A lot has changed since Marketing Week was first published in 1978, but the search for differentiation, the need to understand customers and the battle for brand supremacy will always be marketers’ key challenges.
Marketers are forever being asked to achieve more with less so how can brands cut the budget without cutting corners when it comes to research?
The way companies structure their brands gets little attention but is of huge importance, as three high-profile stories have reminded us this week.
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 P&G’s advice to prioritise business outcomes to why memories matter more than clicks, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Mitchells & Butlers has just refreshed three of its core brands – O’Neill’s, Ember Inns and Sizzling Pubs – to help retain the younger consumers it attracted during the pandemic.
The “quintessentially British” partnership has come to an end after 86 years, with Robinsons saying it is now focusing on “broadening its summertime reach”.
The marketers behind two highly effective Marmite and Aldi ads explain what it takes to build a creatively effective campaign.