Complaints upheld against Currys, Aer Lingus over advertisements

newstalk | April 25, 2019

That is according to the latest bulletin from the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI). Complaints were upheld on grounds relating to misleading advertising, health and beauty, and safety and children. The advertisements related to e-mail, social media, online, television and print advertising. The ASAI chose not to uphold two consumer complaints. A complaint was upheld against Currys PC World over a Facebook advert, in which a  complainant claimed the sale price for a vacuum cleaner was not discounted in the checkout. The advertisers said that while there was a saving on the delivery cost of the model shown being eligible for free delivery, there was not a saving on the actual product price. Aer Lingus also had a complaint upheld against them, over an ad about travelling with pets.

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Total online adspend reaches €216m in H1 2016 The IAB Ireland PwC Online Adspend Study for H 1 2016 (Jan to June) sees very strong growth of 33% with ad revenues of €216m compared to €162m in H1 2015. Mobile Adspend has overtaken desktop for the first time with 67% growth and a spend of €108.5m. Irish Mobile Adspend now represents €1 in every €2 of total digital adspend. +33% Introduction The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) has been working with PwC since 1997 to survey the value of online adspend in Europe and North America. 

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Total online adspend reaches €216m in H1 2016 The IAB Ireland PwC Online Adspend Study for H 1 2016 (Jan to June) sees very strong growth of 33% with ad revenues of €216m compared to €162m in H1 2015. Mobile Adspend has overtaken desktop for the first time with 67% growth and a spend of €108.5m. Irish Mobile Adspend now represents €1 in every €2 of total digital adspend. +33% Introduction The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) has been working with PwC since 1997 to survey the value of online adspend in Europe and North America. 

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