Four Square takes out April Kantar Ad Impact Award
Returning to our TV screens after an almost two-decade long hiatus, Four Square takes out the April 2023 Kantar Ad Impact Award with their ad “The King’s Feast”. An entertaining watch, this ad effectively launches Four Square’s new platform “What’ll it be today?” and reminds us of the strong ties the store has in communities across New Zealand.
Strong creative equals strong profitability!
Did you know that the most creative and effective ads generate more than four times as much profit as those with low creative quality? If you are looking at which growth levers to pull or are looking to build your case to hold onto creative budget in these lean times, this is certainly something worth factoring into your thinking.
ITM takes out March Kantar Ad Impact Award
The Kantar Ad Impact Award for March 2023 goes to ITM for “We speak builder - Shocker”. Sharing with us some entertaining and quirky Kiwi banter, the Brand and its peerless understanding of its customers are effortlessly combined in this wonderful TVC that oozes genuine warmth and Kiwi charm.
Creative Effectiveness Awards 2023
Revealed: the most creative and effective ads from 2022, judged by consumers. And the secrets behind their success.
The first Kantar Ad Impact Award of 2023 goes to…. Hellers!
The first Kantar Ad Impact Award of 2023 goes to Hellers for “Happy 38th Birthday Hellers”. The TVC takes a trip down memory lane highlighting campaigns of the past, as always with Leigh Hart as the face of the ad.
Whittaker’s takes out the Kantar Supreme Ad Impact Award for 2022
Out of 159 TV ads tested as part of the 2022 Kantar Ad Impact Awards, Whittaker’s television commercial ‘Whittaker’s J.H. Returns’ has taken out the top spot, receiving the Supreme Ad Impact Award. Throughout 2022, Kantar’s monthly winners demonstrated a strong presence of Kiwi brands that created impactful copy with themes showcasing brand history, authenticity, local pride, and using quintessential Kiwi humour to help endear them to consumers. Once again as in 2021, based on the metrics that matter in creating impactful advertising, another local brand has triumphed.
Whittaker’s takes out November Kantar Ad Impact Award
The November Kantar Ad Impact Award goes to Whittaker’s “The Gift of Great Taste” advert from their “Best is Always Better” campaign series. The chocolate time machine returns along with J.H. Whittaker – teaching the gift of giving and spreading the joy that is Whittaker’s chocolate, perfect for the festive season.
Kāpiti takes out October Kantar Ad Impact Award
The October Kantar Ad Impact Award goes to Kāpiti’s “Too Good To Share” advert. With its playful, yet short and simple story line that is easy for viewers to follow, it engages its audience and makes them love the brand while also standing out vs other yoghurt brands – setting their brand apart.
It’s now becoming more than just prudent to pre-test ads; it’s becoming a prerequisite
We are living in extraordinary times. A global pandemic followed by world-wide inflation. Every business is taking a good long hard look at its financials and planning its path forward with diligence. The same holds true for cost centres like marketing and brand management. What is the best way forward in these unprecedented times? How do we make the most of our marketing dollar?
Ford takes out September Kantar Ad Impact Award
This month’s Kantar Ad Impact Award goes to Ford for their “All Electric Ford Mustang Mach-E” advert which introduces the new all electric Mustang to New Zealand. With its evocative voiceover of Henry Ford’s historic quote, scenes of horses running and quick close-up shots of the Mustang Mach-E, this 30’ TV advert quickly captures the audience’s attention...