The fast-food chain is hoping it can avoid long-term damage to its brand with a humorous apology after it was forced to shut hundreds of restaurants.
More than a quarter of people have reduced their meat intake over the past six months but consumers are still turned off by terms like ‘vegetarian’ and ‘vegan’ so marketers must think more creatively if they want people to buy their products.
The launch of Pernod Ricard’s new Beefeater Pink gin taps into nascent demand, but does little to boost its innovation credentials.
Consumer confidence remains at record lows as hope fades of quick economic bounceback.
From M&S cutting marketing spend by a third to KFC’s new campaign and changes to how news brands report audiences, catch up on all this week’s biggest marketing news.
At the end of every week, I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the fair way to determine success, to reallocating budgets, it’s been another busy week. All prompted news and analysis on Marketing Week. Here is my take.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced KFC’s marketing to become sharper and more focused than ever, says UK & Ireland marketing director Jack Hinchliffe.