Brands need to replace the outdated concept of CSR with a social purpose that is intrinsically linked to their core objectives.
How does social purpose differ from CSR? Social purpose has to be relevant to the company’s core business. All companies have to think about how to engage radically with society. This means engaging with stakeholders on their agenda and adapting your business strategy accordingly. The strategy should not just think about the supply chain or sourcing; it also […]
Influencers are turning the world of content on its head, matching their authentic voice and strong social following with brand expertise to create a truly compelling message. Ahead of Marketing Week’s panel at Cannes Lions next week we look at what the future of influencer marketing holds.
Marketing transformation is a term used by all sorts of brands and business but lacks a common term. What classes as truly transformative work, however, is a fiercely debated topic.
McVitie’s claims to be the “definitive” UK biscuit brand, but its marketing director James King says it can’t afford to not invest in its position, as it launches a new masterbrand campaign.
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 cautionary tales from the budgeting and planning frontline to the changing nature of retail, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
The sportswear retailer is feeling buoyant after a strong first quarter, and vows to stay on the offensive into the rest of the year.