March 2018

Experiential Marketing

Why and How Experiential Marketing Appeals to Millennials

Millennials are the largest living generation in the United States as well as in South Africa. It is therefore not surprising that, with a staggering $3.39 trillion in spending power, millennials currently have the most consumer influence of any generation. Greg Martin from Tradeway commented that it is apparent that traditional marketing strategies no longer …

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Experiential marketing

Employ Experiential Marketing to Extract High Value Experience on Campus

Spending and brand engagement among millennials and Generation Z consumers have shifted over the past decade – they have become more responsive to experiential marketing. With traditional outbound messaging lagging behind, the shift is evident across all types of advertising and marketing niches. Apple and Google, retail giants such as they are, tapped into this …

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Product Placement

The Exciting Opportunities of Product Placement

Manet’s painting, A Bar at the Folies-Berere, featuring two bottles with a distinctive label and shape which allowed them to be identified as Bass beer, was perhaps the first example of (inadvertent?) product placement. Today, the concept has evolved to experience-focused propositions designed to enhance the viewing experience. Not only has product placement come a …

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