In the crowded meal-kit delivery sector, the start-up business Plated wanted to expand its customer reach outside of its usual acquisition channels of social, search, and display. This native ad case study looks at how they ran A/B testing to optimise content on native ad platforms, getting in a 12% jump in new sign-ups.
Covid-19 is set to have long lasting impacts on marketing in the sector, with two-thirds of major brands had marketing budgets cut or frozen, with experiential marketing initiatives put on hold for the long-term.
Ford is working with Vodafone Business to unlock the potential of 5G to future-proof electric vehicle production.
A Google Japan advert is the most emotionally engaging Coronavirus campaign in the world, according to new research.
Budweiser is marking the return of top flight football in the UK with three new initiatives, resurrecting its ‘Whassup’ commercial, an Uber Eats promo and a social media campaign that uploaded fan selfies onto stadium billboards during matches.
UK contact-tracing app delayed until winter due to ‘technical’ and privacy issues, says health minister
The UK government’s contact-tracing app will not be ready before winter, a health minister has said, despite initially being promised to go live in mid-May.
Yorkshire Tea has shown it’s support for the Black Lives Matter movement by telling a right-wing YouTuber ‘please don’t buy our tea again’, resulting in much support and controversy amid global protests over racial discrimination.
Nike has released a new advert in response to the Black Lives Matter protests with the slogan: “Don’t Do It”.
Nearly half (45%) of UK adults plan to buy from certain brands and retailers less in the future specifically because of how those companies have responded to the current pandemic, with Sports Direct and Wetherspoons suffering as Tesco grows in favourability, according to new research.
Nearly half of all ecommerce-related searches on Google never result in consumers clicking through to a retail or other website according to a new study.
Strings & Things has today announced the launch of its new advertising campaign, championing kids yoghurt-based snack brand Yollies.
Case study: Adidas uses WhatsApp to engage amateur football teams through ‘rent a player’ helpline as part of launch
Adidas found a smart way to get WhatsApp working in its marketing, by creating a hotline to help amateur football teams replace missing players at the last minute. And to build excitement, they added the chance of some global superstar talent. A brilliant social media stunt that hacked the model of WhatsApp.
In the world’s biggest health crisis, here’s how brands stepped up. These donations were brilliantly relevant, timely, and really made a difference.
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.
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.
Online retail has seen a 60% increase in revenue as a result of Covid-19, with toys and games ecommerce businesses seeing the greatest growth, with a rise in revenue to 341%, 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.
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.
Campaign of the week: Nike’s ‘Living Room Cup’ pits social media users against Cristiano Ronaldo in workout challenge
With lockdown policies in effect amid Covid-19, Nike has launched “Living Room Cup,” a digital workout series that offers those at home a new space to compete against Nike pro athletes through weekly fitness challenges.
As the Government’s new ‘home isolation rules’ came into force throughout March, the fashion industry was sent into a whirlwind of unprecedented uncertainty, according to new data.