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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:23

Who do we trust? Daily our faith is challenged as the reputations of famous figures and institutions are found to be wanting.

The respected advertising giant Sir Martin Sorrell has pointed to a career as an MP almost being the lowest trusted profession in the UK, beaten into last place only by journalism.

A new study has found that UK consumers are among the most sceptical in the world when it comes to brand advertising, with fewer than two in 10 believing what companies tell them.

The...

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:16

We know it’s a serious subject but sometimes you just have to take your (Mexican)hat off to marketing opportunism.

Mighty Taco, a fast-food chain of Mexican restaurants,  has banned the Russian president Vladimir Putin from its branches until he stops “picking on people”, following the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

The company, which has 23 sites in western New York, posted a message on its Facebook page forbidding...