The basic tenets of marketing are not changing, but with brands producing thousands of pieces of creative each year, a new framework is needed to ensure greatness.
Heineken is launching a new global music strategy in a bid to cement itself within the live music scene. However, Heineken’s global brand communication director Anuraag Trikha admits that it faces a challenge as “people come to see the artist and not the brand”.
The beer industry is increasingly promoting moderate drinking and lower alcohol beer in a bid to boost loyalty and prove that it is living up to its pledge to improve responsible drinking.
Few are expecting Brexit to have any positive effect, but marketing functions do at least appear to be afforded greater importance within an organisation and spend is set to increase in 2021.
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 the impact of Covid on marketing careers to Coca-Cola’s change of heart on packaging, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Many companies are investing in enterprise AI – from AI assistants to predictive analytics and intelligent workflows – to help unify people, process and technology and emerge from the pandemic smarter and more resilient.
For consumers to really be at the heart of an organisation, customer centricity can’t just be limited to marketing, according to the global CMOs at Lego and GSK.