The FMCG giant’s Q2 results are down year on year but Polman says innovation, investing in premium business and direct to consumer are all factors in why the company is “on track”.
If this year’s Cannes Lions festival is anything to go by then brand purpose is still high on the agenda. Marketers, however, would be better off focusing on something less utopian – differentiation.
Lush has only alienated consumers with its poorly judged #Spycops campaign, which has nothing to do with the brand as well as being of no benefit to society.
ITV director of client strategy Kate Waters believes TV has a clear role to play in addressing the “hard creative challenge” of appealing to older consumers.
Ritson recommends marketers take a three-step approach to budget setting: match your budget to your business size, optimise the long and short, and measure them correctly.
Speaking today (6 October) at Marketing Week’s Festival of Marketing, Premier Food’s chief marketing officer Yilmaz Erceyes said marketers need to be closer than ever to consumers in a cost of living crisis
Having confidence in a crisis and trusting your team could help brands survive tough times, suggest marketing leaders from Morrisons, Gousto and the British Heart Foundation.