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Maybelline creates digital buzz using Display ads

Maybelline New York India partners with Amazon Display Ads to create a digital buzz during the Amazon India Fashion Week'16

With over 100’s of brands and designers showcasing their collections, Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) is one of the most sought-after fashion extravaganzas in India. To kick start the AIFW 2016 season with a bang, the young and vibrant brand Maybelline New York India ran a month long Display Ads** campaign on with the objectives of generating brand awareness and creating a buzz that would boost both online and offline sales.

Customized account management services

Amazon Display Ads offers valuable account management services with expertise in creating and optimizing a brand's advertising campaign. Each Maybelline ad led the shopper to a custom-made Maybelline brand page on which featured AIFW related content such as Maybelline’s select product portfolio, banners, videos and links to its social media pages. Amazon Premium Ads has assisted us in directing our marketing efforts to the right shoppers, hence increasing the effectiveness of our ad campaign.

“The team provided us with valuable creative and strategic guidance on how to reach-out to shoppers across mediums and assisted us with mobile responsive advertisements. Due to such prowess, we regard the Amazon Display Ads team as our advertising partner rather than a mere vendor", says Pooja, General Manager Marketing, Maybelline.

In-depth reporting

Another vital aspect is to be able to measure the success of an ad campaign. Amazon Display Ads, provides in-depth reporting with valuable metrics.

“While other ad platforms record impressions until click through rates, Amazon pushed the envelope by reporting interesting insights such as number of searches with intent", says Pooja.

Apart from the resounding success the campaign achieved online, it also was successful in creating a strong association with the AIFW and increased the brand’s recall during the event by creating a buzz on social media. Through this campaign Maybelline also shared content around make-up techniques for women to improve shopper experience and to enhance the beauty category.


With Amazon Display Ads, more customers viewed, researched, considered and purchased Maybelline products.

  • The campaign delivered a 203% ROI (return on ad spend)
  • The ads were viewed by 7 million unique shoppers
  • The ads lead to 270 thousand product detail page views