Case Files

FMCG influencer partnership: Hacking Christmas with Oven Pride

What happened when Smoking Gun was briefed to boost competition entries for one of our favourite FMCG PR client’s annual campaigns? Let’s take a closer look. Christmas is a key sales period for our cleaning client, Oven Pride. It’s also one of the busiest and most competitive times of the year for many FMCG brands. To help them cut through...

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Oven Pride- #ProudAtPride

Renowned for its cleaning power and eye-catching packaging, we asked our client, Oven Pride, to put us to the test; conceive and roll out a comms campaign aimed to drive penetration amongst the young LGBTI community- a previously unexplored market.

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Easter and Trump For Oven Pride: An FMCG PR treat

One of our favourite FMCG PR clients, Oven Pride asked us to get to work raising awareness of the link between Easter, Spring, and its oven cleaner- remembering the brand’s tongue in cheek tone of voice- in turn driving sales. We jumped to social media, and looked to the then-new US President for some witty, and tasty, inspiration.

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Persil – Cook With the Kids

We were tasked with creating noise around the launch of a harder working formula of leading FMCG brand – Persil Washing Up Liquid. We wanted a campaign with meaning which touched vital triggers for our target audience. The strategy was to achieve cut through and create powerful and emotive memories linked to the product to help engender purchase swaps in...

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