Companies are increasingly using live video broadcasting to engage consumers and reach large audiences.
Companies must align the rewards program with its customers. Loyalty programs, to be successful, need to be creative, service-oriented, and all encompassing.
The majority of consumers depend on their social networking accounts to not only send but also receive information. Marketers and advertisers realize that social media marketing is essential to gain competitive advantage.
Automobile consumers are now valuing access over ownership, and are especially interested in the experience that cars can provide them with.
Anheuser-Busch InBev is swarming in criticism stemming from part of its “Up for Whatever” campaign, by BBDO. The company has published 140 scroll messages on its bottles since the campaign’s inception two years ago. One of the messages came under fire last week, “the perfect beer for removing ‘no’ from your vocabulary,” which has been linked to rape culture.
The Wall Street Journal recently published an interesting article on companies that have tried to trademark aromas, some successfully and …
Coca-Cola is bringing back its successful “Share a Coke” initiative, first launched in Australia in 2011 and brought to the US in 2014. This time, the company will include over three times the names and expand its package varieties in an attempt to increase sales volume primarily from Millennials.
April Fool’s Day is a small holiday that presents a big opportunity for companies to promote themselves in creative ways. This April Fool’s Day, many corporations announced mock products and/or made fake commercials in order to gain brand recognition and publicity.
Starbucks is launching a new campaign that has generated much controversy. “Race Together” is meant to spur conversation about race relations in the US between baristas and consumers. Many worry that racial relations in the U.S. is too big of a topic for the company to embrace, yet CEO Howard Schultz stands firm behind his decision.
Featuring 55 brands, Transformers: Age of Extinction recently won both the 2014 Award for Achievement in Product Placement in a Single Film (that is, the most product placement) and Worst Product Placement by Brandcameo. It also tied for first in Unwanted Product Placement. The Lego Movie saw greater success, winning the 2014 Award for Product Placement Impact.