Phones4U 'popular people' campaign hit by complaints

Phones 4U's new 'Great Deals 4 Popular People' campaign has been hit by complaints from the Scout Association.

Phones4U 'popular people' campaign hit by complaints

The association said it had been receiving complaints from members over one of the press ads, which shows a scout leader as grumpy, balding and with glasses.

Phones4u has pulled the ad this week, and is running other ads in the series, such as one featuring a sports mascot character.

Phones4u said it meant ‘no offence'.


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