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.
Procter & Gamble promises to maintain its investment in “brands that are winning” following the departure of CEO David Taylor, who credits innovation and superior brand communications for driving a 7% boost to net sales.
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 helping employees avoid burnout to Diageo hailing marketing a “big driver” of the company’s performance, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
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