Covid 19 and how brands stepped-up to help both customers and staff

The world’s biggest health crisis, became the world’s biggest economic crisis. Along the way many organisations changed the way they work. Internally they rapidly developed ways to support their staff, and externally they found new ways to help customers – often through radical changes to eiter what they normally offered or how they offered it.

Case study: Adidas uses Google data insights to create targeted storytelling and more relevant product messages

In a crowded marketplace, Adidas needed a way to stand out from the competition and serve relevant messages to people at crucial points in their purchase decisions. This case study looks at how the sportswear brand used programmatic display ads to tell exactly the right stories to the right people, at the right step in the customer’s journey to maximise sales.

Advertising in a lockdown: What consumers expect from brands during the Covid outbreak

As more countries across the world impose lockdown restrictions to fight the spread on the Coronavirus, how is consumer sentiment towards brands and advertising changing? New research from Global Web Index looks at key markets across the world to uncover why people expect brands to help more and advertise less.

How the Coronavirus has (and has not) affected marketing spending

eMarketer has cut its outlook for global ad spending, after decreasing its ad spending forecast in China by more than 6%.

Fighting keyword censorship: Mindshare and Skyy Vodka pilot LGBTQ friendly ad marketplace

Mindshare is developing a private marketplace in the US and UK, an initiative to help LGBTQ media titles win a greater share of advertising investment, with Skyy Vodka one of the first clients to sign up.