Ice cream brand Ben and Jerry’s has criticised the UK Government’s call for the Navy to stop migrants crossing the Channel, sparking a war of words with the Home Office, which claimed it did not care about angering ‘a brand of over-priced junk food’.
UK shoppers are now four times more likely to buy from online marketplaces than direct from retailers, demonstrating the appeal of quick, convenient, one-stop shopping experiences to customers online as well as offline, according to new research.
Covid-19 has caused Christmas to begin earlier than usual in the UK, with over a quarter (27%) of consumers planning to start Christmas shopping and preparations earlier than they did last year, according to new research.
Following fears of Coronavirus, the overwhelming majority of UK shoppers (91%) are planning to avoid physical stores this Black Friday, according to new data.
Google has expanded its Ad Manager tool for programmatic audio placements, along with new analytics abilities.
Spark TV network has announced the launch of the world’s first channel dedicated exclusively to influencer-created content.
Drinks brand Aperol has created the Aperol Spritz-O-Meter to help Brits create perfectly crafted, and refreshing Aperol Spritz this National Prosecco Day.
Adverty AB has signed an agreement with kidtech platform SuperAwesome, to allow compliant, kid-safe ads to be displayed in relevant mobile games using Adverty’s in-game ad technology.
There are some early signs of positivity in marketing, with revenues starting to return, but difficult decisions lie ahead about retaining staff to ensure organisations make it through the pandemic period, according to new research.
Digital and mobile ad spend in the US will grow modest amount in 2020, even as the pandemic cause overall ad spend to plunge $16.4bn, according to new research.
Financial marketing trends: Bank’s digital experience ‘lacks empathy’ as customer cash concerns grow
Financial brands that champion customer’s wellbeing in the digital experience through empathy and emotional intelligence will fare best in the new Covid-19 pandemic era, as new research uncovers how young people are worried about looking at their finances.
Pinterest announced that more than 400 million people around the world now come to the platform every month to find inspiration with Gen Z, men and Millennials driving much of its new user growth.
Gaming-based advertising technology platform Venatus has struck a global partnership with Frameplay.gg.
Both Twitter and Facebook have blocked a video shared by accounts linked to US President Donald Trump for violating their policies on coronavirus misinformation.
Environmental organization Greenpeace recently teamed up with video ad tech company VDX.tv and Opticomm to make the British public aware of the importance of protecting oceans and its wildlife, with a specific goal of securing petition sign-ups from individuals. in an over 80% video completion rate, 3,466 petition sign-ups, and the cost per acquisition dropped 72%.
Trade body IAB Europe has partnered with IAB Tech Lab to launch the IAB Privacy Lab, a new service to help development of privacy, data protection, legal compliance, and self-regulation standards for national markets.
Advertising services and software company Mediaocean has expanded its European operations with the acquisition of Symsys, a Dutch media management software provider.
Coca Cola has launched its first major ad post lockdown with a manifesto poem written by George “The Poet” Mpang.
A creative and agile ‘lockdown partnership’ between Häagen-Dazs and Secret Cinema, promoted entirely by a multi-platform influencer marketing campaign, has demonstrated a marked increase in e-commerce sales and a positive shift in consideration for the luxury General Mills ice cream brand – and drawn industry praise for its ingenuity.
The majority of tech employees would move, either to a different country (71%) or a different region of the UK (8%) if they were able to work remotely and retain the same job and remuneration, according to a new survey.
Amazon has been given approval to buy a minority stake in UK food delivery start-up Deliveroo, ending a lengthy battle by the firms to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition.
The lockdown has sparked a surge in online retail purchases of games, from table tennis to airhockey. Games retailer Liberty Games has seen a year on year increase of 350% since the start of the Coronavirus lockdown in the UK.