Santander took over sponsorship of the London Cycle Hire scheme last summer and claims it is already seeing a boost to brand metrics, with the deal helping the brand better engage customers and help them get ‘under the skin’ of the brand.
Big brands can tap into consumers’ obsession with ‘craft’ and ‘artisan’ goods by using content to change perceptions, even if their product is mass-produced, but they need a credible story
To create the mythical billion-dollar business, entrepreneur and investor Sherry Coutu recommends targeting ‘scale-ups’, not startups – companies with momentum where marketers have a key role.
The marketing industry plans to use new incentives to hire apprentices and young workers, but questions if the support will be enough to convince all businesses of their value.
The drinks company has tried to react to changes in consumer behaviour brought on by the coronavirus lockdown
Virgin Money is hoping a focus on music sponsorship and ‘taking the fear out of finance’ can help it take on the old guard of high street banking.
The Advertising Association president and former Unilever chief marketing and communication officer discusses the government’s ‘Enjoy Summer Safely’ campaign and the positive changes companies can take from Covid-19.