Fearless, savvy and ambitious, Chinese brands are shrugging off the critics and taking on the European market in a bid to become household names.
City Football Group (CFG), the parent company of Manchester City FC and three other clubs globally, last month announced a major technology deal with cloud software firm SAP. Marketing Week’s Jonathan Bacon attended the announcement at the City Football Academy in Manchester to hear how technology will underpin CFG’s ‘family of clubs’ business model and its future fan engagement activities.
Since its 2008 takeover by Abu Dhabi investors, Manchester City has established itself not only as one of English football’s most successful clubs but also its most exciting brand, forming a unique ‘family of clubs’ to reach new fans around the world.
Marketing Week reveals the top 10 marketers in media and telecoms, part of our Top 100 Most Effective Marketers, sponsored by Salesforce.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From revealing the Top 100 most effective marketers to gaining lessons from brands undergoing an IPO, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
The high street retailer is introducing an advertising offering for brands, spanning campaign planning, creative development and measurement, a move CMO Pete Markey describes as “central” to the Boots marketing strategy.
Marketing Week reveals the top 10 marketers in general retail, part of our Top 100 Most Effective Marketers, sponsored by Salesforce.