UK adspend rose 5.6% year-on-year to reach £5.97bn in Q3 2019, 0.8 percentage points ahead of forecast, according to new research Warc and the Ad Association.
UK based technology start-up Spoon Guru has launched its new Health and Wellness Suite for retailers to help customers discover the right foods for their individual health objectives and dietary needs.
Dutch denim brand G-Star Raw is working with Yext to update its information across more than 150 publishers, including Google, Amazon Alexa, and Facebook.
Trustpilot has launched ‘Transparent Inviting’ – a platform that provides consumers with more insight into how companies receive, invite and respond to reviews.
The CES consumer tech show in Las Vegas features thousands of companies from Google and Samsung to unknown startups, all showcasing their ‘next big thing’ in tech. We take a look at the most notable gadgets to come out of this year’s expo, from the innovative to the odd.
Social media influencer Molly Mae has as been reprimanded by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for breaking its rules on Instagram.
Sony has unveiled its Vision-S electric concept car at CES as CEO Kenichiro Yoshida predicts mobility will take over from mobile communications as the main focus for tech firms.
Costa Coffee has named MediaCom UK as its new media planning and buying partner, taking over from Zenith following a review of contract.
CES in Las Vegas has just begun, showcasing cutting-edge gadgets, apps and products that could shape technology in the 20s, with ecommerce, short videos and facial recognition dominating the pre-event hype.
From Burger King trolling McDonalds with its ‘detour’ app to Nike taking political risks with ‘Dream Crazy’, the Cannes Lions awards celebrates the best and most daring creative work from the marketing industry. This year’s winners leveraged some of the most powerful components of best-in-class advertising. We’ve compiled our favourite campaigns to examine what worked… and what we learn from them.
App developer Pepper HQ has worked with mobile payments service provider Judopay to produce an “online-offline” solution for Young’s, one of the largest pub chains in the UK.
We all know Valentine’s Day is full of emotion – this is reflected in all Valentine’s Day video campaigns that land year on year. This year, video creation platform Wochit, predicted the trends that we saw hit our hearts, minds and wallets. Here are some trends we watched and noticed just how brands are using emotions to draw in consumers and influence behaviours.
Procter & Gamble was the UK’s biggest spender in traditional advertising in 2018, reveals Nielsen data released today. Sky overtook the consumer goods corporation in 2017, but now comes in at second place.
Geo-marketing, voice ordering and direct to consumer selling are among some key trends for FMCG brands this year, according to new research.
FMCG giant Unilever has bought UK healthy snacks firm Graze for a reported value of £150m.
This year’s Super Bowl ads avoided the controversy of previous finals in favour of easy laughs and surprise tie-ins, with Budweiser and Bumble generating the most social media buzz.
Budweiser has released its much-anticipated 2019 Super Bowl advert, for the match on 3rd February, as it celebrates the brand’s pledge for a brighter future with renewable electricity.
Burger King ran a guerrilla marketing campaign tricking influencers into raising brand awareness for their new dessert fries, but one of them has hit back.
Gillette has courted both controversy and praise for its latest ad, a short film, called Believe, which shows images of bullying, sexual harassment and aggressive male behaviour.
As 2018 draws to a close, we look at some of the biggest marketing blunders of the year. From backfiring tweets to political privacy blunders, there were plenty of mistakes from companies that should know better. Read on, learn from the mistakes and hope your team doesn’t make the list in 2019…