Championship Manager, the computer game, has become the first British brand to purchase a footballer. Non-league defender Adam Garner has been signed from Chippenham Town.
Having earned itself a reputation as a chocolate bar people either bought at the airport or discount shops, Covid gave Toblerone the punch it needed to reposition and relaunch the brand.
Marketers should view their relationships with consumers as a “collaboration”, said global brand marketing manager Janine Hearn-Odell.
The outgoing group brand and reputation director explains why it’s crucial for marketers to avoid the “pet projects” of senior leaders and keep their eyes on the prize.
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