Santander’s marketing director tells Marketing Week the time is right to put its corporate and commercial proposition “in the spotlight” as it launches its first TV ad starring Succession’s Brian Cox.
ITV’s marketing push behind ITVX appears to be paying off, as YouGov BrandIndex data reveals a dramatic improvement in consideration since it replaced ITV Hub.
Much of the growth is being driven by the democratisation of software for SMEs, with web hosting firms Ionos By 1&1 and GoDaddy, as well as financial services brands Sage and Intuit, featuring in the top 10 B2B advertisers on TV last year.
The online retailer says it has progressed towards its strategic goals but remains exposed to overreliance on promotion and returns.
The hygiene business saw growth slow in the UK as the bathing and washing category declined but kept investment in its brand marketing high.
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