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.
The online fitness giant’s first permanent store will dedicate less space to selling clothing apparel and more to customer experiences, as it builds out an “ecosystem of touchpoints”.
Kevin the Carrot and Ebanana Scrooge have driven Aldi to the top of the Christmas rankings this year, as the supermarket continues its effectiveness streak.
With the help of its famous 90s mascot, Hofmeister raised over £632,000 with its crowdfunding campaign to fund the brewer’s marketing plans over the next few years.
Marketing Week editor Russell Parsons asks leading B2B marketers to discuss how and why experience-focused B2B brands beat the competition.