John Kiser and Narith Panh, ESOMAR, Big Data World, November 2017
Discusses what problems marketers may face when using virtual reality technology in the automotive category by evaluating results from research in Germany that compared a VR showroom with a real studio.
Louise den Uijl, Marion Emorine, Sjoerd Koornstra, Maaike Hagen and Wim Hamaekers, ESOMAR, Congress, 2017
This paper reports the findings of a study by beer brand Heineken exploring whether beer-food pairings, as predicted by big data machine-learning algorithms, are successful when tasted by real consumers in France and the US.
Alexandra Chirilov, ESOMAR, Congress, 2017
This paper describes a research project assessing the validity of virtual reality (VR) as a data collection tool for market researchers, using the example of conjoint analysis in the German automotive sector.
Junichi Ichiba, Humphrey Chen and Yuki Tanaka, ESOMAR, Congress, 2017
This paper explains how Coca-Cola Japan, the soft drinks company, used innovative methodologies and a virtual experience technology to develop a new serving model for the freshly-brewed 'authentic' coffee it offers in convenience stores (CVS).
NEW YORK: Creating “captivating and compelling” experiences is a more potent way for brands to achieve viral effects for online games than offering incentives for sharing, according to a study published in the Journal of Advertising ...
Damien Renard and Denis Darpy, Journal of Advertising Research, Vol. 57, No. 2, 2017, pp. 173-181
To encourage viral spread, companies attempt to create captivating and compelling online games. The current research examines the effects of requiring players to use skills when playing games versus rewarding players who recommend games to others.
This article presents advances in 3D, VR and AR technologies that are providing auto marketers with powerful experiential tools capable of generating deeper and more intuitive insights which can better engage consumers emotionally.
NEW YORK: The recent use of virtual reality (VR) in marketing has been largely underwhelming and brands involved need ask themselves if they really need to be using it now, a new study says, while adding that it will be a game changer in the ...
LONDON: The coming year is likely to see many marketers investing in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), but before they do so, they should consider how to measure benefits against objectives, according to a Warc report.
Matt Kleinschmit, Andrew Reid and Richard Rizzo, ESOMAR, Congress, Atlanta, September 2012
In this paper Matt Kleinschmit and Andrew Reid, of US firm Vision Critical, review the latest innovations in virtual testing technologies and applications, such as virtual shopping, virtual banking, virtual mailbox.
Will McInnes, WARC Best Practice, July 2017
This article provides a best practice guide to social media listening – the process of capturing mentions of brands on the internet – and how marketers can better understand and respond to their audiences’ feelings and sentiments.
This article, taken from the Warc Toolkit 2017 report, looks at the implications for marketers of the rise of 'dark social' seen in recent years through the proliferation of chat apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Line and WeChat.
Joeri Van den Bergh, Patrick Alders, Anneleen Boullart and Martijn Van Bijnen, ESOMAR, Qualitative, November 2014
This paper sets out research undertaken by Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) in Northern Europe to better understand the lives and needs of millennials, how these build into trends and how VIMN can best serve this group.