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.
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The way companies structure their brands gets little attention but is of huge importance, as three high-profile stories have reminded us this week.
Aviva says marketing will play a “crucial role” as it looks to drive future growth, with the newly-created chief customer and marketing role designed to help it achieve those ambitions.
The sportswear retailer retained the majority of its revenues after moving consumers online during last year’s Covid-19 lockdowns, but physical retail remains a key component of its long-term plans.
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