Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer, found an innovative way to challenge stereotypes by asking several of its marketers, as well as agency representatives, to take DNA tests and explore their own genetic heritage.
FMCG giant Unilever has turned its gaze inwards as part of its ongoing campaign against stereotyping, with an exercise designed to jolt its top marketers into greater awareness of unwitting stereotyping and ‘Unstereotype Bootcamps’ to ...
Gerard M. Stegmaier and Mark Quist, Admap, May 2019
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) will transform the legal compliance requirements for businesses that buy, sell, and use personal information throughout the global advertising ecosystem.
Bot fraud will fall to $5.8bn in 2019, when more attempts at this kind of deception will fail than succeed for the first time, according to a study from trade body the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and cybersecurity firm White Ops.
Marketers are often guilty of a tendency to “segment everything into little boxes”, but consumers rarely fit neatly into their assigned roles and it can be easy to miss the subtle changes that are taking place across demographics.
Explores how the roles of modern men in society are changing and advises on how marketers should respond to this behavioural change in order to effectively advertise to men, particularly across different cultures and at a time of social change.
Looks at how women's roles in society have changed and continue to evolve, meaning brands have had to adopt how they engage this audience, by promoting female empowerment, removing gender bias and ensuring women are part of the client and agency teams.
Sam Clough, WARC Best Practice, July 2016
This article seeks to establish best practices for marketing to children, both causes of parental spending and consumers in their own right - an attractive audience for marketers, they exert influence far beyond toys, to supermarket shops, family holidays, and even the car.
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