Brands are focusing too much of their time and effort on getting early adopters and celebrities to engage with and share their video content when they should be concentrating on the “second wave” of influencers who have the power to make or break a campaign, according to new research.
Virgin is uniting all its UK businesses under one loyalty programme for the first time as it looks to boost engagement with its customers and give them a reason to pick Virgin over its competitors.
With many British businesses still assessing the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, Malcolm Walker, the chief executive of high street stalwart Iceland, believes things will settle down and says the decision “isn’t the end of the world” for retailers.
Coke believes its brands should prove they are worth their price, as the beverage giant promises to “improve” the quality of its marketing investment by taking a more targeted approach.
Following today’s budget announcement, which unveiled skills funding, business rates relief and changes to alcohol duties, the DMA, MRS and AA are calling on the government to better support industry-led training programmes.
By associating your brand with choice and offering rewards instead of discounts, marketers can build high-value, long-term relationships with customers.
With audiences now returning to cinema in their millions, global cinema advertising association SAWA has launched a campaign to promote the effectiveness of the medium, backed by UK cinema bodies DCM and Pearl & Dean.