Super Expensive, Super Perplexing
February 11, 2021
Why would any company spend $5.5 million for a 30-second Super Bowl ad that leaves viewers perplexed as some glitzy and abstract commercials did? After production costs are tacked on, you’d think advertisers would want their messages clearly understood especially in difficult times.
Some prominent advertisers, such as Coca Cola, Budweiser and Pepsi, traditional large buyers, skipped Super Bowl LV; however, WeatherTech did not.
After game, the list of best and worst ads was released. It did not include three commercials sponsored by WeatherTech – the privately held Chicago-area manufact...