With TV spots costing brands up to $6m during this year’s Super Bowl, the pressure is on for marketers to justify splashing out.
Brands including Skittles, Doritos, Amazon and Kia are all advertising during the Super Bowl this Sunday (7 February). But according to Twitter, the campaigns that win will be those that take a long-term approach to storytelling.
With a record 114.4 million Americans tuning into last year’s match, it’s clear the Super Bowl remains a huge draw for advertisers. However, with Super Bowl ad slots now pricier than ever before, many brands are changing the way they advertise around US sport’s biggest event.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the success of Pets at Home’s micro-targeting efforts to the development of Britvic’s “centre of excellence”, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
With a series of strategic ‘flips’ Toyota Yaris was able to attract new audiences and shift perceptions of the brand.
Unilever says in 54 out of 75 markets where it tracks staff attitudes, sustainability comes out as the top reason for joining the company.
Describing time as the most precious commodity in a startup, Wood explains how being disciplined and taking inspiration from outside ensures Ufurnish does not skip a beat.