Marketplace Roundup: Pepsi Launches Argentinian Campaign Playing Off Guardiola, Mourinho
Pepsi has started a campaign in Argentina “in which it makes a word game” in favor of former Barcelona and newly hired Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola and against Real Madrid coach José Mourinho. With the motto, “Mou no, Pep si (Mourinho no, Guardiola yes),” reference is made to “Guardiola, not Mourinho, being called to conferences in Argentina, or to Guardiola, not Mourinho, revolutionizing football.” Although the campaign “is achieving its objective, to make noise,” many have opposed it, including in social networks, “where many have threatened to drink the beverage of Pepsi’s competitors” (LIBERTAD DIGITAL, 5/5). ... Indonesian bank CIMB Niaga has signed a three-year extension to its Indonesian Masters sponsorship. The deal ensures that the full field Asian Tour event continues to be staged on the region's premier Tour through '16 (Asian Tour).