Tag: advertising

Jacob Canada: NO retouching policy

As I was browsing the Jacob website this morning I stumbled upon something I found rather interesting; their “No Retouching Policy” They are claiming to be the first Canadian retailer that has committed to not retouching their model’s photographs because they want to promote an honest and realistic image of the female body. Personally, I …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: BAD sign placement

Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat. This isn’t a post condemning, condoning, or commenting on abortion in any way shape or form. It’s not intended to offend or annoy anyone. It’s merely a commentary on some terrible marketing placement. That being said, who was the genius at the billboard company …Read More

How do you feel about targeted advertising?

Savings can come to us in all sorts of ways.  Sometimes we find them in a flyer.  Sometimes we hear about them from a friend.  Sometimes we even find them right here on SmartCanucks.  But what about when it’s the other way around?  How do you feel about when specific advertising deals finds you? Targeted …Read More

McDonald’s Mondays: Advertising in your subconcious

[youtube]2xPvYgTvr8I[/youtube] Ever think all of that talk about subliminal advertising was paranoid bunk?  Think again. An eagle-eyed viewer of Iron Chef America caught a McDonald’s image snuck into 1/30th of a second of the broadcast.  Inside Edition picked up on this and followed up  with both the network and McDonald’s.  The network says it was …Read More


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