Burberry is the first brand to use a ‘Snapcode’ on Snapchat as it looks to give visitors in its stores access to exclusive content.
Pinterest is to offer advertising to UK brands for the first time as it looks to monetise its growing user base and prove it can help brands drive up sales.
It is “unfortunate” that Dairy Milk’s new slogan ‘Taste like this feels’ is similar to Coca-Cola’s ‘Taste the feeling’, according to Cadbury’s global brand equity director Nikhil Rao, but he insists that Cadbury’s focus on ‘consumption experiences’ gives it a point of difference.
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 downside of focusing on ROI to Tesco’s assertion that marketing is “mission critical”, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
As we come out of lockdown, solid foundations and a clear brand strategy are vital to guide short-term tactics and ensure long-term shareholder value, former group marketing director at Royal Mail.
Michelle McEttrick is leaving the supermarket after six years having played a “key role” in the turnaround of the Tesco brand.
Marketers are feeling optimistic about employment prospects as the UK’s lockdown restrictions ease, following a year marred by redundancies and furlough.