How well do you know Mad Men’s ad campaigns?


With Mad Men drawing to a close after eight years of compelling characters, it’s the perfect time to see how well you know the ad campaigns and pitches featured in the hit show.

Adweek’s new quiz covers some of Mad Men’s most iconic moments, including Don and Peggy’s rival Heinz pitches.

Play the quiz here to see how many inspired advertising campaigns you remember.

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UberEATS launches with mouthwatering ad


Uber is expanding its services to the meal delivery business, starting with a delicious-looking ad.

The famous on-demand ride app has launched a new service called ‘UberEATS’, promising swift deliveries in no more than ten minutes.

As part of the launch, a mouthwatering ad, ‘From Tap to Table in Minutes’, showcases succulent food with lingering shots to stir up excitement.

UberEATS is currently available in a few major cities, such as New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Barcelona.

Watch the ad below and tell us if UberEATS should come to your town.

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Tube station renamed in landmark marketing deal


A London Underground station was renamed for a day for a ‘landmark’ sponsorship deal with the London Marathon.

Canada Water station was renamed to Buxton Water last Sunday, using the hashtag #withyoualltheway to mark the brand’s sponsorship of the Virgin Money London Marathon.

Head of Marketing at Nestlé Waters UK, Caroline Juin, said: “renaming a London Underground station Buxton Water on the day of the marathon not only showcases our commitment to the event but raises awareness of the importance of drinking enough water, whether it be on your daily commute or running a marathon.”

Find out more about the renaming here and tell us if you think it was a worthwhile stunt.

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The Unique Connection


A jewellery brand has unveiled a very sweet advert as part of its latest campaign.

Pandora’s video ‘The Unique Connection’, which celebrates the unique bond between mother and child. 

In the advert, children are asked to recognise their mothers while blindfolded, tying into the brand’s theme of ‘every woman is unique’.

Watch the advert below and tell us what you think.

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Hunt for the Pump


Reebok has launched its latest campaign, in partnership with Instagram.

The footwear company has revealed a social game called ‘Hunt for the Pump’, giving you the chance to win a pair of Reebok ZPump Fusion sneakers.

Followers of the brand on Instagram can take a virtual run through San Francisco, by clicking on pumps hidden in landmarks.

To enter the game, you need to follow the @zpump_startingline Instagram account – the campaign will be running until 11 May.

Watch the launch video below and tell us if you’ll be taking part.

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Say it with Chocolate


Cadbury has unveiled its latest in-store promotion in London airports.

The confectionary brand’s ‘Say it with Chocolate’ campaign lets consumers personalise the iconic Dairy Milk bar in Heathrow and Stansted.

You can choose between six different stickers, saying phrases such as ‘thank you’ or ‘congrats’, to apply to a gift sleeve.

The promotion will run from April to June at Stansted and from September to November at Heathrow.

Find out more about the campaign here and let us know if you’ll be personalising your chocolate.

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Snow graffiti in Chicago


The Mexico Tourism Board has taken advantage of the cold weather in Chicago by creating unusual works of art advertising the country as the perfect destination to visit to escape the winter.

With the help of local street artist NosE Lanariz, the Board made ‘billboards’ from the fallen snow, creating slogans like ‘Come melt under the sun’ with a link to Mexico Tourism Board’s site.

Have a look at the video below to discover the unique ads and tell us what you think.

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