With Christmas ad season well and truly under way, the Marketing Week team picks their favourite ads and the ones that leave them feeling cold.
With a wave of optimism hitting this year’s Christmas advertising, marketers are finally taking note of socio-economic pressures.
Research shows consumers’ unique interactions with advertising on London Underground, with commuters seeking out ads as a distraction from their journey, says Exterion Media research manager Nicola Barrett.
Rather than dialling back its purpose work, Lush used the Covid crisis to ramp up support for grassroots groups and returned to social media more than a year after quitting Facebook and Instagram.
While consumers’ personal finances look strong, this month’s GfK research points to fear of rising price inflation, which could once again weaken confidence.
The spot focuses on the now online-only department store’s delivery credentials, as it aims to drive both new and existing customers to the recently relaunched ecommerce site.
While M&S and Next can see a profitable future in selling third party brands, has John Lewis got its strategy wrong?