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.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From learning to speak up as a junior marketer to IAG Cargo’s transformation, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
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Bringing econometrics fully in-house can work for some brands, but finding a balance between external expertise and internal knowledge works best at insurer Aviva.
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