This year’s BrandZ Top 100 sees Chinese brands move down in the rankings, owing also to the banking and oil and gas industries facing pressure. Chinese brands’ average value dropped by 9% versus 2015.
Tourism body VisitBritain is set to launch its largest marketing effort in China as it looks to not only boost tourism from the world’s fastest growing economy, but also to encourage visitors that start and finish their holidays in London to explore other parts of Britain.
As eastern brands seek to carve out a niche in western markets, Marketing Week asks what companies in the West can learn from China’s rising dragons.
CMO Sara Bennison believes focusing on outcomes, rather than planning, is the best driver for success.
Our trusty columnist has been away for the past 10 weeks teaching the Mini MBA in Marketing and Mini MBA in Brand Management to 3,000 marketers across more than 40 countries. With class over and fresh from winning the PPA Columnist of the Year award, he returns with his own take on the Ronaldo Coca-Cola incident.
Organisations with greater CX maturity are seeing their ability to demonstrate returns put them in a stronger position to invest, at a time when digital experiences are making the difference in winning customers’ business.
A key fixture of its long-standing ‘Live Young’ campaign, Evian made the decision to switch its marketing focus to sustainability as the brand’s top marketer believes people now “want to know what’s behind the brands” they consume.