Leveraging their visibility, many professional athletes have taken a leading role in amplifying Black Lives Matter protests and speaking out about racism and police brutality. But it’s not just the athletes who are passionate about the movement: Fans are too.
Certain remakes have been blockbuster successes, but game makers should take care to avoid becoming over-reliant on repackaging classic titles.
When considering new launches, the role that advertising plays is consistent: Advertising drives awareness; awareness drives trial; and trial drives volume. It makes sense therefore, that when compared to existing products, new products are more reliant on advertising support to grow.
Podcast listeners should be high on any auto marketer’s list. According to a recent analysis, 35.8 million people were shopping online for vehicles at the height of shelter-in-place restrictions in the U.S., and 10.5 million of them were listening to podcasts.
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.
Face masks, working from home, social distancing and businesses operating at partial capacity remain constant reminders of our new world, and consumers see it with different eyes than before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived.
As COVID-19 sweeps the globe, consumers are dramatically changing their purchase and media behaviors. Nielsen is tracking these changes and establishing navigation beacons for companies trying to understand the changes and plan for what comes next.
While the “fewer, bigger, better” mentality is still the most prevalent route that brands take, it isn’t the only road to innovation success. A growing number of innovations are finding success through varied launch strategies, such as focusing on a targeted cohort, increasing an interested...
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.
As businesses across the U.S. begin to re-open, companies need to understand evolving consumer sentiment before assuming that open-for-business means business as usual.