The biggest direct-to-consumer brands still only achieve around half the search volume of established competitors, according to exclusive data from Google, but the fastest risers are catching up quickly.
The number of direct-to-consumer brands is ballooning, as are predictions of the traditional FMCG sector’s demise, yet people underestimate the resilience and capability of the established giants.
FMCG firms are using their brand equity to up prices, but in a tough consumer economy, will it win or lose them revenue?
The latest IPA Bellwether data anticipates particularly strong growth in main media advertising over the coming year, suggesting marketers are plotting a return to brand building.
The property company’s CMO Gary Bramall wants to unlock the positivity of moving home with a brand refresh designed to reflect his vision of a “holistic Zoopla”.
CEO Ken Murphy is “optimistic” about the future of the business, highlighting value, loyalty and online as the three areas Tesco will be focusing on in the year ahead.
Even before the rise of ecommerce, customers could reserve stock in one store at the till of another. Now the key to retail success is making it easy to access the right channel at the right time – and having a product worth buying.