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.
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.
Shopper decisions are influenced by completely new factors during the Coronavirus pandemic, with everyday treats and luxuries replacing cinema trips and dining out, according to new research.
Burger King has been forced to stop showing adverts for its new Rebel Whopper burger after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) deemed them misleading.
Heinz has launched its first ever direct to consumer online shop, with free delivery for key workers.
Keyword-based safety strategies are unduly denying brands access to vast viable ad inventories during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research.
Spending by UK consumers on children’s entertainment has fallen by 58% in the last week, despite riding high the previous two weeks, as UK consumers are beginning to batten down the hatches and settle in to the new normal, according to new research.
Almost half (42%) of UK consumers want ads to make them feel more informed during the COVID-19 pandemic, but only 5% of Brits would like brands to pause their advertising altogether, according to new research.
People in the UK are seeking clear, no-nonsense advice and support from public institutions and brands during the Covid-19 lockdown, according to new research.
eMarketer has cut its outlook for global ad spending, after decreasing its ad spending forecast in China by more than 6%.
Despite the rising popularity of influencer marketing as a sales channel by retailers and brands – with spend on influencer marketing growing 83% year-on-year in 2019, according to new research.
MG Motor UK has become the first automotive manufacturer to champion in-game advertising in real-time, advertising on DiRT Rally 2.0 with Bidstack.
Gumtree has revealed the next phase of its brand platform The Neighbourhood’s Good in partnership with Fold7, entitled “A car right up your street”.