Virgin holidays is launching its first live ad in a bid to get more people to take long-haul holidays, as it says that Brexit has made people want their money to work harder than ever.
As ITV prepares to air a ‘world first’ ad break takeover during its programming around this weekend’s 90th birthday celebrations for the Queen, the move reflects a wider shift as more and more brands spend big on long-form TV advertising.
Stand Up To Cancer is opting not to run a telethon this year, instead exploring how YouTube can be used for fundraising with what it claims is the longest ever live stream by a UK charity.
From the digital after-life to the growth of synthetic media, futurist Tracey Follows sets out the key trends that will shape the marketing industry over the next five years.
The School of Marketing is launching Mentoring Gen Z, which aims to connect young people with marketing leaders from brands including Boots and Direct Line in a bid to avert the “ticking timebomb” of youth unemployment.
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