Lay's - Happiness is Simple (CASSIES entry)

Lay's Chips, the biggest food brand in the US, had suffered declining sales for several years - in part because of misperceptions that its products contained trans fats.

Lay's – Happiness is Simple

Agency: Juniper Park


Business Results Period (Consecutive Months): January 2009 – June 2010

Start of Advertising/Communication Effort: January 7, 2009

Base Period for Comparison: January 2008 – December 2009

Geographic Area Covered: Continental United States

Annual Budget Range: Over $5 million


a) Overall Assessment

This is the story of an iconic brand turning its business around and posting unprecedented growth. At several billion dollars in sales, Lay’s Chips is the biggest food brand in the US. It is an icon...

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