has been banned in Great Britain because it's too racy.
Too racy? This Audi TV ad was banned in the U.K.
USA Today / Posted 11 days ago
for Audi's R8 supercar has been banned in Great Britain because it's too racy. But not that kind of racy. Rather, the Advertising Standards Authority decided the ad should be yanked after a complaint that it associated speed with excitement.... Read more
11d
BBC News
Walkers crisps competition advert banned by watchdoghave been clearer". Destinations on offer included New York, Hong Kong or Sri
Walkers crisps competition advert banned by watchdog
BBC News / Posted 11 days ago
have been clearer". Destinations on offer included New York, Hong Kong or Sri Lanka. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition withheld certain letters needed to spell out the... Read more
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11d
Bolton News
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
Wandsworth Guardian
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
St Albans & Harpenden Review
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
North-West Evening Mail
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
Croydon Guardian
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
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11d
Hampshire Chronicle
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
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11d
This is Oxfordshire
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
Lancashire Telegraph
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
The News and Star
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
Northern Echo
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersSome 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that th
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Northern Echo / Posted 11 days ago
Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and Facebook page as well as on product packaging and on television, withheld certain letters... Read more
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11d
West Moreland Gazette
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
Kingston Guardian
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Kingston Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
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11d
Daily Mirror
'Misleading' Walkers competition ad banned over 'impossible to win' holidayfor the chance to win a holiday. Lineker promotes the Spell & Go competition
'Misleading' Walkers competition ad banned over 'impossible to win' holiday
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
for the chance to win a holiday. Lineker promotes the Spell & Go competition Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
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11d
Oxford Mail
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
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11d
Streatham Guardian
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Streatham Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
Bury Times
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Bury Times / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
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11d
Gazette
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
guardian-series
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
guardian-series / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
28 related stories
11d
Harrow Times
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Harrow Times / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
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11d
This is West Country
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
This is West Country / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
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11d
Gazette News
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumersimpossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the pl
Walkers Crisps Spell and Go holiday competition 'misled' consumers
Gazette News / Posted 11 days ago
impossible to get the letters C, D or K to complete the names of some of the places. Some 112 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the competition, advertised in May on the Walkers website, Twitter account and... Read more
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12d
Bury Times
PICTURES: New women's clothes shop coming to Burysponsored content or an advertising feature, we're to presume that no monies we
PICTURES: New women's clothes shop coming to Bury
Bury Times / Posted 12 days ago
sponsored content or an advertising feature, we're to presume that no monies were paid for this article to appear (as the Advertising Standards Authority requires). There's other recent articles here that promoted products from McDonalds,... Read more
13d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Ad about double-cab bakkie deal ‘misleading'‚ ASA findsThomas on a wild goose chase‚ the car manufacturing company was rebuked for “mi
Ad about double-cab bakkie deal ‘misleading'‚ ASA finds
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
Thomas on a wild goose chase‚ the car manufacturing company was rebuked for “misleading consumers”. According to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Directorate‚ the advertisement featured an image of the vehicle that read "Get a Real... Read more
15d
Oxford Mail
Investigation after 'shocking' horror film trailer was shown before children's movieand is now afraid of being in the dark. It is just very frustrating." She comp
Investigation after 'shocking' horror film trailer was shown before children's movie
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
