One of the most powerful entities for a marketing department is data. For a business, having data on their customers and their prospective buying habits can impact how the business markets their products and services. Today, the constant advancements in technology have made it easier for companies to collect large amounts of data ranging from customer demographics to customer satisfaction.
Category: Chapter 13 – Advertising; Sales Promotion; and Public Relations
Shifting Tastes in the World of Wine
While there are often strict regulations surrounding the sale of liquor, beer and wine sales are more lenient. That’s an entire audience of consumers who might prefer higher alcohol content and the accompanying burn but who cannot purchase their drinks of choice as easily as they might purchase a bottle of wine or a six-pack of beer.
Many wineries have begun to capitalize on this, repositioning themselves through product and process alterations. How? They’re aging their wines in spirit barrels.
Marketing in a Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has rocked the world, showing a profound impact on countless industries. Among those hit the hardest: tourism, travel, and retail. How do companies within these industries stay in touch with their consumer base amid worldwide closures? Let’s take a look two companies that are doing it right: Disney and Target.
Music to Advertiser’s Ears?
Here’s an easy question: did you listen to music on your phone or another streaming device in the last few days? How about a podcast? If you listened to one recently, you are a part […]
Walmart: Let’s Talk Groceries
Last week Walmart announced an easy way for shoppers to order groceries – using voice commands. The partnership is with any device the features Google Assistant, including Google Home, Android devices, and iPhones, with “other […]
eWinning in eSports
Seemingly overnight, eSports – defined by eMarketer as organized gaming competitions among professional players and teams – became a global phenomenon with much at stake for game developers, players, audiences, streaming platforms and live venues. […]
Live-streaming TV services such as Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV, and PlayStation Vue now account for more than three-quarters of all plays and viewing hours in the U.S, according to a report by TechCrunch. This January, […]
The Pen is Mightier
The decline and ultimate demise of print advertising is a forgone conclusion for many marketers, especially the current and rising generations who started their careers in the age of digital everything. “Not so fast.” say […]
Super Bowl Sunday Drivers
Commercials that aired during this year’s Super Bowl rang it at $5 million each. Despite the rise of internet marketing, with all its hyper-personalized content and pinpointed targeting, advertisers clamor over a 30 second tv […]
A Socially Conscious Shave
It seems more and more brands are trying to stand out by showing consumers they care about their social issues. (Perhaps they read this previous Marketing Management article) Gillette’s new ad campaign made headlines, and […]