Stigmas associated with mental health have been breaking down over the last few years, especially through the COVID-19 pandemic as stress, anxiety, and depression have risen to alarmingly high levels. While brands have previously either faced backlash for mental health in marketing campaigns or completely shied away from the topic, now consumers value brands that acknowledge and relate to their personal struggles.
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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.
Ikea Shifts Its Marketing Strategy
If you’ve ever been in an Ikea, you know it can feel more like a museum than a department store. Yellow lines on the floor navigate you through living pictures of bedrooms, kitchens, offices, etc. […]
“Mass Disruption”: What P&G and MasterCard Have to Say About Current Marketing Trends
The face of marketing is rapidly evolving. This is no secret. Companies of all industries and sizes from social media, to startups, as well as the bigger players are learning that it’s time toss out […]
Emotional Connection: What Merch Can Mean for Marketing
Creating a connection with your consumers is not only a necessary practice in PR and customer service, but also is a means to create stronger marketing. But how exactly does one accomplish creating stronger connections […]
What Can Marketers Learn from Heineken’s “Lighter is Better” Mishap?
Let’s face it. With millions of eyes glued to phones and tablets 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, very rarely do mistakes and blunders not get caught in the sift. This holds […]