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This Local Government is turning parking fines into inspiring Christmas spirit

The Lexington Parking Authority in Kentucky, USA has launched a brilliant ‘Food for Fines’ program It’s not often the concept of a parking ticket and inspiring brand engagement appear in the same line of thought, but that’s exactly what this innovative thinking parking authority in…

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Fashion Retail Meets Technology in Ralph Lauren's New Smart Dressing Rooms

The Smart Technology Trend Continues for Retail Brands As retail brands continue to look at innovating their spaces to create stronger and more engaging customer experiences, Ralph Lauren in New York has gone high tech.

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Little Fish workshop – Engaging our brand with our culture 

Truly Deeply and 14 student and grads participated in the Little Fish self promotional workshop last Wednesday evening. After a really exciting session, we had a wonderful response from both staff and students. We take a quick look at where the idea came from and how…

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30 disturbing old ads you'd never see on Madmen

What were they thinking? Frighteningly Insulting Retro Advertising. If advertising campaigns reflect the values of society at a particular point in time, then these ads from last century show us what a racist, sexist, ignorant and insulting hundred-odd-years they were. From selling fire-arms to children,…

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Arnott’s fine for misleading packaging a warning to other brands

Iconic Aussie biscuit brand caught out for misleading customers with inflated health claims on pack. Arnott’s has been fined $51,000 by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for claims on its Light & Crispy packaging. If you are making claims on your packaging you might…

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Aunt Maggie’s – a brand bringing the community a little soul and some great produce

An authentic retail brand experience is what you’ll get when you walk in to an Aunt Maggie’s store. Aunt Maggie’s organic food store is a brand that fills your heart and tummy with goodness. All the best produce and a wide selection of organic and…

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Creative Recruiters Interview Series talks to Truly Deeply Founder Dave Ansett

The Interview Series : Part One from Creative Recruiters Creative Recruiters is part of a wide and eclectic industry occupied by some truly extraordinary people, many of them brimming with wisdom and insight. They decided we’d ask some of these leaders, sages and expert practitioners…

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Food photography and manipulation in advertising: Why do we accept knowingly being lied to?

The rise of photo manipulation is changing our perception of the images we see all around us, but are these changes for better or for worse? “I am far from saying that a photograph must be an actual, literal and absolute fact…but it must represent…

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Why Customer Loyalty is the new Customer Acquisition

Business Can No Longer Afford Traditional Customer Acquisition Strategies “It’s no longer a game of what brand a retailer can grow fastest, but who can keep their existing customer happiest” explains digital loyalty expert Sarah Judd Welch in PSFK’s recently released Future of Retail 2016…

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Leveraging brand equity from golden moments of the everyday punter.

Are you a Brand Ambassador  just waiting to happen? You may have recently seen the news footage of a rain drenched race filly stripping down to her underwear at the spring racing carnival’s famous Oaks Day.  It was the display of a free spirited woman…

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Western Sydney University Brand Campaign joins the refugee conversation

A brand campaign with a timely insight into the hardship faced by refugees and a reminder of the role Australia can play. Western Sydney University formerly University of Western Sydney has given an amazing insight into the life of refugees and the role that Australia…

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Retail Brand 7-11 Gets a Social Media Reality Check

Social media can be a tricky place for brands at the best of times. The world of social is truly owned by consumers, and brands need to understand the challenges and responsibilities that come with that. Recently convenience retailer 7-11 was called-out by the very…

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