Mac vs PC


‘Is comparative advertising dead?’ asked an article recently. The thrust of the argument was that: – product differentiation is dead and hence comparative advertising is dead – comparative advertising is driven by pompous marketer’s ego – its impact on the consumer was minimal The article cites examples from the FMCG world and the recent spat between Airtel & Jio in India. In my view, a poorly thought through and executed comparative ad campaign (in this…