Explores advertising in a recession through the evidence available in the Warc archives and beyond - typically, recessions will cause businesses to reign in advertising spend in the short term, a mistake, the paper argues, that could cause long term damage to a brand.
Nicholas De Canha, Michael Ewing, and Ali Tamaddoni, Journal of Advertising Research, Digital First, March 2019
The advertising-sales relationship remains paramount. This study, believed to be the largest that focuses on automotive sales and advertising, investigates ceilings and thresholds by optimizing budget allocations among media.
Gian M. Fulgoni, Journal of Advertising Research, Vol. 58, No. 4, 2018, pp. 390-393
This article examines marketing-mix models and how data issues are limiting marketers’ capabilities. As the Internet grew in the nineties, challenges emerged for the availability of causal data that fueled marketing-mix models, as it created difficult-to-measure touchpoints.
Emma Pengelly, Event Reports, IAB UK Digital Upfronts: JCDecaux, October 2018
A recent study by specialist media consultancy, Work Research, reveals there is disparity between marketers’ desires to pursue long-term brand building strategies and the reality of allocating media money to short-term sales response channels.
The share of adspend taken by digital media has a discernible positive relationship with company value, albeit only to a certain point, according to a study published in the Journal of Advertising Research (JAR).
Judy Ma and Brian Du, Journal of Advertising Research, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2018, pp. 326-337
As companies continue to shift advertising expenditures toward digital-media channels, the benefits of digital advertising (adaptability of content, more efficient consumer targeting, and higher reach per dollar) must be weighed against the opportunity cost (forgone synergy between digital and traditional advertising).