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Travel brands in trust crisis thanks to fickle holidaymakers

Travel brands in trust crisis thanks to fickle holidaymakers

by on December 5, 2018

As holiday season draws to a close, brand technology agency, Great State announces results of its Summer holiday consumer survey

Over half (52%) of UK holidaymakers do not consistently book with the same providers according to new research from brand technology agency,Great State.

In total over 1000 UK consumers* were surveyed, to explore their attitudes and behaviours in relation to leisure travel and travel brands.

The research was commissioned to uncover how the UK’s holiday makers are booking holidays now, their habits and what this means for travel brands in a competitive marketplace.

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Research : The worst side of recruitment for market research is like dating in the pre-internet age

Research : The worst side of recruitment for market research is like dating in the pre-internet age

by on October 15, 2018

Casting a Light on recruitment for research   

By Jhanne Litson. Head of Casting for Flamingo Strategic Insight Agency

It could be said that the worst side of recruitment for market research is like dating in the pre-internet age: lots of fishing in the same murky pools, armed with endless lists of requirements, and ultimately resulting in forced, fruitless conversations. 

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New study finds uncertain rewards motivate consumers to make repeat purchases

New study finds uncertain rewards motivate consumers to make repeat purchases

by on September 14, 2018

Marketers everywhere are looking for what will entice consumers to make a purchase—not just once but repeatedly—and new research points to a rather surprising result.

While conventional wisdom says that people don’t like uncertain gains or rewards, a study from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business finds that uncertainty can play an important role in motivating repeat behaviours.

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New Research : Which company branding has stood the test of time?

New Research : Which company branding has stood the test of time?

by on August 11, 2018

Britain’s favourite logo is Coca-Cola’s, according to a new poll. The iconic red and white symbol was first revealed in the late 1800s and has remained largely unchanged ever since.

It’s so popular the logo can commonly be found on fashionable clothing items, homeware and other desirables - while vintage items featuring the logo can sell for thousands of pounds. Second spot was secured by US fast-food chain, McDonald’s - ahead of Disney’s Mickey Mouse silhouette logo in third and Cadbury’s logo in fourth.

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Flamingo Brexit anniversary study finds Britain to be ‘a wounded and rudderless place’

Flamingo Brexit anniversary study finds Britain to be ‘a wounded and rudderless place’

by on August 2, 2018

Global strategic insight agency Flamingo’s report, The Illusion of Democracy, prepared for the Sunday Times, has found the country to be wounded and disillusioned.

Launched to coincide with the second anniversary of the EU referendum, the report, based on in-depth interviews with people across Britain (a mix of leave and remain voters, EU nationals and young people who were not old enough to vote at the time), it shows that the polarising jubilation, devastation and relief seen in the immediate aftermath of the vote has now given way to a more united sense of frustration, disillusionment and potentially dangerous cynicism towards mainstream politics.

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New Research : Hospitality leads digital transformation of luxury category …  Zenith

New Research : Hospitality leads digital transformation of luxury category … Zenith

by on May 14, 2018

Luxury advertising is rapidly shifting towards digital media, led by luxury hospitality brands. 50% of luxury hospitality advertising will be digital this year, up from 47% in 2017, according to Zenith’s Luxury Advertising Expenditure Forecasts 2018, published today.

Across all luxury brands, 33% of advertising will be digital this year, up from 30% in 2017.

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Events : “GDPR – Respondents, Research and the Law” – exploring the key issues that may have been overlooked

Events : “GDPR – Respondents, Research and the Law” – exploring the key issues that may have been overlooked

by on April 23, 2018

The objective of this important GDPR seminar is to look beyond the practicalities associated with compliance to explore the key issues that may have been overlooked, or inadequately explored by researchers.

Friday 18th May 2018 – Devon Suite, Grand Connaught Rooms, Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2 5BA.

Click here >>>> to book your place.

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Mobile ads: they don’t have to be amazing, they just have to be right … IAB UK research

Mobile ads: they don’t have to be amazing, they just have to be right … IAB UK research

by on March 21, 2018

IAB UK research from more than 1200 UK online adults reveals that ‘fit for purpose’ ads significantly increase brand metrics for advertisers

The IAB UK today released a study that looked at the best ways to advertise to people on smartphones and revealed that fit for purpose ads – those optimised for smartphones – can shift brand metrics and can increase positive perceptions such as the brand being viewed as more premium and more trusted.  [more…]

Kantar & IAB: digital ads raise brand awareness by 12%

Kantar & IAB: digital ads raise brand awareness by 12%

by on March 16, 2018

The IAB UK commissioned a meta-analysis report in an effort to understand the level of effectiveness of digital display advertising campaigns. 

In collaboration with Kantar Millward Brown, OnDevice Research and Research and Analysis of Media (RAM), the analysis collated results from 675 individual campaigns from 2008 through 2017.

The metrics used in the analysis measured the effectiveness for four main marketing objectives - awareness, brand perception, education and sales intent across each of the campaigns. [more…]

Women for Women : Princess Diana beats the Virgin Mary to be named the nation’s ideal mother

by on March 9, 2018

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