Super Bowl ads: Super expensive, super perplexing
Last updated 2/11/2021 at 10:59am
Why would any company spend $5.5 million for a 30-second Super Bowl ad which 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, Weather Tech did not.
After game, the list of best and worst ads was released. It did not include three commercials sponsored by Weather Tech — the privately held Chicago-area manufa...