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.
Maersk Line’s social media manager Davina Rapaport says that social media in companies should focus on what keeps a CEO awake at night, not simply likes and engagement.
UK department stores are failing to introduce omnichannel experiences at a pace that keeps up with consumer demand, new research finds, meaning they lag behind their US counterparts.
From the purpose backlash and a crackdown on advertising vices to the decline of the meat-free category, 2023 has not been a good year for everyone in the marketing world.
Yorkshire Tea has gained share to become the clear market leader in black tea, but as the top brand in a declining category it is now looking to fresh ways to stimulate growth in a contracting market.
TV is among the strongest media for landing effective advertising messages, argues analyst Peter Field – but “the god damn effective” channel remains undervalued compared to its nearest digital rivals considering the business outcomes it offers.
A few years ago purpose was seen as the solution to any brand problem. But now with even cheerleader-in-chief Unilever stepping back, where does purpose go next?