The never-ending sea of Skittles-themed marketing absurd may have seen its most violent storm with the yesterday’s release of a viral video about Marshawn Lynch’s workout in the gym.
Skittles encourages its Canadian fans aged 13 and older to touch the rainbow and become a millionaire. The Wrigley-owned confectionary brand, known for its bizarre commercials, launches a new competition Get Skittles Rich by BBDO, Toronto—it calls the participants to share the contagious video of the contest and inspire their friends to do the same.
Skittles uses an old game for its new online project. The brand, known for its unconventional “rainbow” activations, has launched a new U.S. online promotion “Rock, Paper, Skittles”, developed by Catapult RPM, that is based on the scissors-paper-stone game play. The initiative supports the launch of “Originals” variety, which now includes a Green Apple flavor.
Wrigley’s Skittles invites its fans to create a holiday ad on the dedicated page, using all range of filmmaking tools. The brand known for its hilarious and weird “rainbow”-themed spots is offerings its consumers a splendid opportunity to make a DIY spot online and then share it with friends. After touching, sweating, tasting, etc. the rainbow, the brand now encourages its fans to create the rainbow in their own advert.
Each year in June, the Côte d’Azur becomes the place with an overwhelming concentration of ‘lions’ (not animals, but beastly amazing advertising pieces) thanks to the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. This year’s event, which was taking place June 19–25, saw “thought-leaders and experts in all forms of communications and creative thinking come together to inspire, debate and entertain” and revealed the best advertising projects from all around the globe.
Skittles is at it again summoning fans to help «send a guy through bowling college». This all part of their social networking them «Mob The Rainbow» where Skittles will help someone achieve their dream. If on their Facebook page Skittles get 100,000 «likes» from their fans, they will send a person to learn bowling to achieve a lifelong dream.
The TBWA\Chiat\Day agency made a weird commercial for Skittles Fizzl’d Fruits, in which the older generation prefers to apply strange methods to make their tongue tingle. The new drops look like effervescent tablets covered with some acidic agent, which causes the fizzing reaction, when you take the candies on your tongue.