PepsiCo is buying General Mills out of the joint venture Snack Ventures Europe. The venture is continental Europe’s biggest snack food company and markets products such as Lay’s, Doritos and Ruffles.
The UK’s international aid organisations are launching a joint campaign for the first time, aimed at rebuilding the prospects of the entire category.
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 P&G’s improvement in marketing effectiveness to the rise in investment for market research, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
While more than a third of marketers expect to see new hires over the next three months, expansion plans have begun to tail off since hitting a peak last year.
Targeting some “fairly lofty growth aspirations” in 2022, Volvo plans to use its “marketing machine” to attract a new generation of customers.