Category Archives: Advertising

Once considered one of the premiere contemporary fine artists in America, she is largely unknown today, although her works remain in the collections of museums that include New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Cleveland Museum of Art. She … Continue reading

We think of multi-language advertising as a modern phenomenon, but in fact at some companies it goes back decades – sometimes more than a century.   More than 100 years ago, Johnson & Johnson had an in-house Spanish-language advertising department that … Continue reading

 The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York just launched Charles James: Beyond Fashion, a new exhibit at its Costume Institute.  James, one of the 20th century’s most innovative fashion designers, was a man ahead of his time.  Some of … Continue reading


Johnson & Johnson and The Adventures of Robin Hood

Margaret on October 4th, 2013 at 6:46PM

Commercial television made its debut in 1939 as one of the innovations at the 1939 World’s Fair.  The fair’s opening was televised, complete with a speech by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt — the first U.S. President to appear on television.  … Continue reading

Infographics are everywhere today.  They’re colorful, easy to understand, they present information in a graphic, entertaining way, and they appeal to people who learn better visually rather than through the written word alone. If you need to educate and entertain … Continue reading

This month, Johnson & Johnson launched a new global brand equity campaign  called Johnson & Johnson For All You Love.  The campaign, which includes television commercials and print advertising, reminds people of the positive impact of caring, and celebrates the … Continue reading

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Seven More Things You Didn’t Know About J&J!

Margaret on July 25th, 2012 at 6:17PM

Game shows.  Moustaches.  Hollywood movie studios.  Doll clothing.  They can’t all be connected to Johnson & Johnson…or can they?  Of course, they can!  Read on to discover seven more things you didn’t know about J&J. 1.    In the mid-1950s, iconic … Continue reading

Sunday, May 13th is Mother’s Day in the U.S. and in many other countries.  Most countries celebrate some form of Mother’s Day, with celebrations ranging from February for Norway to December for Panama and Indonesia.  In the U.S., Mother’s Day … Continue reading


How to Decorate a Pharmacy Window

Margaret on February 2nd, 2012 at 2:32PM

Throughout its history, Johnson & Johnson has published a wide variety of information designed to educate doctors and surgeons, the public, and parents.  We also published information for retail pharmacists for several decades, in the form of a trade publication … Continue reading


125 Years Ago: Our Sales Office and Advertising

Margaret on April 14th, 2011 at 6:49PM

Like every new company just starting out, Johnson & Johnson advertised, and the earliest Johnson & Johnson ad in our archives happens to be from 1886 – the year we started.  The 1886 ad is for our first consumer product, … Continue reading

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