Ricky Gervais is a Netflix superfan, Matthew Dear makes machine music with GE, a Bissell brand manager eats off the subway floor, anti-litter ads made from garbage, and cats running a Pizza Hut.
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A group of female tech players—in their underwear. Step forward or more sexist BS?
Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts are two very different, and successful marketers. Here, a look at how each coffee powerhouse built and evolved its brand.
As the latest marketable, targetable demographic, they’re easy to stereotype. But that doesn’t mean they should be.
If you’re like me, you’ve probably consumed more than your fair share of media reports, research, and write-ups aimed at deciphering the millennial mindset.
As marketers and advertisers, we may once again be guilty of overanalyzing the heck out of any and all available data points, the goal being to put everything into neat buckets for our paying clients and prospects.
In our industry, so many thoughtful insights have been published that it’s reasonable to think we’re dangerously close to, once and for all, cracking the code on this elusive species, right? Maybe not.
Recently, ad agency Pinta commissioned a research team of graduate business school students—all millennials—from Florida International University to do some cultural detective work, scour through third-party research on the popular segment, and conduct some of their own proprietary research.
The self-destructing photo app is experimenting with pushing TV and movie clips.
When Snapchat turned down a $3 billion buyout offer from Facebook, critics thought it was foolhardy hubris. How could a messaging platform that makes photos and videos disintegrate after a few seconds possibly be worth anything to advertisers?
Now we have our first indication of how Snapchat plans to make its billions, and—surprise!—it might not be so silly after all.
A branded farewell, Vines on TV, a robotic nighttime museum tour, coffee versus gangs, and America’s greatest fictional soccer coach.
To promote the release of Madden NFL 15, EA Sports got Kevin Hart and Dave Franco to go crazy in the name of gaming rivalry.
Comedian Kevin Hart races up to the front door of a swanky residence and begins to knock frantically. He knocks and knocks and knocks some more. An unsuspecting Dave Franco, actor and brother of James, opens the door only to be promptly slapped in the face by Hart. It’s Madden Season, you see, and this is Hart throwing down the gaming gauntlet.
The spot has Native Americans saying there are more important issues facing their community.
Elaborately decorated nails are nothing new but the manicure in this new Southern Comfort ad should have its own theme music. In one of the more loosely connected brand collaborations, SoCo is embracing Shark Week with boozy gusto.