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 we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From Corona buying an island to Primark appointing its first chief customer officer, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Intel feels “bullish” about its future, CMO Karen Walker says, as it invests behind its brand to support its “massive growth trajectory”.
If brands really want to empower women they need to ride the ‘fempowerment’ wave with intention, not simply jump on the bandwagon.
Diet Coke is keen to emphasise its connection to fashion as it turns 40, with its Kate Moss partnerships designed to engage “loyal fans” and build equity in the brand.