For many fashion brands, Instagram is no longer just a ‘gimmick’ used during fashion weeks to create a buzz, but a serious part of their social strategy.
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.
As Coca-Cola extends its ‘one brand’ strategy to packaging it needs to make sure consumers still understand the difference between its products and that it doesn’t lose any brand love.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From celebrating marketing effectiveness to learning from Boots’ CFO about how to strengthen the tie between marketing and finance, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
BT Sport head of marketing Ed Cracknell says strong creative work can still be produced on a budget, if marketers allow their agencies the time and freedom to create bold ideas.
Plans to expand staffing levels have now been recorded for three successive quarters, signalling progressively stronger conviction in employment growth expectations.
Coca-Cola had young participants take part in a digital diary during lockdown to gauge consumer habits and ensure marketing activations remained relevant.