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.
As the furlough scheme comes to an end, the realities of the impact of Covid-19 on the economy and jobs is becoming ever clearer. In our new series, our secret marketer takes us behind the scenes to offer some catharsis and lessons on what to do if you find yourself made redundant.
While the UK ad market is not expected to decline by as much as previously feared in 2020, it now won’t offset this year’s losses until 2022.
With the pandemic still around and the economic outlook gloomy, agencies need to help brands find creative solutions to the problems they face.
An ability to drive positive change, disrupt the norm and form authentic partnerships is helping brands from Adidas to TikTok to Gymshark achieve cultural relevance in the world of sport.