Samsung is hoping its marquee Olympics ad ‘The Anthem’ can break down geographic barriers as it pushes forward with its aim to adopt a ‘human focus’ in its marketing.
Roisin Donnelly, P&G’s brand director for Northern Europe, admitted to Marketing Week that it will be more challenging to engage the British public for the Rio Olympics with its latest ‘Thank you, mum’ campaign but that British patriotism and a unified brand approach will cut through.
With just over 100 days to go until Rio 2016, brands stand to benefit greatly from being associated with the major sporting event as research reveals a third of people define themselves as ‘obsessed’ with the Olympic Games.
Thirty marketers have been selected to take part in this year’s UK Scholarship programme, which aims to prepare emerging leaders to take on senior and board- level roles.
The Government has confirmed that it is moving forward with its proposals for HFSS advertising restrictions, under which Cadbury will be unable to widely advertise its 30% reduced sugar Dairy Milk chocolate.
The famous slogan has been revived for KFC’s latest advertising campaign, after a year on temporary hiatus as the brand responded to Covid-19.
We may be living through a pandemic, just emerging from lockdown and fresh from a global crisis, but Walkers and Paddy Power believe now is the right time for marketers to regain their sense of humour.