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.
This month’s GfK research signals more pessimism and unease in the crucial run-up to Christmas.
Coca-Cola says revenue per innovation is already increasing as it focuses its efforts on fewer brands.
Covid might have forced Premier Inn to rip up the rulebook, but now it’s going back to its heritage and key assets to take its brand “to the next level”.
Unilever is streamling innovation and investing in its brands as it looks to navigate the next period of Covid-19.