Insights & Updates

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Sports Fans Are as Loyal as They Come

What happened to the loyal sports fans when COVID-19 caused all activities to come to a grinding halt? The cancellation of live sports was very upsetting to many fans and created a massive hole in many advertisers’ media buys. There has been so much uncertainty lately, but one thing is certain, these sports fans are loyal. Marketers have been hard pressed to find ways to fill the void of live sports on their media buys, but the wait for the original impressions draw is over.

Research on the phases of COVID-19: The 4 F’s

The phases generally follow those of coping, including shock, anger, resistance and acceptance, according to an ongoing study being conducted by Rain's Brand Strategy & Research team.

The Pandemic Is Showing Just How Much Working Moms Have to Juggle

In early March, Covid-19 rapidly shifted what day-to-day life looked like for many agency moms. The greatest gift this Mother's Day would be to eliminate the bias against working mothers.

COVID-19 Consumer Research Wave II

Wave II of the MindReader COVID-19 Consumer Research study breaks out findings in four sections: Consumer Concern & Confidence, Economic Outlook & Spending, Media & Other Activities, and Advertising & Messaging.