Amazon has turned to Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin and its virtual assistant device Echo for a teaser ahead of the launch of its first ever ad during a Super Bowl.
Robot hotel staff and virtual bank assistants have moved from science fiction to marketing fact, but systems that analyse customers’ data to give personalised responses must be used carefully to avoid appearing intrusive.
The world’s first artificially intelligent poster campaign, which evolves to write its own copy and selects its own images and fonts based on the reactions of passersby, has gone live in London.
After an analysis of emerging sectors and shifting consumer trends, Innocent is branching out into juice shots as it looks to bring some flavour to a burgeoning category.
In a world of social distancing and enforced remote working, brands are finding new opportunities to let creativity flourish.
Giffgaff brought forward the launch of an ad campaign it was planning to run later in the year as it looked to “put something positive out in the world” amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Brands that are tempted to raise prices during this time of scarcity are likely to be punished by consumers afterwards, as experiments show they don’t tolerate those who take unfair advantage of market power.