Twitter and Amazon’s broadcasts have failed to match TV’s enduring reach but digital viewing will inevitably grow, so are ad partnerships the answer or is that just another route in for digital’s Trojan horse?
As the FIFA World Cup nears the half-way mark, with England through to the final 16 (and Germany out), Marketing Week takes a look at the winning (and losing) ads of the tournament – and it’s an unlikely brand leading the way.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup is predicted to inject an additional $2.4bn into the global ad market, as the tournament’s ‘younger’ audience encourages advertisers to showcase the brand building powers of social media.
At the end of every week, we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From Halfords issuing a profit warning to the gold standard in B2B brand building, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Few brands are growing their marketing teams, and all-female functions are rarer still. While PatPat’s lead marketer Ranu Coleman didn’t intend for it to be an all-female team, there have been some unexpected benefits.
Media buying is trending towards hyper-personalisation, but sometimes broader targeting through high-quality media will reach more potential customers.
As Mastercard marks 26 years partnering with the Brits, marketing boss Raja Rajamannar discusses consistency, sonic branding and why Generative AI requires serious thought.