Too often marketing effectiveness is the sole preserve of strategists and only spoken about when entering awards, but for advertising’s impact to be understood outside the marketing department this needs to change, says BBH’s managing partner of effectiveness, Tom Roach.
Anchoring its brand firmly in environmental activism, Patagonia is committed to take an unconventional, mission-driven approach to retail success, explains European marketing director Alex Weller.
Founders live and breathe their brands, and Superdry’s Julian Dunkerton should be able to correct the strategic mistakes of the past, as long as he’s not stuck in the past himself.
Huggies is launching a two-part strategy to appeal to a wider range of ages and increase penetration, as its owner Kimberly-Clark commits to investing in and growing its brands despite the pandemic.
We arm you with all the stats you need to prepare for the coming week and help you understand the big industry trends.
At the end of every week, I look at the key stories from this week, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the travails of the travel industry, to the challenge of maintaining momentum, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Despite lockdowns easing and the threat of the pandemic receding in the UK, at least for now, 30% more marketers are planning to cut their budgets than increase them in the second half of the year.