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Love cooking but hate washing? This brand gets you


Love cooking but hate washing? This brand gets you

Earlier this summer, Finish, the leading dishwasher detergent brand launched a first of its kind – a contextual marketing digital campaign.

It hinged around the love women have for cooking for their loved ones during the month of Ramadan & contrastingly, the hate they have for the dirty dishes this cooking creates.

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The 100% digital campaign targeting Saudi women was based on insights that their search for recipes spiked by 50% during the Holy month of Ramadan as they loved to cook for their loved ones; it holds special meaning to them.

However, like every love story, there’s always a villain.

In this case, it’s the dirty dishes.

Why? They’re what stands between her and what she loves to do after Iftar! And so the Love Cooking/Hate Dishwashing Campaign was launched with this big idea.

The campaign revolved around their hero asset, a 6-second unskippable bumper showcasing the most searched Ramadan dishes, followed by the question “Love cooking, Hate Dishwashing?” and proposes a solution – a dishwasher, prompting the start of the user journey towards a purchase.

Through data management and retargeting and the support of influencer marketing, Finish was able to provide the user with the right information to make that purchase decision.

“Finish is on a journey of building awareness & relevance for dishwashers leveraging relevant occasions, one of which is Ramadan.

Ramadan was a step in this direction and the connection between Ramadan, food and dirty dishes is obvious.

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“Finish really outdid itself in building relevance for the auto dish category in a month where consumers have only ever thought of food,” said Kapil Bose, Regional Category Marketing Manager, Reckitt Benckiser.

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