Despite standout campaigns from Samsung and Nissan, many sponsors struggled to create any significant level of discussion around the Rio Paralympics, with one expert questioning their commitment to the event.
Team GB is turning the traditional sponsorship model on its head, instead forging collaborative brand partnerships, says head of marketing Leah Davis.
Outgoing Coca-Cola GB marketing director Bobby Brittain has admitted being an Olympic sponsor isn’t an easy ride despite the brand’s strong performance at the recent Rio Games.
In the second of our new series on what makes a great marketing organisation, marketers share their tips on how to build a bank of influence in business and why learning the language of finance is a fix for impostor syndrome.
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 P&G’s advice to prioritise business outcomes to why memories matter more than clicks, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Mitchells & Butlers has just refreshed three of its core brands – O’Neill’s, Ember Inns and Sizzling Pubs – to help retain the younger consumers it attracted during the pandemic.
The “quintessentially British” partnership has come to an end after 86 years, with Robinsons saying it is now focusing on “broadening its summertime reach”.