Whether or not Thomas Cook responds to financial rumours, once trust in its stability is undermined its brand equity will erode, obliterating future sales.
By using econometrics, Audi has found ads that cut-through are three times more efficient at driving orders, making creativity “really key” for the business, a learning it is taking to the rest of its communications.
New Ebiquity data questions whether TV’s superiority for marketing effectiveness will last beyond five years, but it ignores people’s propensity to change behaviour as they get older.
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