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Attempting to List All Publicis Groupe Agencies

Publicis Groupe agency logos

A lot happened to Publicis Groupe and me over the past few weeks. It announced the merger of Convonix and Resultrix brands under Performics India in May and the completion of Epsilon’s acquisition early last week. I completed four years with one of its agencies a day before the second announcement. And instead of recording […]

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Who Copywrites For Them?

A list of erroneous marketing texts and notices written by popular establishments.

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Flyers In My Soup

Jug Suraiya once wrote a column in TOI about the proportion of news and advertisements in newspapers nowadays. The front 2-3 pages have gigantic snippets of an automobile or a wrist watch brand or worse some construction developer singing its own wild praises. Then there are dedicated classified pages on weekends. Not to forget how […]

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How To Receive A Person Distributing Flyers

Last day, after shopping at a supermarket when I walked out of the exit, a petite girl, possibly delving in her late teens, handed me a cyan-tinted flyer. Not because the single 4-rupee bag carrying munchies was heavy, I flashed her my left palm suggesting a “NO.” She frowned. It is with her gloomy face […]

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I Can Never Understand Them Toothpaste Commercials!

Coalgate has… oh, sorry, Colgate. Colgate has more Television advertisements than it has products. And by products, I mean the multitudinous types of toothpastes they manufacture. So does Pepsodent. Close Up can be compared with that cellphone pioneer, Nokia. Does anyone use Vicco? Forget it, have you heard about Babool or Aquafresh? I don’t usually […]

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    tejas nair is a freelance writer based in mumbai, india. he writes about cinema, literature, current affairs, culture, and our society. he manages content and digital campaigns for publicis. more »