Moben offer ruled as 'misleading'
- THIS ENGLAND. // New Statesman;10/22/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4560, p12
Presents news briefs on Great Britain as of October 22, 2001. Request ordered by the British Advertising Standards Authority with regard to an advertisement released by Moben Kitchens; Humor behind the request of the Camden Pest Control Department for the removal of wasps' nests under roofs.
- New checks aim to curb misleading advertisements. Dyer, Owen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/20/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6990, p1288
Reports on the efforts of the British Advertising Standards Authority to curb misleading health, beauty and slimming advertisements. Research evidence of advertising exaggeration; Spot check on acceptable and exaggerated advertisements; Problem areas; Ways in which advertisers infringe on the...
- Snickers' Twitter ad avoids censure. Parsons, Russell // Marketing Week (Online Edition);3/7/2012, p9
The article reports that the Twitter promotional campaign of Snickers, @SnickerUK #hungry #spon, was cleared by the British Advertising Standards Authority from being deceptive to Twitter users, where the advertisement featured celebrities like Katie Price and Rio Ferdinand.
- Asda lowest price ad banned. Clews, Mary-Louise // Marketing Week (Online Edition);3/7/2012, p13
The article reports that British Advertising Standards Authority urged Asda to withdraw its Asda Price Guarantee price comparison advertisement due to misleading customers that the retailer would always have the lowest prices.
- Shoppers threaten Tesco with ASA over Price Check. Halliwell, James // Grocer;3/12/2011, Vol. 234 Issue 7996, p6
The article reports on the decision by retailer Tesco to defend its price pledge following threats from consumers to file a complaint against it to the British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for allegedly misleading advertising.
- TeachFirst ad 'misleading'. Pudelek, Jenna // Third Sector;6/4/2013, Issue 755, p6
The article reports that the British Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against the charity TeachFirst for an alleged misleading Google advertisement.
- MPs slam ASA over misleading ads for cosmetic treatment. // Campaign;05/19/2000, Issue 20, p2
Reports that the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has received criticisms from British Ministers of the Parliament for failing to stamp out misleading advertisements for cosmetic surgery. Call from doctor Peter Brand, a surgeon and Liberal Democrat spokesman, for an inquiry into the...
- Picture to appeal against ASA decision. Martin, Natalie // Mortgage Strategy;10/15/2007, p10
The article reports on the move of Picture Financial Group to appeal against a decision by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that deemed one of its advertisements as too misleading to be shown on television in Great Britain. The ad showing a woman in her kitchen arranging a loan over the...
- ASA bans two baby milk ads over false health claims. // Marketing Week;7/23/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 30, p6
The article reports on the ban imposed by the British Advertising Standards Authority on baby food and formula manufacturer Nutricia due to misleading health claims in two of its brand campaigns. The advertisement for Cow & Cate claimed that the baby's natural immune system is supported by the...