Our own (non-exhaustive) list of the issues to keep an eye on in the next 12 months.
Unilever has been working closely with startups and agencies to bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds but says brands must be careful not to end up using technology for the sake of it and in the process end up “irritating consumers”.
With the IAB estimating that programmatic will account for up to 80% of digital ad spend by 2018 and the continued explosion of mobile video ads, Facebook’s head of ad tech Dave Jakubowski is a man very much in demand.
Consumer confidence continues to lift as people respond positively to news of a rebound for the economy during the second half of the year, but new variants and inflation are still cause for concern.
By introducing brand-focused TV advertising into its marketing mix, online florist Bloom & Wild has recorded significant improvements in awareness, consideration, and even in its share of search.
The collapse of the breakaway European league was a failure to understand the needs and wants of a market.
With outdoor dining resuming in April, restaurant brands’ media, brand and purchase metrics all appear to have benefited from consumer anticipation.