Brands aim for greater control of customer data in 2019 to deliver more personalised experiences

Brands aim for greater control of customer data in 2019 to deliver more personalised experiences

A new report from Adobe and Econsultancy, that surveyed nearly 13,000 professionals, reveals that European brands are prioritising the more effective and transparent use of data in 2019, across both IT and marketing departments. Respondents to the Digital Trends Report expect a greater focus on data management to help them reduce their reliance on walled […]

Brands must rethink targeting to embrace personalisation, according to new Zenith report

Brands must rethink targeting to embrace personalisation, according to new Zenith report

Brands looking to embrace a mass personalisation approach to marketing need to rethink their generational targeting strategy in order to drive consumer engagement and business growth. Targeting by age is still the accepted practice across many advertising categories. However, with fundamental shifts in media consumption and trading, combined with significant changes in life stages and […]

Gen-Z trusts brands but feels the psychological pressure of being stereotyped, says new UM research

Gen-Z trusts brands but feels the psychological pressure of being stereotyped, says new UM research

A study revealed shows that the 18-24-year-olds of Generation Z trust brands over anything else bar the police: a quarter (25%) say they trust brands, a greater number than trust the government, the media, their Church, influencers, or social platforms. But at the same time, three-quarters of them (75%) think they are under a lot […]

Digital agency Waste looks for new love this Valentine’s Day

Digital agency Waste looks for new love this Valentine’s Day

Creative digital agency, Waste, are advertising for a new squeeze in an unusual way this Valentine’s Day, stating they are looking for a “fearless partner” with badly photocopied, tearable posters. The agency, known for their work for clients such as Supercell, Nintendo, Warner Bros, British Gas and Camelot, targeted potential new clients with individual analogue […]

UK consumers buying from brands that take a stand on issues they care about & ditching those that don’t, says Accenture

UK consumers buying from brands that take a stand on issues they care about & ditching those that don’t, says Accenture

Over half of UK consumers (53 percent) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their personal values and beliefs, and are ditching those that don’t, according to new research from Accenture. The fourteenth annual Accenture Strategy Global Consumer Pulse Research – ‘From Me to We: The Rise of the […]

Trademark infringement is on the rise, according to CompuMark research

Trademark infringement is on the rise, according to CompuMark research

Eight in 10 companies experienced trademark infringement in 2018, up from 74% in 2017. This is according to the latest research from CompuMark, the industry leader in trademark research and protection. Forty percent of respondents said they had experienced 1-10 cases of infringement, while 22% experienced 11-20. While the top three consequences of trademark infringement […]

Social Trends for Sports Fans and Brands – Media Chain Reveal Next Generation of Sports Fans

Social Trends for Sports Fans and Brands – Media Chain Reveal Next Generation of Sports Fans

Instagram is the most popular platform for football content amongst fans, with 41% logging-in while watching matches, showing the significance its holds over sports marketing. A new piece of research, conducted by Media Chain, one of the largest social-first publishers in the world, sheds a light on content consumption and the social habits of the […]

Cadbury Creme Egg hacks other brands’ ads to launch an ‘Easter egg’ hunt like no other

Cadbury Creme Egg hacks other brands’ ads to launch an ‘Easter egg’ hunt like no other

Cadbury Creme Egg, the Mondelēz-owned chocolate brand, has revealed a major new integrated campaign, ‘Hunt the White Creme Egg’. The initiative was developed in partnership with creative agency ELVIS. The campaign, which includes TV, print, OOH, digital, social, instore, PR and media partnership activity, announces the return of the coveted white Creme Eggs. It seeks […]

New Top 50 brand list for u30s by ZAK, reveals 7 out of top 10 brands are tech propositions

New Top 50 brand list for u30s by ZAK, reveals 7 out of top 10 brands are tech propositions

What are the favourite brands of under 30s audiences? Not what you’d expect… Much is said about how this audience are obsessed with social media. They carefully curate their personal brands, meticulously retouching their selfies and wearing the right gear at all times. It’d be easy to consider this audience as preening, as being totally […]

Failure to meet consumer expectations costing individual brands up to $1.08bn globally reveals new study

Failure to meet consumer expectations costing individual brands up to $1.08bn globally reveals new study

Global marketing strategy and transformation business CLEAR part of the M&C Saatchi Network, announced the findings of the inaugural ‘Experience Gap’ study. Based on an online survey of more than 34,000 people across the US, UK, Germany and China, the report ranks 225 brands across 8 categories, based on how well they align advertising and […]

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