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Footwear-Themed Playlists

Puma's Anthem Pack Football Shoes are Accompanied by Playlists

— August 20, 2019 — Pop Culture
To kick off the release of its Anthem Pack football shoes, Puma integrated content from music streaming platform Spotify to help players pump themselves up to perform at their peak on the field. Puma collaborated with a handful of ambassadors to create playlists based on the songs that they usually listen to right before they are getting ready to play.

On the Puma Football account on Spotify, listeners are now able to tune into playlists from people like David Silva, Axel Witsel and Luis Suarez, each of which begins with a special message from the collaborator. Together, all seem to agree that getting into the right headspace with music is of the utmost importance before a match.
Trend Themes
1. Music-integrated Products - Brands can collaborate with music streaming platforms to create product experiences that incorporate personalized playlists.
2. Athlete-curated Playlists - Athletes can work with brands to curate playlists that resonate with their fans and enhance their brand image.
3. Emotional Pre-game Rituals - Brands can tap into the power of emotional connections by offering products and experiences that help users channel their emotions before important events.
Industry Implications
1. Sportswear - Sportswear brands can explore incorporating music-related features into their products, such as integrated playlists.
2. Music Streaming - Music streaming platforms can expand their partnerships with brands to offer curated playlists and exclusive content.
3. Athlete Marketing - Brands can leverage athlete partnerships to create unique marketing campaigns that connect with consumers through music and emotions.
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