Spotify Extends “Wrapped” with Dynamic Multi-Market DOOH Campaign

Spotify Extends “Wrapped” with Dynamic Multi-Market DOOH Campaign

Spotify has extended its popular end of year marketing campaign “Wrapped”, with a real-time digital OOH campaign. Premium users are invited to submit their personal Wrapped stats to be “Overshared” publicly in one of six major foot traffic hubs around the world: Times Square in New York City, Piccadilly Lights in London,Forum Des Halles in […]

Real people not robots is what British consumers want from retailers

Real people not robots is what British consumers want from retailers

A study launched by Gekko, a marketing agency titled – ‘Service not Sci-fi’ reveals that UK shoppers would rather deal with real people not robots or artificial intelligence when it comes to shopping.  The study found that 81% of UK shoppers claim the personal touch has disappeared from retail customer service in modern Britain, with almost a third (32 […]

Kallaway win brief to launch Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds: The Immersive Experience

Kallaway win brief to launch Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds: The Immersive Experience

Multi award-winning, VR-led entertainment business dotdotdot has appointed Kallaway to launch its new production; Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of ‘The War of the Worlds’: The Immersive Experience which will open on 31 May 2019. dotdotdot audiences are taken to another world through immersive theatre, virtual reality, holograms and other state-of-the-art technology. SOMNAI, dotdotdot’s first production, attracted over 20,000 customers over just four months. […]

The Social Order: One in five Brits check restaurants’ social feeds & sites before deciding whether to visit

The Social Order: One in five Brits check restaurants’ social feeds & sites before deciding whether to visit

With only a few weeks to go until Mad Friday (21st December), the busiest night of the year for festive celebrations, Barclaycard’s new ‘Food for Thought’ study reveals that a restaurant’s social media presence is now more important than ever for drawing in diners at Christmas. The company, which processes nearly half of the nation’s credit and […]

40% of 18-24 year olds are using ad blockers in the UK in latest native advertising research by Oath

40% of 18-24 year olds are using ad blockers in the UK in latest native advertising research by Oath

Research released today by Oath has revealed that native ads drive increased brand affinity amongst UK consumers, with 26% more likely to recommend brands they’ve seen on native ads and 15% more likely to consider purchase from these brands when compared to traditional display. The research aimed to gain insight into the value of native […]

Mindshare launches ‘Mindshare Trends 2019’, revealing pervasive consumer uncertainty in UK

Mindshare launches ‘Mindshare Trends 2019’, revealing pervasive consumer uncertainty in UK

Mindshare launched its 5th annual Mindshare Trends Report, which identifies the most pertinent trends for brands in 2019 across tech, culture and media. The report also uncovered the overarching theme of a public searching for control and information, against a backdrop of economic and political uncertainty in the UK market.  The report draws on extensive consumer research, […]

Christmas ads make us happier and generate better potential long-term growth, says System1 Research

Christmas ads make us happier and generate better potential long-term growth, says System1 Research

A new study by System1 Research has found that Christmas ads generate more opportunities for potential long-term brand growth, than non-Christmas related advertising. The study analysed over 220 new ads aired on UK TV during November across multiple major consumer sectors including tech, financial services, food and drink, and automotive. It found that ads mentioning […]

Footasylum teams with Peak to put AI at the heart of its eCommerce business

Footasylum teams with Peak to put AI at the heart of its eCommerce business

Leading fashion streetwear and sportswear retailer, Footasylum, has seen a 28 percent increase in email revenue from hyper-personalised marketing communications as a result of working with artificial intelligence (AI) company, Peak. Footasylum, which trades from over 65 high street stores across the UK and stocks leading brands, including Nike and Adidas, has been working with […]