The Covid-19 pandemic is driving a new wave in ecommerce retail, value consciousness and localism in how consumers across the world shop and consume goods, according to new research.
UK consumers are trust traditional forms of media over social media, and the advertising and media industries need to work together to rebuild trust now more than ever, according to a new report.
Boutique maternity and child fashion store JoJo Maman Bébé is working with Monetate to deliver 1:1 personalised shopping experiences through AI.
The UK government is building a second smartphone app to track the spread of COVID-19, after the first app currently being tested in the Isle of Wight faced criticism over its effectiveness.
WhatsApp has become a key tool for organising social events and parties among friends – a prime audience for a beer maker. But how can brands engage with this very personal and private social channel? Becks found a smart way to get these users to come to them, by transforming friend’s WhatsApp group chat history into an epic comic souvenir of their night out.
Global influencer posts have declined significantly, in line with reduced marketing budgets due to the COVID-19 crisis, despite a social media boom, according to new research.
The UK is currently testing its COVID-19 tracing app on the Isle of Wight, a vital tool to help stem the spread of the virus. But is it effective? Does it stay on in the background? Does it stop false reporting? Technology and message recovery service Reincubate were able to get an early view into the app ahead of it going live in the UK.
Streaming video subscriptions have grown with 7% since 2017, while music streaming services have also increased 36% during the same time period, according to new data.
ITV’s “Apart. But Never Alone” advert is the most moving coronavirus campaign in the UK (so far), ahead of NHS’s “Stay At Home” and Jack Daniels’ ”With Love, Jack”, according to new research.
Workers have reported improvements in productivity and mental health over the past several weeks due to the rise in remote working and see light at the end of the tunnel, but engagement and motivation remain low, according to new research.
UK ad spend grew by 15.4% year-on-year in 2019, reaching £15.69bn, according to IAB UK’s adspend update.
Budweiser has reworked a classic commercial spot from 21 years ago, using digital technology to bring the ‘Whassup’ ad into the age of the quarantine, along with a new series of ads featuring current stars.
Case study: Adidas uses Google data insights to create targeted storytelling and more relevant product messages
In a crowded marketplace, Adidas needed a way to stand out from the competition and serve relevant messages to people at crucial points in their purchase decisions. This case study looks at how the sportswear brand used programmatic display ads to tell exactly the right stories to the right people, at the right step in the customer’s journey to maximise sales.
Facebook has unveiled a huge investment in Indian telecoms giant Reliance Jio, as the firm looks to expand across the country.
The UK’s social distancing measures due to coronavirus are having a measurable impact on the amount of time people are spending with digital and traditional media, with TV time among adult viewers up 10 minutes per day in 2020, according to new research.
The Guardian news website is the most visible source on Google when Brits search for information about COVID-19, according to new data.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to cuts to all forms of marketing activity in the UK, dropping 6.1% overall, but marketers are being urged to think twice before pulling spend, according to the latest IPA Bellwether report.
Aldi has launched it’s first ever online grocery service, in a bid to help vulnerable people in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Amazon’s investment in Deliveroo has been given a provisional green light by the UK’s competition watchdog, amid fears the app delivery firm could collapse.
Guardian Labs is working with TENA on a new, long-running campaign, The Last Taboo, which will feature across the Guardian’s video, online and print advertising spaces throughout the year.