Competitive Edge
Category: Lesson 4.7 – Advertising

Amazon Breaches TV’s Last Stronghold With $13 Billion Bet on NFL

When the National Football League’s regular season kicks off Thursday, millions of fans will settle into their easy chairs to watch America’s biggest, richest sport. But a different, multibillion dollar match will unfold a week later. Click here to read the story at finance.yahoo.com. Discussion Questions: What are broadcast rights?

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At MTV’s Video Music Awards, Advertisers Work to Strike Right Chord

When advertisers take these days to MTV’s long-running “Video Music Awards,” they are hoping viewers will be as interested in what interrupts the action as they are in the trophy-winners themselves. Click here to read the story at variety.com. Discussion Questions: What is the difference between the marketing of sports and

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Gaaaap! Latest rivalry in college football pits Aflac Duck against new nemesis, Gap Goat, representing the gap between what health insurance covers and what Americans are able to pay

Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental health insurance in the U.S., is kicking off its marketing campaign for the 2022-2023 college football season to shine a light on the gap between health insurance and medical bills.  Click here to read the story at finance.yahoo.com. Discussion Questions: What is the difference

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Chipotle bends reality in new ad during NHL game

Chipotle this week unveiled a new mixed-reality ad with the Colorado Avalanche NHL team, according to details shared with Marketing Dive. Click here to read the story at marketingdive.com. Discussion Questions: What is advertising? What is a virtual advertisement? According to your textbook (The Business of Sports & Entertainment), what

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BodyArmor Animates Top Athletes in ‘Edge vs. Everybody’

BodyArmor animates a quartet of star athletes to hype its caffeinated Edge sports drink in the brand’s first-ever national TV spot breaking during the NBA playoffs. Click here to read the story at musebycl.io. Discussion Questions: What is positioning? What message is BodyArmor communicating to consumers with this campaign? What

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