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?
With more than 5,000 complaints, Tesco’s Christmas ad is the most complained about of the year, but the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled it is not “irresponsible” so will not be taking further action.
The online fitness giant’s first permanent store will dedicate less space to selling clothing apparel and more to customer experiences, as it builds out an “ecosystem of touchpoints”.
Kevin the Carrot and Ebanana Scrooge have driven Aldi to the top of the Christmas rankings this year, as the supermarket continues its effectiveness streak.
With the help of its famous 90s mascot, Hofmeister raised over £632,000 with its crowdfunding campaign to fund the brewer’s marketing plans over the next few years.