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Shrine-Side Advertising issues profit warning following celeb death downturn

The company that sells advertising space alongside high-profile floral tributes has issued a profit warning after a slowdown in celebrity deaths. Shares in the firm have fallen almost 50% since their March 2009 ‘Jade Goody’ peak of 425p.

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Posted: Feb 10th, 2011
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Johnson & Johnson switch to negative marketing

Global health care products giant Johnson & Johnson today confirmed that they will be replacing their ‘No More Tears’ slogan with the message ‘Loreal Kids’ products eat your children’s eyes out’.

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Posted: May 24th, 2010
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Cosmetics firms in crisis as woman questions science behind anti-wrinkle cream ad

Global cosmetics firms are concerned by the news that ordinary people have begun to question whether their advertisements contain real science, or are just spurious computer-generated images of fictitious molecules doing impossible things to wrinkly old skin.

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Posted: Feb 6th, 2010
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Watchdog rules adverts for hearing aids ‘too loud’

Maybe should have used sign languageThe advert, featuring a man shouting ‘ARE YOU HARD OF HEARING?’, left one person with bleeding ears and a number answering, ‘I am now.’

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Posted: Sep 10th, 2009
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Spam luncheon meat company admits email campaign ‘a disaster’

It's safest not to open‘If I didn’t know better, I’d say the emails weren’t getting through for some reason,’ said the company’s Head of Marketing.

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Posted: Jun 1st, 2009
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