Manchester United football club is on a quest to join the dots between fans and sponsors to deliver more addressable digital campaigns.
Herbal Essence was the surprise brand in September’s most watched ads on YouTube, while videos for Channel 4, Walkers Crisps and Marks and Spencer’s also proved popular with viewers.
As consumers increasingly watch TV and use the internet simultaneously, marketers must think creatively to get their brand messages across to the surprisingly wide spectrum of media multitaskers.
From the purpose backlash and a crackdown on advertising vices to the decline of the meat-free category, 2023 has not been a good year for everyone in the marketing world.
Yorkshire Tea has gained share to become the clear market leader in black tea, but as the top brand in a declining category it is now looking to fresh ways to stimulate growth in a contracting market.
TV is among the strongest media for landing effective advertising messages, argues analyst Peter Field – but “the god damn effective” channel remains undervalued compared to its nearest digital rivals considering the business outcomes it offers.
A few years ago purpose was seen as the solution to any brand problem. But now with even cheerleader-in-chief Unilever stepping back, where does purpose go next?