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.
CEO Alex Mahon believes the broadcaster is “stronger” and more able to deliver on its purpose “than ever” as it transitions into a post-pandemic world, having successfully grown its digital platform and increased diverse representation.
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Creative work can be made more efficient by minimising confusion in the review process and making responsibilities clear – and by adopting the right technology to help.
Experiential marketing has been on hold in the pandemic but, while expensive to invest in, experiences are important to consumers, so brands should let their imaginations fly again.