SABMiller says the success of Peroni, which it claims is the number one super-premium beer in the UK, is much more a story of marketing than sales as it looks to redefine how and when consumers drink beer amid a wider slowdown in alcohol sales.
With an AB InBev and SABMiller takeover on the cards, Marketing Week explores whether the never-ending quest for global expansion could lead to a consumer backlash.
Camden Town Brewery is launching its first above the line campaign since AB InBev acquired the business in December last year. While the takeover news was met with widespread criticism within the craft community, the brand’s managing director Mark Turner insists the brand has remained independent.
The latest IPA Bellwether Report shows small signs of improvement compared to the “nadir for UK marketing budgets” seen during the second quarter, but the devastating effects of Covid-19 continue to be felt across all sectors.
Greenpeace wants to take on the meat industry in the same way it took on fossil fuel companies to create the link between its actions and climate change.
Google might have an 80% share of the search market, but as the investigation by the US Department of Justice will no doubt show there are now many more ways people find information online.
Corporate-NGO partnerships have become increasingly important as brands seek to live up to their purpose during a year characterised by Covid-19 and global calls for social justice.