and is now afraid of being in the dark. It is just very frustrating." She complained to Cineworld and has spoken to the Advertising Standards Authority which is investigating. Jennifer Giff, Cineworld spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that... Read more
15d
Daily Dispatch
Telkom rapped over knuckles for ‘Boltspeed’ claimUsain Bolt training with a young boy in an athletics stadium saw Telkom rapped
Telkom rapped over knuckles for ‘Boltspeed’ claim
Daily Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
Usain Bolt training with a young boy in an athletics stadium saw Telkom rapped over the knuckles once again by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) this week. In the latest round in the telecommunications advertising war‚ Vodacom... Read more
15d
Auto Spies
Audi Has This UK R8 Ad Banned For Promoting Irresponsible DrivingA disturbed viewer has turned to the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA)
Audi Has This UK R8 Ad Banned For Promoting Irresponsible Driving
Auto Spies / Posted 15 days ago
A disturbed viewer has turned to the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after viewing an advert for the Audi R8, which, in turn, had it banned from the web. Created by Bartle Bogle Hegarty advertising agency, the footage showed a CGI eyeball... Read more
16d
The Times & The Sunday Times
How a red velvet cake caused adverts to be half-bakedAllison found discrepancies in the bakery's advertising and product labelling‚
How a red velvet cake caused adverts to be half-baked
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
Allison found discrepancies in the bakery's advertising and product labelling‚ and laid a complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). On its website‚ Château Gâteaux claims that it is obsessed with food safety and... Read more
16d
AutoExpress
New Audi R8 ad banned by the ASAA new advert for the Audi R8 has been banned by the Advertising Standards Autho
New Audi R8 ad banned by the ASA
AutoExpress / Posted 16 days ago
A new advert for the Audi R8 has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority. The ad, which depicted an eyeball contracting and dilating as the supercar accelerated through its gears, was pulled after the authority declared it breached... Read more
18d
The Register
UK local govt body blasts misleading broadband speed adswhether providers are adhering to its specifications, especially during peak ho
UK local govt body blasts misleading broadband speed ads
The Register / Posted 18 days ago
whether providers are adhering to its specifications, especially during peak hours. Earlier this year, regulatory body the Advertising Standards Authority said it was "strengthening" its approach to advertised fixed broadband price claims to avoid... Read more
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19d
Computer Business Review
Vodafone scraps broadband line rental charges in UK firstit's simply combining the charge into its fibre pricing." "This is because bro
Vodafone scraps broadband line rental charges in UK first
Computer Business Review / Posted 19 days ago
it's simply combining the charge into its fibre pricing." "This is because broadband providers are under pressure from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to change advertised pricing so customers see a cost per month that includes line... Read more
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19d
The Register
Vodafone bins line rental charges as it moves onto TalkTalk's turfcustomers, which means users will not have to pay for landline connections to r
Vodafone bins line rental charges as it moves onto TalkTalk's turf
The Register / Posted 19 days ago
customers, which means users will not have to pay for landline connections to receive internet access. From October, the Advertising Standards Authority and regulator Ofcom will require providers to advertise their service prices by including the... Read more
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21d
Thame Gazette
Asda’s nappy rash ad banneda successful complaint to watchdogs by a rival. Procter & Gamble (P&G), the ma
Asda’s nappy rash ad banned
Thame Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
a successful complaint to watchdogs by a rival. Procter & Gamble (P&G), the makers of Pampers nappies, complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about two adverts on Asda’s own website for products in the supermarket’s ‘Little... Read more
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21d
Aylesbury Today
Asda’s nappy rash ad banneda successful complaint to watchdogs by a rival. Procter & Gamble (P&G), the ma
Asda’s nappy rash ad banned
Aylesbury Today / Posted 21 days ago
a successful complaint to watchdogs by a rival. Procter & Gamble (P&G), the makers of Pampers nappies, complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about two adverts on Asda’s own website for products in the supermarket’s ‘Little... Read more
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21d
Luton Today
Asda’s nappy rash ad banneda successful complaint to watchdogs by a rival. Procter & Gamble (P&G), the ma
Asda’s nappy rash ad banned
Luton Today / Posted 21 days ago
a successful complaint to watchdogs by a rival. Procter & Gamble (P&G), the makers of Pampers nappies, complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about two adverts on Asda’s own website for products in the supermarket’s ‘Little... Read more
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21d
Banbury Guardian
Asda’s nappy rash ad banneda successful complaint to watchdogs by a rival. Procter & Gamble (P&G), the ma
Asda’s nappy rash ad banned
Banbury Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
a successful complaint to watchdogs by a rival. Procter & Gamble (P&G), the makers of Pampers nappies, complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about two adverts on Asda’s own website for products in the supermarket’s ‘Little... Read more
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