Kraft Heinz is suffering from a number of self-inflicted wounds, from underinvestment in its brands to a failure to adapt its portfolio to modern tastes, leading to a parlous financial situation.
Classic ads and product placements continue to have a brand-building effect decades later, which is a benefit more marketers should pay attention to when commissioning creative.
Marketers would be far better off focusing on what definitely won’t change in 2019 and making a list of all the things they could do better than being distracted by hollow predictions.
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 rise of Liquid Death in a cluttered category to the level of marketing team restructures, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
P&G is aiming to build its brands and the categories in which they operate through meaningful innovation, CEO Jon Moeller says.
The professionalisation of marketing has brought many benefits – but that innate ability to spin a yarn to capture the attention of the board has been left in the past.
Following a ‘surprise’ two-year high last month, consumer confidence has fallen.