Marketers consistently overestimate how much of their budget they will spend on social media as they struggle to integrate it with the rest of their strategy or prove ROI.
Reckitt Benckiser has big plans for 2017, including new product ranges and campaigns from its Durex and Scholl brands, a shift to zero-based budgeting and adapting to the new pressures of the retail environment.
New Marks & Spencer boss Steve Rowe used his first formal set of results to lay out a five point strategy that he hopes will revive the brand by appealing to ‘Mrs M&S’ but also to those customers that shop infrequently at its stores.
It takes courage to challenge the status quo and drive change but marketers are increasingly bowing to the pressure of the C-suite, which needs to stop.
Lurpak’s sizzling spot has many of the characteristics that “underpin” creative effective video in a YouTube context, according to the latest The Works study.
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The health and beauty retailer is also launching a campaign with poverty campaigner Jack Monroe to offer customers tips to help keep costs down as hygiene poverty is rising at an “alarming rate”.