Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Advertisements for staple foods increasing

The New York Times recently took an in-depth look at how the dynamics of advertising has changed in magazine since the economic collapse. Meal time products in magazines have dramatically increased, including advertisements for ketchup, mayonnaise and peanut butter. With shoppers buying more staple meal time products and avoiding the gourmet meals, these brands have found a wider audience in magazine advertising. It has also allowed for staple brands such as Betty Crocker and Bumble Bee to create more premium products under the familiar brand to capitalize on the consumer shift. Read the full article here.

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