As the world’s largest gaming company Activision Blizzard relaunches its Major League Gaming TV (MLG.tv) eSports platform, it claims that brands that ignore video gaming as a sport are missing out on a potential audience of more than 300 million millennials.
ITV’s chief executive Adam Crozier has questioned the effectiveness of online advertising, saying that while brands investing in digital “might look like they’re being more efficient on paper”, they are not seeing the expected results.
Broadcaster ITV may have bid farewell to one of its most popular shows of all time but with a host of drama and sport lined up for 2016 and a new digital hub, group marketing director Rufus Radcliffe is bullish about the future.
Procter & Gamble promises to maintain its investment in “brands that are winning” following the departure of CEO David Taylor, who credits innovation and superior brand communications for driving a 7% boost to net sales.
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