Brands need to replace the outdated concept of CSR with a social purpose that is intrinsically linked to their core objectives.
MasterCard is shifting money away from traditional above-the-line advertising to focus on real-time promotions as its CMO Raja Rajamannar looks to ensure that its marketing builds not just the brand but the business as well.
TSB has made significant strides since it was relaunched in 2013. CMO Nigel Gilbert talks to Marketing Week about the importance of aligning all marketing activity to its core proposition and why it looks outside financial services for inspiration.
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 Superdrug’s response to the cost of living crisis to how SMEs tackle long-term brand building, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
M&S Food has a “busy summer” of marketing ahead of it, says marketing director Sharry Cramond, as the grocer doubles down on delivering healthy food at low prices.
Price and promotion will be “key” to Superdrug’s marketing plans over the next year, with a focus on own brand products and improving its loyalty proposition.
From taking Green & Black’s to a new market after “savage” customer feedback, to the birth of Veggie Pret, Mark Palmer urges marketers to rethink positioning, premiumisation and innovation.