There are two ways to position a brand – ‘about’ something and ‘versus’ something – and the most powerful examples of positioning do both.
Award-winning columnist Edwards will be writing a monthly column for Marketing Week, as well as speaking at the Festival of Marketing in October.
Tesco is reportedly set to launch a discount chain, dubbed Jack’s, across the UK this autumn but can it build a brand from scratch to truly rival the already well-established German discounters?
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 the need for brand diagnosis ahead of setting strategy to Premier Food’s investment in brand, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Consumers are comparing brands across sectors more than ever, fuelling Ford’s appetite for innovation. This will become even more essential given the move to electric vehicles is a “huge brand switch moment”, says marketing boss Pete Zillig.
As brands increase influencer marketing spend, it is vital to be able to accurately quantify the return on that investment.
The algorithms of big tech firms favour big brands, meaning they are at an unfair advantage over their smaller competitors. But more meritocratic algorithms would be better for small businesses with a quality product and the economy.