This page displays one of MarketingTrendTracker’s many current trends.

Interactive Advertising Bureau Warns Media Industry of Coming Disruption

Trend Summary: The Direct-Brand revolution is predicted to hit the global media industry hard.


The world's major media companies have this week been advised by the Interactive Advertising Bureau [IAB] to ready themselves for another wave of disruption. Moreover, warns the IAB, the global media mammoths had better be ...

...  well armed.

According to the IAB the direct-brand revolution is starting, and it might not be pretty for the media industy's largeest  incumbent players.

At this week's IAB introductory event, 'The Direct Brand Economy', speakers focused on fast-emerging disruptor brands such as Quip, Casper and Hubble, digitally born companies that see everything from data and dashboards to traditional advertising and podcasts to partnerships with brick-and-mortar retailers.

Direct brands, notes the IAB,  represent a new marketing segment with theoretically unlimited ad budgets — since the more products these companies sell, the more ads they want to buy, creating big opportunities for media sellers.

Read the original unabridged MediaPost.com article.

[Estimated timeframe:Q1 2018]

All data sources are attributed with links to the original insight. The insight is then summarised and, where appropriate, enhanced with additional information.

...  well armed.

According to the IAB the direct-brand revolution is starting, and it might not be pretty for the media industy's largeest  incumbent players.

At this week's IAB introductory event, 'The Direct Brand Economy', speakers focused on fast-emerging disruptor brands such as Quip, Casper and Hubble, digitally born companies that see everything from data and dashboards to traditional advertising and podcasts to partnerships with brick-and-mortar retailers.

Direct brands, notes the IAB,  represent a new marketing segment with theoretically unlimited ad budgets — since the more products these companies sell, the more ads they want to buy, creating big opportunities for media sellers.

Read the original unabridged MediaPost.com article.

[Estimated timeframe:Q1 2018]

All data sources are attributed with links to the original insight. The insight is then summarised and, where appropriate, enhanced with additional information.

Source: Mediapost.com
MTT insight URL: http://marketingtrendtracker.com/article.aspx?id=7366