Advertisements from Oman Air in-flight magazine. These two adverts are examples of how advertising adapts to culture and religion.
In this era of information overload consumers choose to pay less and less attention to advertising, especially on TV or the Internet. This street marketing approach may be quite effective as drivers have nowhere to go. Photo 1: Banner at a crossing in Mexico City.
Having recently experienced a ‘brownout’ (Rigby, 2015), I was looking for some deeper meaning and sense in my job; I am lecturer, and teach marketing, marketing research, and consumer behaviour. Some call such degrees “Micky Mouse degrees”: meaningless, vocational, and academically less rigorous than the traditional academic degrees. I have been working in academia for… Continue Reading