Brands are too “lazy” when it comes to marketing to women through sport but marketers that have worked for Coca-Cola, Under Armour and Heineken say there are plentiful opportunities for better storytelling and grassroots community work if marketers can ignite a conversation.
As Under Armour grows its wearables and sports hardware business it expects to turn the heads of the likes of Apple, with North America’s second biggest sports brand predicting a $10bn valuation by 2020.
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Marketers, like sportspeople, must focus on the ‘hard yards’ that make the moments of glory possible.
A LinkedIn takeover helped TikTok persuade marketers the social media app could become their new home for performance marketing.
Marketing Week is proud to name Tesco’s George Rivers as one of our inaugural Future Marketing Leaders, sponsored by Digitas.
Having ended its retail exclusivity deal with Boots, Mark Hill Hair has appointed its first ever marketing director to steer the brand into a new era.