From Steve Miller’s “The Joker” to Carl Douglas’ “Kung Fu Fighting”, the hits of 1974 include their share of classic earworms. But over in adland, Chevrolet made a hit of its own that year – “Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet” which became one of the most iconic car jingles of all time.
Tag: Brands & Agencies
Being prepared or not for the seasonality of your industry can see your sales and revenue skyrocket or take a turn for the worse – let’s hope it’s not the latter!
Google and Boston Consulting Group conducted a series of surveys to understand changes in consumer shopping behavior ahead of the holiday shopping season. Suchi Sastri breaks down what the findings mean for retailers.
The role of the agency is changing. Many brands are adapting their processes, redistributing their budget to get more control of their output, with a bigger focus on in-house. This shift has been ongoing for years.
When working with finite marketing budgets, businesses need to be sure they’re focusing on getting the right message to the right people at the right time. But who are the right people exactly, and what do they need to hear?
The pandemic has reinforced what brands and retailers should continue to focus on: enabling people to shop when they want, how they want, and where they want, all the while providing a pleasant and frictionless experience.
The Creator Economy is a wave that has been building. About three years ago, there was a surge of micro-influencers and niche markets that joined social media celebs.
In this Q&A, Scott Knox, President & CEO, Institute of Communication Agencies and Jamie Matthews CEO of independent agency Initials, will be delving into the current challenges North American agencies face, particularly after the pandemic.
Old print vehicles aren’t grabbing attention or influencing purchase behavior the way they once did. Most Americans—46% according to Pew Research Center—don’t even look at print circulars anymore.
The retail sales season will soon be upon us, starting with back-to-school sales next month through to retail’s most significant sales event – Black Friday.
If there’s anything certain about today’s world, it’s that it’s uncertain. And in the world of B2B, nowhere is that uncertainty more well-founded than in B2B events.
Between two products of identical quality and cost, today’s consumers will choose the product that stands for something they support ten out of ten times. We promise.
It’s like the American populace have been bottling up their feelings for decades and finally exploded in a roaring symposium of joy, sadness, fear, excitement, anger and more.
It’s no exaggeration to suggest that Covid-19 has brought out the best in retail brands. This was especially evident on the supermarket frontline, where uncomplaining staff provided reassurance and support as anxious customers descended on food aisles last year.
Retailers have experienced a cataclysmic shift over the past year. What used to be considered standard is no longer relevant as online shopping has progressed at warp speed.
A recent survey found that 6 out of 10 consumers think that brands have a responsibility to be encouraging COVID-19 vaccinations. Major brands, from Budweiser to Krispy Kreme, are stepping up to this challenge by offering incentives unique to their brands.