Leo Burnett has pulled out of the pitch for Abbey’s £30m advertising account because of a conflict over its relationship with Scottish Widows. Lowe, WCRS and incumbent TBWA/London remain on the shortlist.
Though it’s easy for marketers to be seduced by the short-term wins that come with lower-funnel activities, the evidence is clear: it takes a full-funnel strategy to make it through a downturn unscathed.
New data suggests corporate-NGO partnerships will only increase in importance over the next three years amid the cost of living crisis and war in Ukraine.
With more than half of marketers admitting effectiveness is not a defined role and rarely a priority in their business, are brands thinking clearly about how to properly resource their teams?
More than a fifth of brands have no employees with dedicated responsibility for marketing effectiveness, according to Marketing Week’s exclusive Language of Effectiveness Survey.