To create the mythical billion-dollar business, entrepreneur and investor Sherry Coutu recommends targeting ‘scale-ups’, not startups – companies with momentum where marketers have a key role.
Making the transition from disruptor to viable long-term business is not easy but in order to stand the test of time brands must continually evolve and take risks while staying true to the values that made them a success in the first place.
Unilever has acquired subscription shaving service Dollar Shave Club, but does the move signal it is embracing disruption or has it been forced into a deal by a nimbler company moving into its market?
Despite the government announcing a delay to new HFSS multibuy and advertising rules, changes to in-store display rules are set to go ahead. These will have a major impact on affected brands, say analysts.
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New research shows a strong correlation between the personal reputation of CEOs and that of their brands, particularly in founder-led businesses.
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