Matalan was seeking a way to stand out in a crowded market. Being out-of-town often meant being out-of-mind, so they wanted ways to give customers compelling reasons to shop, whilst increasing fashion credentials.


Fashion purchases are influenced by 3 key factors: the brand's fashion credentials, influencer recommendation and celebrity endorsement.


The challenge for 2017/18 was about creating business. We would develop 'The Show' to a broadcast quality format, featuring a far greater range of celebrities and influencers showcasing a broader product range, demonstrating value and driving sales.


18% Rise in TV ROI since the start of the campaign in 2016

13% Rise in ad recognition (at an all time high)

5% Rise in advertising awareness

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We saw a real step-change in Year 2 with the creative refresh; driving key messages around product and value whilst pushing awareness to their highest level in 6 years. Vicki Troman, Senior Comms Strategy Manager

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