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 Mattel’s brand plan to Elon Musk’s Twitter rebrand, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Data from IPA Bellwether shows a drop in the net percentage of firms looking to hire in the next three months as the market continues to struggle in the face of economic headwinds.
Marketers will be central to ensuring new rules from the retail banking regulator to deliver greater transparency and service for customers are implemented correctly and will need to give careful consideration to the way they are communicated, say industry leaders.
The professionalisation of marketing has brought many benefits – but that innate ability to spin a yarn to capture the attention of the board has been left in the past.
Following a ‘surprise’ two-year high last month, consumer confidence has fallen.
Consumers often “shop around” in the UK supermarket sector, says Morrisons chief customer and marketing officer, Rachel Eyre. The supermarket hopes its price match will “reassure” customers to do more of their shopping with it.
Increased volume sales must be a “bedrock” of sustainable growth, Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider said, indicating the company must invest in marketing and innovation to achieve this goal in 2024.