The Super Bowl is a colossal platform for advertisers, which this year sees female-focused brands including Olay and Bumble make their debut, alongside the usual parade of celebrity-fuelled show-stoppers.
Internet ad spend may still be growing at the expense of newspapers and magazines, according to GroupM forecasts, but market maturity is approaching, news brands have diversified and most ‘traditional’ media will also grow next year.
As Gary Vaynerchuk continues to dominate much of the debate on marketing around the globe, our branding columnist suggests he is wrong – repeatedly – about the respective value of TV and social media.
The growth of direct-to-consumer brands is not just about the flight to ecommerce during Covid, but also offering convincing answers to consumers’ questions.
The sportswear brand cut spend related to events such as the Oympics but “doubled down” on digital as ecommerce sales almost doubled.
We round-up the biggest news from the week including UKTV’s ambitious brand revitalisation, how Häagen-Dazs is capitalising on its momentum by doubling digital investment and your chance to vote for the Brand of the Year.
Rather than letting Covid-19 put it off its stride, UKTV is investing in a major brand repositioning project as it looks to get match fit for the post-lockdown world.