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“We’re bringing Maggi to you”: Nestlé tells consumers in brand film

With this, Maggi has also owned up all the earned mentions and conversations around the brand.
The Planner’s Special

"Most brands tend to view ad fraud through the lens of fear"

An interview with Prasanth Kumar, CEO, GroupM South Asia. This is a part of the special series of conversations with media agency heads

Uber India will now deliver groceries and essential goods to your doorstep

The cab-hailing firm has partnered with Flipkart, BigBasket, and Spencer's Retail to facilitate this delivery service.

Sony Pictures Network pledges Rs.100 million to daily wage earners...

... Who are affected by Covid-19. SPN will also pay a month's worth of salaries to daily wage earners who were assisting on the production of shows.

Facebook's new ad tries to reassure people that they aren't alone

Aimed at promoting its Community Help function, the ad, created by Droga5 talks about how, despite the crisis, there is still happiness in the world.

Nycil from Zydus Wellnes introduces hand sanitizers amidst the COVID-19 crisis

Nycil sanitizer, which was initially planned to roll out in 2021, is now ready to hit the market in April itself.

Lifebuoy files case against Dettol over product portrayal in ad

Lifebuoy has moved the Bombay High Court over a Dettol ad that allegedly depicts a red bar of soap - very similar to Lifebuoy's soap.

Too hot to handle or too cold to feel comfortable?

Can’t wait to sleep better?

Goafest Abby Awards 2020 deferred for the year

The Abby Awards at Goafest are the biggest and the most sought after recognition in the advertising, media & marketing industry – while Goafest itself is the premier Indian event for the communications, media and advertiser fraternity.
People Spotting

Sudeep Mukhia, Bhupendra Chaubey and Praveen Thampi quit Network18

Sudeep, Bhupendra and Praveen were working as the managing editor, the executive editor and the editor respectively.