Vita Coco has launched its biggest marketing campaign in the UK to date, leading on its brand’s “own flamboyant personality” rather than previous ambassador Rihanna, as it looks to double its sales and grow awareness of the wider coconut water category.
Have you heard the one about the marketer who tried to make his ads funny like everyone else? His campaign was a joke that went down with consumers like a lead balloon. With the deluge of attempted humour in marketing communications, there is a new wisdom that suggests when everyone else is “zigging”, your brand should try to “zag”.
The IPA has hit back at a “disappointing” report citing the lack of trust CEOs place in marketing agencies, claiming many commercial leaders are “firm advocates” of the creative end of commerce.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From P&G’s advice to prioritise business outcomes to why memories matter more than clicks, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Mitchells & Butlers has just refreshed three of its core brands – O’Neill’s, Ember Inns and Sizzling Pubs – to help retain the younger consumers it attracted during the pandemic.
The “quintessentially British” partnership has come to an end after 86 years, with Robinsons saying it is now focusing on “broadening its summertime reach”.
The marketers behind two highly effective Marmite and Aldi ads explain what it takes to build a creatively effective campaign.