Argos is teaming up with charity Help the Hospices to launch a customer donation scheme in an effort to raise &£250,000 in two years. Tick To Give enables consumers to make an additional 20p payment by marking a box when placing an order with the retailer. The extra cash will be given to the hospice organisation.
The car manufacturer’s UK marketing boss believes brands cannot and should not go dark during a recession, especially in the auto industry where long-term planning is key.
Budgets contracted at the fastest pace since the IPA Bellwether began more than 20 years ago, with all areas of marketing impacted.
The tech giant’s UK CMO Paul Bolt believes future success will be gained by staying “humble” and remaining optimistic about the challenges of a post-pandemic world.
PepsiCo may have cut its marketing spend during the coronavirus crisis, but it believes that has led it to “become better” at marketing as it focuses more on activities that generate higher ROI.