ASRC Press Releases

ERSP Refers Advertising for Mobile Money Code to FTC After Marketer Fails to Respond to ERSP Inquiry

The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) will refer direct response advertising for Mobile Money Code to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after the marketer failed to respond to an ERSP inquiry.

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ERSP Reviews Advertising for ConsumerAffairs.com, Recommends Marketer Modify Certain Claims

The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended that ConsumerAffairs.com modify certain claims for its website.

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CARU Recommends JAKKS Modify Broadcast Ad for ‘Sky High Tink’ Toy

CARU has recommended that JAKKS Pacific Inc., modify broadcast advertising for the company’s “Disney Fairies Sky High Tink” to more accurately demonstrate the toy’s capabilities.

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NAD Recommends CenturyLink Modify Certain Speed Claims to Better Assure Consumers Understand Basis for Comparison

The NAD has recommended that Internet service provider CenturyLink, Inc., modify certain comparative advertising claims to better assure that consumers understand that the claims compare the fastest speed offered by CenturyLink to the slowest speed offered by Comcast Cable Communications, LLC, a competing ISP.

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Howard Bell, Advertising Industry Icon, Retires from National Advertising Review Board

Howard H. Bell is retiring from his 14-year role as Chairman of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB). Wallace S. Snyder, President Emeritus of the American Advertising Federation, succeeds Mr. Bell as NARB Chairman.

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NAD Recommends Stoner Discontinue Challenged Advertising Claims for ‘Invisible Glass’ Cleaner

The NAD has recommended that Stoner, Inc., maker of Invisible Glass Window, Windshield and Mirror Cleaner,” discontinue advertising claims challenged by S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., the maker of Windex products.

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