When most consumers think about their media consumption, they’re quick to recall their favorite TV program, a new video game they’re into or the last Netflix original they saw. Rarely—if ever—do ads enter the conversation. This isn’t surprising, but it undersells the significance that ads...
The impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. pet retail industry has been substantial, with sales numbers fluctuating at historic proportions. Year-over-year in-store and e-commerce sales up by double-digits, but sales trends have fluctuated following pantry stockpiling in March.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, agencies and publishers will face a shift as marketing priorities realign. With many businesses feeling the pinch, they will increasingly look for their agencies and vendors to prove value at the bottom of the purchase funnel.
If you think innovating can be hard normally, try doing it during a global pandemic. It can become downright defeating if you allow it. But if innovation were easy, everyone would do it.
Even during a crisis like the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, businesses need to consider strategic plans and continue to invest in their brands. Continuing to invest in advertising will help set your company up for success when life eventually settles into a new normal.
In times of uncertainty, it’s important to stay connected with your consumers. Whether you’re trying to add new benefits to your offerings to keep up with changing consumer opinions, updating claims on your packaging or building your innovation pipeline to meet emerging needs, you need consumer...
As we look for a pathway out of the global COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear: This situation requires collective action and meaningful collaboration across different communities, countries and cultures. We've identified some consistent themes across sustainability, brand loyalty and efficacy...
COVID-19 has changed everything, hasn’t it? So why should businesses and marketers have sustainability on their agendas? While certain sustainability claims may not seem as relevant today, some, such as local sourcing, will become ever more important to consumers in the near future.
With the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 emergency being felt around the globe, there is a natural tendency to make comparisons to the Great Recession. Some habits from that period will be repeated, but to make side-by-side comparisons would be overly simplistic.
We’ve seen many headlines about Asian Americans falling victim to hate and harassment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But we are not a community that will sit quietly and turn a blind a eye. We are one with a voice to be heard.