Woolworths and Rosaries

I was at Woolies yesterday looking for a new pair of jean (the only pair I had was just too faded) and I saw what I thought to be rosaries! Woolworths selling sacramentals?! Not quite. On closer inspection, they seemed to be nothing more than fashion accessories. They had plain crosses and the division of decades wasn’t…

A TV Advert that Talks to your Dog!

If you already think your pet is a fussy eater, be prepared for an even pickier pooch as pet food makers have launched a TV ad only dogs can hear. Nestle has made an advert using a high-pitched sound, like a dog whistle, which is beyond human hearing range. The commercial, which also includes an…

Super Bowl Commercials: What $100,000 a Second Will Buy

The above was in The New York Times and, For decades, most Super Bowl advertisers followed a simple rule: Keep commercials under wraps until the moment they go on the air. But social media like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have ushered in a new era, and marketers are doing what was once unthinkable. In addition to…