The global success of Pikachu in augmented reality-form presents a massive opportunity for marketers.
Like Cabbage Patch Kids, the Rubik’s Cube and the Tamagotchi, Pokémon Go is a fad destined to burn out quickly, but that doesn’t stop clueless marketers abandoning their brand positioning in favour of luring any teenage boy with a smartphone.
McDonald’s was the first brand to advertise on Pokémon Go and says the tie-up is part of its strategy to ensure it is involved with innovative and new marketing platforms.
Five brands have been shortlisted for the 2021 Marketing Week Masters Brand of the Year, with the winner to be announced in October.
The shortlist for the Marketing Week Masters Brand of the Year has been revealed, and now it’s your chance to have a say in who wins.
As we make the transition from full remote working to hybrid workplaces, have brands done enough to address the reality of employee burnout and mounting stress after well over a year of lockdown?
Economist Grace Kite explains what econometric modelling is and how it can be used to “untangle” different sales drivers.