Speaking to Marketing Week to promote The Venture, Chivas whisky’s $1m competition for social enterprises, the wine and spirit maker’s chief executive Alexandre Ricard claimed today’s consumers will uncover any lack of authenticity in corporate social responsibility efforts.
Brands that don’t match words with deeds when it comes to their impact on society face the threat of vigilante justice, with Greenpeace having forced brands such as Tesco, Lego and Waitrose to change their ways over recent years.
Having a social purpose is helping brands such as Ben & Jerry’s, owned by Unilever, build a relationship with customers beyond sales transactions.
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 value of gut instinct to evidence that narrow targeting does not work in B2B, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
From the FA unveiling a new look Three Lions to Gousto going on a hiring spree after proving marketing’s value and British Airways unveiling its recovery plan, here are some of this week’s biggest marketing stories.
The last 12 months have seen significant changes in consumer behaviour due to the pressures of Covid-19. Here are some of the most important for marketers.
As the airline launches its first TV campaign in two years, the brand says reinforcing consumer trust will be key to ensuring people choose British Airways for their first post-pandemic flight.