The health and future growth of British brands depend on a serious commitment to innovation, according to BrandZ’s first UK top 50, especially if homegrown companies want to compete on a global scale.
While Dyson leads the way as the UK’s ‘healthiest’ brand, companies such as AO.com, easyJet and Premier Inn are proving their brand strength despite not having the scale to enter BrandZ’s UK top 50 this year.
Jennifer Atkinson became CEO of ITC at just 34 and has turned it from a loss-making company to a multi-million pound business.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From P&G’s improvement in marketing effectiveness to the rise in investment for market research, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
While more than a third of marketers expect to see new hires over the next three months, expansion plans have begun to tail off since hitting a peak last year.
Targeting some “fairly lofty growth aspirations” in 2022, Volvo plans to use its “marketing machine” to attract a new generation of customers.
Rising inflation and energy price increases have dampened consumers’ confidence in January, but marketers are warned to “hold firm”.