Instagram: Competing with TV or complementing it?Sarah Vizard
Instagram continues to pitch itself to brands and agencies as a complement to TV campaigns but with its cheaper prices and more personalised offering experts believe it could steal ad dollars, as long as brands understand its points of difference.
How to embrace creativity in the programmatic ageMaeve Hosea
Both brand and agency experts debate how programmatic approaches in the advertising space might unlock creative opportunities and what future doors that might open. Is creativity in the programmatic sphere the next Holy Grail for an industry set on connecting with the right consumer at the right place and time?
What brands can learn from election polling failuresSarah Vizard
With polling experts blaming “unrepresentative” samples for polls failing to predict the Conservatives would win the 2015 general election, should brands be concerned that their own data could be skewed?
How Guinness attracted 1.5 million customers in under a yearMarketing Week Reporters
Determined to engage a new generation of drinkers across a vibrant and rapidly evolving continent, Guinness opted for a blend of TV sponsorship, experiential, influencer marketing and outdoor to achieve its goals.
Tesco accused of misleading customers with ‘unclear Clubcard pricing’Rachel Lawler
Consumer group Which? says Tesco’s Clubcard Prices deals are unclear and “could be breaking the law”, but even if Tesco is forced to make prices clearer analysts suggest it won’t have “any real negative impact”.
Everything old is new again: Why are brands resurrecting old assets?Niamh Carroll
Brands such as Morrisons, Tango and Branston are bringing back slogans from their past, which they say still have resonance with consumers.
Heinz Beanz consideration drops following price increasesRachel Lawler
Heinz Beanz’s consideration and value scores have fallen as consumers switch to own-brand goods, YouGov BrandIndex data shows.