If a brand wants to sell to a mass market, sport delivers the eyeballs like nothing else writes Kevin Roberts. It’s why companies pay megabucks for spots around the Super Bowl, an event that is now routinely used to debut fresh creative work and which has, in the last decade or so, become a combative arena for the ad agencies, as well as competing teams.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today (Thursday) confirmed it will appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) decision to overturn or reduce doping bans given to 28 Russian athletes at the Swiss Federal Tribunal.
As more and more streaming services come to market, industry research suggests sharp resistance to consumers carrying more than three each, heightening the race for customer acquisition. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.
The telecommunication company’s 2019 rebrand saw it move toward a focus on community and social engagement, something it is intending to carry through into its lead partnerships of all four UK football associations.