Rather than slashing R&D budgets in response to the pandemic, the vice-president of L’Oréal’s tech incubator believes there is still “so much room” for innovation.
The car brand is investing hundreds of millions annually over the next five years as it looks to create a seamless digital experience for customers.
Marketers should worry less about their carefully crafted brand image and take more risks because, as brands such as Porsche, Volvo and Ben & Jerry’s show, consumers don’t care about what they stand for.
Those questioning the updates to Heinz’s slogan and the British Rail logo miss the salience the brands will gain – but there are rules for playing with brand codes effectively.
The advertising watchdog is taking a stronger position against brands that make misleading claims about their environmental impact and has promised to “go further” to tackle the issue.
Feeling nervous is a good thing as it means marketers are striving to do their best work, while still having the confidence of their convictions, says Marks & Spencer Food marketing director Sharry Cramond.
From signing record deals to heading up marketing at global brands like Coke, Nike and Patagonia, Joy Howard has traded in the corporate world for her own company and the life of a CEO.