Advertising

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How Hornbach’s playful take on DIY made tools cool again

German store Hornbach has established itself as the cathedral of DIY, with years of tongue-in-cheek advertising that’s appealed to home improvers’ sense of humour. We delve into why it works so well, and what it can teach advertisers about the current mania for purpose

How brands can up their game in the world of esports

Esports have rapidly evolved into a billion dollar industry, but it’s still often deemed the “wild west” for brands. We speak to experts from Copa90 and 72andSunny Amsterdam about why it’s such a complex landscape, and what potential opportunities and pitfalls brands need to look out for

What’s next for ASMR

The use of ASMR (sound effects that create a deeply immersive experience) by brands and marketers rocketed last year. But is it just a fad or can the trend develop into something more meaningful? Here, Anne-Laure Pingreoun of Alter-Projects argues it can