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Samsung is showcasing its high-tech washing machine, the QuickDrive, in a new campaign targeting men, after research found that 75% of men are suffering from ‘FODA’, a male condition involving Fear Of Domestic Appliances, and 63% admit to being completely stumped when trying to work out washing machine settings and laundry care symbols. Credit: Joe Pepler/PinPep

Samsung reinvents iconic sculptures to help men face domestic appliance fear

Samsung is showcasing its high-tech washing machine, the QuickDrive, in a new campaign targeting men, after research found that 75% of men are suffering from ‘FODA’,...

Paulina Polec of youth marketing specialists BAM Agency explains why it’s not just the biggest brands than can benefit from reaching out to new students

Local vs Global: Who wins at Freshers?

Paulina Polec of youth marketing specialists BAM Agency explains why it’s not just the biggest brands than can benefit from reaching out to new students With the new...

It may be roasting outside, but for marketers, Christmas is just around the corner. Maddie Cullen of Ready Agency provides some tips on targeting consumers during the festive period

How to make your Christmas campaign stand out

It may be roasting outside, but for marketers, Christmas is just around the corner. Maddie Cullen of Ready Agency provides some tips on targeting consumers during the...

The latest IPA Bellwether report from the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising reveals a significant increase in the number of clients increasing their spend on ‘sales promotion’, at +4.0.

IPA Bellwether shows increase in promotional marketing spend in Q2 2018

The latest IPA Bellwether report from the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising reveals a significant increase in the number of clients increasing their spend on...

Young people are far more vulnerable to being scammed than their grandparents, despite the archetypal image of a scam victim is someone who is elderly and isolated, according to new research.

Young people more at risk of falling for prize draw scams, says new research

Young people are far more vulnerable to being scammed than their grandparents, despite the archetypal image of a scam victim is someone who is elderly and isolated,...

Agile start-ups are subverting the grocery aisles – older brands must learn their tricks to stay ahead of them, says Sam Bannister of Brass Agency

Heritage Brands: Staying Relevant Amongst the Cool New Challengers

Agile start-ups are subverting the grocery aisles – older brands must learn their tricks to stay ahead of them, says Sam Bannister of Brass Agency You only have to...

Gen Z accepts ads, but will ignore the ones that don’t deliver tangible value, says Vaughan Edmonds at global brand experience agency Sense. Image: Elijah O'Donnell, Unsplash

“Senator, we run ads”: why Generation Z offers brands a reason to be optimistic

Generation Z accepts ads, but will ignore the ones that don’t deliver tangible value, says Vaughan Edmonds at global brand experience agency Sense. It’s 10 April...

On-pack promotions are still an important part of the marketing mix despite the rise of online shopping, with new research finding that most consumers (66%) said promotions make brands more attractive. However, consumers also want the convenience which new technology can add to promotions, including recent developments such as online receipt validation.

Consumers still like on-pack promotions, but want extra convenience digital brings

On-pack promotions are still an important part of the marketing mix despite the rise of online shopping, with new research finding that most consumers (66%) said...

Regulations governing how social media influencers advertise products online are confusing and unclear, with the UK public overwhelmingly believing the system should be more transparent, new research reveals.

UK public wants rules on social influencers tightened up

Regulations governing how social media influencers advertise products online are confusing and unclear, with the UK public overwhelmingly believing the system should be...

Independent shopper insights consultancy Shoppercentric has published its Shopper Stock Take Index for a third year, which reveals that 41% of consumers use store loyalty cards ‘a lot’ and 47% use them ‘occasionally’. Only 1% of survey respondents said they had never heard of loyalty cards.

Shoppercentric research: in tough times, consumers favour loyalty cards

Independent shopper insights consultancy Shoppercentric has published its Shopper Stock Take Index for a third year, which reveals that 41% of consumers use store...