Coca-Cola is launching its first global marketing campaign in more than a decade as it takes its ‘One Brand’ strategy global with the introduction of the new ‘Taste the Feeling’ strapline.
While Coca-Cola says it is too early to tell if its one brand strategy is working, early sales figures suggest the soft drinks maker has experienced a boost from its shift to showcase all its variants under its masterbrand.
As Coca-Cola kicks of its sixth year of partnership with the Rugby World Cup, GB marketing director Bobby Brittain tells Marketing Week how sponsorship will look in the company’s future under the ‘one brand strategy’ it introduced earlier this year.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the need for brand diagnosis ahead of setting strategy to Premier Food’s investment in brand, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Consumers are comparing brands across sectors more than ever, fuelling Ford’s appetite for innovation. This will become even more essential given the move to electric vehicles is a “huge brand switch moment”, says marketing boss Pete Zillig.
As brands increase influencer marketing spend, it is vital to be able to accurately quantify the return on that investment.
The algorithms of big tech firms favour big brands, meaning they are at an unfair advantage over their smaller competitors. But more meritocratic algorithms would be better for small businesses with a quality product and the economy.