Time and again companies have proved unwilling to stick to their lofty purpose statements when it costs them money. For purpose to have any meaning, corporations need to put it before profit.
Distinctiveness and differentiation are both integral to brand success so there doesn’t need to be a trade-off between the two.
From titans of industry to serious misconduct investigations, this year high-profile founders lost their shine as employees and brands seized back control.
Few are expecting Brexit to have any positive effect, but marketing functions do at least appear to be afforded greater importance within an organisation and spend is set to increase in 2021.
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 the impact of Covid on marketing careers to Coca-Cola’s change of heart on packaging, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Many companies are investing in enterprise AI – from AI assistants to predictive analytics and intelligent workflows – to help unify people, process and technology and emerge from the pandemic smarter and more resilient.
Coca-Cola has enlisted Tyler, The Creator for its latest campaign which looks to highlight the “indescribable” feeling drinking a Coke creates, while showcasing the redesigned Coca-Cola Zero Sugar pack.