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Pizza Hut forced to pull “Mitey stuffed crust” pizza ads

Pizza Hut was forced to pull ads for its Australia Day tie-in invention, the “Mitey stuffed crust” pizza. This slightly dubious crust creation features a ‘black gold’ filling of mozzarella and Vegemite, which was variously described as tasting like ‘medicine’, ‘petrol’, and ‘fish jam’ by the hapless backpackers who featured in the campaign commercial. But … Read more

Extended warranty claim comes out in the wash

New Zealand-based appliance manufacturer Fisher & Paykel and warranty provider Domestic & General have been found guilty of misleading and deceptive conduct in relation to representations to consumers regarding extended warranties. What they did Domestic & General was contracted by Fisher & Paykel to offer extended warranties to customers who purchased Fisher & Paykel dishwashers. … Read more

KHQ Approved/Hard Edge Media event – “Brands in glasshouses”

On a mild Tuesday evening in November, approximately 60 guests joined us for a panel discussion on brands and transparency in the digital age. The event was co-hosted by KHQ Approved (our dedicated marketing law practice) and brand communications agency Hard Edge Media. The panel was chaired by James Hutchins, Senior Associate with KHQ Approved … Read more