Since launching online in 2014, Glossier has attracted a legion of hardcore fans with its straight-talking approach to beauty that shuns “stale retail” in favour of complete customer centricity.
Amazon is renaming its ad business Amazon Advertising as it looks to simplify its offering and take a bigger slice of the global digital ad market.
Brands are breaking free from one-category products that limit growth and innovation and are taking advantage of consumers’ eagerness to experiment.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From getting young people interested in a marketing career to the need to balance brand and performance, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
Nike pointed to direct sales increasing 28% to $4.7bn (£3.4bn) and a rise in online sales, as proof of its digital strategy is working, as it aims to be a 40% digital business by 2025.
New CMO Ben Carter has launched the online estate agency’s biggest brand campaign in five years, fronted by TV personality and comedian Mo Gilligan.
Consumer confidence has dropped due to concerns about rising tax, food and fuel prices, while the end of the furlough scheme means consumers are “slamming on the breaks” in anticipation of economic hardships.