Disney’s head of audience strategy Richard Ellwood says brands must focus on making their brands relevant to people’s lives and ensure they are not overwhelming them with choice if they want to drive interest and sales.
From addressing ad blocking to getting c-suite buy-in on insight, marketers at Marketing Week Live did not shirk away from discussing the challenges facing the industry and trying to come up with solutions
Coca-Cola is launching its first global marketing campaign in more than a decade as it takes its ‘One Brand’ strategy global with the introduction of the new ‘Taste the Feeling’ strapline.
M&S has highlighted its brand and product proposition, personalisation and data, and modernising its store estate and supply chain as key focus areas for the next two years.
By working up to investing in brand building – rather than adhering to the 60:40 rule – are small businesses on the road to success or setting themselves up to fail?
Addressing marketing’s lack of socio-economic diversity could be the key to creating a more inclusive industry in general. However, making a difference starts with taking practical steps.
It takes courage to challenge the status quo and drive change but marketers are increasingly bowing to the pressure of the C-suite, which needs to stop.