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Category: Advertising

Apple privacy changes prompt some advertisers to turn toward shoppable TV ads

No, you’re not imagining it: There are lots of ways you can purchase products onscreen. Whether streaming a show on Roku, watching a video on YouTube, or thumbing through TikTok, shoppable ads are seemingly everywhere—even on traditional TV. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What is advertising? What is interactive marketing?

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Kohl’s brings holiday promotion to TikTok, metaverse

Kohl’s Corp. is unveiling an omnichannel holiday marketing campaign that includes leading-edge social media and metaverse components. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What is promotion? What are the different forms of promotion? What are sweepstakes? Describe the Kohl’s sweepstakes promotion referenced in this news story.

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Alberta marketing campaign encourages Toronto residents to move

The Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) Bloor-Yonge subway station is covered with Alberta is Calling posters, displaying messages about better affordability and job opportunities and strongly encouraging Torontonians to move out west. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: Why might the Province of Alberta want to encourage Toronto residents

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Pete Davidson Is Helming Taco Bell’s Breakfast Pop-Up Campaign

Taco Bell is launching a multi-city breakfast tour as part of its “apology” for creations of breakfast menus past. As part of this campaign, Taco Bell has enlisted Pete Davidson for “The Apology” ad video. In it, Davidson, of Saturday Night Live and celebrity dating bingo fame, eats a Taco Bell Breakfast Crunchwrap. Click here

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Carl’s Jr. & Hardee’s Reveal New Brand Identity

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands are getting a makeover with a new redesign that is aimed at making the brand “look as good as the food tastes.” Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What is a brand? What is a brand identity? Why are brand identities

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