March 1, 2017

UEG Hires Creative and Strategy Leads, Moves Further Into ‘Traditional’ Agency Turf

United Entertainment Group has hired two agency veterans to lead its cross-client creative and strategy operations in an effort to compete more directly with “traditional” ad agencies.

February 16, 2017

What the NBA’s G-League Deal Means for Sports Marketing

With the National Basketball Association on Tuesday officially announcing it will rename its minor D-League the G-League after Gatorade, could the “Nike NBA” or “State Farm NBA” be next? Don’t count on it, say sports marketing experts.

February 1, 2017

Super Bowl Ads Get Political?

Watch Jarrod Moses, UEG President, Founder and CEO, discuss how some Super Bowl ads are becoming more political.

January 29, 2017

$5 Million for a Super Bowl Ad. Another Million or More to Market the Ad.

This month, Anheuser-Busch InBev hosted a dozen or so reporters at its airy New York office to discuss its advertising plans for the Super Bowl.

January 23, 2017

Why Budweiser Backed Out of the Olympics

Budweiser – -which rebranded itself “America” last year — is no longer Team USA’s beer. Anheuser Busch InBev has ended its sponsorship of the U.S. Olympic Team after a 32-year run that began with the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.

January 8, 2017

Celebs Enjoy Finger Lickin’ Good Snacks at the Golden Globes After Party

Watch TODAY show hosts, Natalie Morales and Al Roker, talk about their finger lickin’ good after party snack here!  

October 31, 2016

6 Social Media Archetypes for the Modern-Day Brand Influencer

Long before there was social advertising, there were archetypes. Not archetypes of brands, per se, but archetypes of the people we all admire and aspire to be. Those archetypes have shifted over time, from heroes of lore to sponsors of brands. But which heroes fight best for which brands is still an ever-evolving story even for the most socially savvy marketer.

October 20, 2016

Ken Bone Gets a Second Shot at his 15 Minutes by Telling Americans to Vote in this Izod Ad

Ken Bone, America’s favorite mustached-man-turned-meme of the 2016 presidential campaign, has teamed up with the very brand that made him famous in the first place—Izod.

The Belleville, Ill., resident became an internet celebrity this month after he asked a question of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at their debate in St. Louis while wearing a bright red half-zip Izod sweater.

October 13, 2016

Trump No Longer Welcome in Hollywood

Tinseltown thinks The Donald is toast — as far as his mainstream entertainment career is concerned, a host of Hollywood sources confirmed.

October 11, 2016

Trump Campaigns On, As Billy Bush Said To Be Negotiating Exit From NBC

Billy Bush is negotiating his departure from NBC’s Today, a unit of Comcast’s (CMCSA) NBCUniversal, according to reports by The Hollywood Reporter, and The Wall Street Journal. Bush, 44, who joined Today as an anchor in August could leave the show as early as this week, the publications reported.

October 7, 2016

Queen Latifah on Rachel Ray

Even royalty tells a lie sometimes. Members of our in-studio audience lined up to ask Queen Latifah their most pressing questions, and her answers are nothing but down-to-earth.  

September 20, 2016

Queen Latifah Launches Exclusive Floral Collection

Ahold USA today announced an exclusive partnership with award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer Queen Latifah on a unique and groundbreaking floral line. The Queen Collection is a first-of-its-kind line of floral bouquets and plants designed by Queen Latifah, reflecting her iconic style with beautiful arrangements and premium quality flowers.

September 7, 2016

United Entertainment Group and CitizenNet Put Big Data Behind Influencer Campaigns

New f(IQ) Score and Social Media Planner Will Help Marketers Measure Influence as a Function of Reach and Relative Trust

August 24, 2016

KFC Thinking Outside the Bucket with ‘Extra Crispy Sunscreen’

UEG and Edelman come together for some extra crispy fun on Fox Business this morning!

August 5, 2016

Marketers Reveal What’s Keeping Them Up at Night About Rio Olympics

The threats of Zika and terrorism have gotten most of the headlines, but traffic and infrastructure concerns are on marketers’ minds.

August 3, 2016

Olympic Sponsors Prepare to go ‘All In’ for the Games

Olympics sponsors heading to Rio de Janeiro this month are prepared. They are also prepared to wing it.