Get the latest insight and thinking from Spark Foundry
Insights Accelerated: Q2 2023
The Q2 2023 edition of Insights Accelerated explores how consumer interest across three key themes is shifting. Read on as we take a deep dive into what’s driving these changes and how brands can harness them to drive growth.
Insights Accelerated: Q1 2023
The latest edition of Insights Accelerated report looks at three key themes and how consumer interest them has changed over time. Get the report now and discover the trends and driving forces behind these shifts and what brands can do to leverage them and maximise growth.
Insights Accelerated: Q4 2022
The Q4 2022 edition of Insights Accelerated explores how consumer interest across three key themes is shifting. Read on as we take a deep dive into what’s driving these changes and how brands can harness them to drive growth.
Lessons from Black Friday
Three trends to consider in planning for 2023.
Insights Accelerated: Q3 2022
The second edition of Insights Accelerated shows how consumer interest across three key themes is shifting. Read on as we take a deep dive into what’s driving these changes and how brands can harness them to drive growth.
Delving into the cost-of-living crisis
We delve deeper into the latest developments in the cost-of-living crisis, the seismic impact it's having on consumers, and critically how advertisers should react in a fast-changing media landscape.
Advertising in a Recession
An overview of the approaching economic impacts and how brands can use them to their advantage.
Insights Accelerated: Q2 2022
Insights Accelerated is a report with a difference. For the next year, we'll review three topics each quarter, making predictions and assessing them in the next report. We'll track trends and measure accuracy every step of the way.
2022 Market Headlines: Summer Edition
The after-effects of the pandemic, the ongoing war in Ukraine, the Cost of Living Crisis and the first ever winter Men’s Football World Cup are but a few of the factors impacting the UK media market this year. In the face of such turbulence, staying abreast of changes in the media market will be crucial for advertisers looking to plan ahead. To help, Spark Foundry will be bringing you quarterly updates on pricing and the latest news on some of the challenges that brands face in the coming months.
Navigating a Cookieless Future
In mid-2023, third-party cookies are likely to be removed from Google Chrome – the start of the cookieless future. Read the insights from our March '22 webinar and panel debate which explored the implications for advertisers and brands alike.
Google Sunsets FLoC and Introduces Topics
In early 2022 Google announced that they would be changing the way in which they remove 3rd party cookies from Google chrome. Specifically, they’re no longer doing “Federated Learning of Cohorts” (FLoC) and they’re now doing “Topics”. What is FLoC, what are Topics, what does it mean for advertisers and the industry – let’s find out.
IAB Pop-ups are Not GDPR Compliant
On the 2nd February 2022, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (acting on behalf of the EU) made a draft ruling that cookie consent popups (the ones you see when you go to a website and it asks for consent to track you) are not GDPR compliant. We delve in to the detail.