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.
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 the need to look at your brand from the customer’s perspective to a trip down memory lane with nostalgia brands, it’s been a busy week. Here is our take.
Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng is banking on tax cuts and energy bill support to boost the UK economy to a growth rate of 2.5%.
At a Festival of Marketing Masterclass event, marketers learned how to become consumer-centric but brand-led and technology-inspired.
Certain food and drink brands live fondly in the memories of many British consumers; but nostalgia alone won’t help keep consumers coming back.