A Cultural History of Advertising
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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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The 15 Best Ads of 2012

The 15 Best Ads of 2012 | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
This list, called Best Ads on purpose, is intended to showcase what brand creativity can be beyond advertising, or, if you like, demonstrate that advertising means many more things today than paid ad units.The ideas on this list include...
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The sweet smell of celebs - smell of money that is- Telegraph

The sweet smell of celebs -  smell of money that is- Telegraph | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
Have Hollywood celebrities - from Brad Pitt to Britney Spears - taken over the perfume industry?
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"A woman who doesn’t wear perfume,” goes the saying by fashion designer Coco Chanel, “has no future.”

 

oh well..no future for me then!

 

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John Lewis Christmas Advert 2012 - The Journey

Watch the new John Lewis Christmas TV advert that celebrates the extra mile we all go to at Christmas to find the perfect gift. Called 'The Journey', the new...
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Snow people love

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'Hashtag' Declared 2012's Word of the Year

'Hashtag' Declared 2012's Word of the Year | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
The American Dialect Society has named "hashtag" as the word of the year, beating out "Gangnam Style," "YOLO" and "fiscal cliff," among others.
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R.I.P.: 10 Products That Were Discontinued in 2012

R.I.P.: 10 Products That Were Discontinued in 2012 | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
This year, a fair few products disappeared from the market as technology inevitably marches on.
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obsolescence

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Top 20 Trends in 2012 Forecast - TrendHunter.com's 2012 Trend Report

TrendHunter.com's 2012 Trend Report is now available at http://www.trendhunter.com/trendreports - This is our annual video, showcasing the hottest trends in ...
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