If Brexit were a brand – I mean a real brand, one you buy in a supermarket to wash your undies with – things would have been a lot simpler last week.
Mark Ritson, our award-winning columnist, consultant and marketing professor, is never one to shy away from an opinion and he had plenty of those in his talk at Marketing Week Live. Ritson gave his view on the importance (or lack thereof) of eight marketing concepts: millennials, CSR, brand purpose, brand valuation, digital marketing, zero based budgets, targeting and TV advertising.
There is an urgent need to translate digital views into TV audiences and vice versa otherwise brands will continue to be misled by thin digital video viewing estimates.
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Mastercard’s Raja Rajamannar set up a risk management function within marketing three years ago, which has enabled the business to better cope with the fallout of the pandemic.
Advertising generally takes precedence over the more modest discipline of design when it comes to brand strategy, but marketers should recognise that they have the same influence over consumers’ perceptions.
At the end of every week, I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From mitigating the impact of Covid on your career to Virgin’s updated loyalty offer, it’s been a busy week. Here’s my take.