Coke Zero vs. Pepsi Max: Which Media Plan Had More Fizz?

Coke and Pepsi’s rivalry is the stuff of legend in the ad business. They vigorously compete for share of voice, share of heart and share of throat. In the case of Coke Zero and Pepsi Max, these beverage giants are chasing a burgeoning market of men who apparently aren’t man enough to own up to drinking a soda marked “diet.” They’re also notoriously light TV viewers and generally difficult to reach.

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Axe vs. Old Spice: Whose Media Plan Came Up Smelling Best?

Unilever’s Axe and Procter & Gamble’s Old Spice have played more than their fair share of one-on-one ball in recent times. Axe has delivered some irreverent and sometimes controversial campaigns over the years, while Old Spice has rejuvenated the brand to make it more relevant to a younger user. Here, we check out their form and stats across both media plans.

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