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The Sweden number is slowly failing, just like #Call Brussels did

I keep telling people who work in advertising to "get out of advertising", to find their inspiration elsewhere. Talk to real people, enjoy art in galleries, spend time with retirees, go to soccer games - in short, be where the target market actually is, in the real world.

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GAP Kids pulls and apologized for ad people thought racist. Nobody blinked at last years ad.

GAP Kids and Ellen DeGeneres have been making their "girl power" fun filled ads for a two years now, each ad showing kids of all sizes and, yes, ethnicities who aren't just pretty faces on a billboard but also are skater queens, drummers, dancers, DJ's, astronomers and little humanitari

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Robert Dyas Gay/Bi/Straight vs Red House Black & White furniture

A chain of hardware shops in the UK wants you to know they're ready to serve you, whether you're gay, straight or bi. In fact their range of gay, straight and bi sales staff will be more than happy to help. What's going on, and where did this bonkers piece of communication come from?

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Princess Leia / Carrie Fischer urges people to "get a life" instead of being offended over a Lord's Prayer ad

General Leia, that is Carrie Fischer, was not pleased when she heard about the "LordsPrayer" advert being "banned" from showing before airings of Star Wars 7.

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Librarians upset by Airbnb's tone in new poster campaign

"Dear Public Library System, Please use the $12 million n hotel taxes to keep the library open later." - so reads one of the headlines in Airbnb's new poster campaign. Other headlines ask public works for "more bike lanes, like this one" or nudge the board of education to keep art in schools.

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