SAP has an ambition to become the first pure-play B2B company to make it into the top 10 on BrandZ’s most valuable brands list through a focus on creativity, storytelling and the needs of its customers.
Birds Eye has overhauled its marketing strategy to put a greater focus on creativity, a move that is already having an impact on its performance and how it views investment in creativity.
While brands are less likely to stereotype in their advertising, there is still a way to go when it comes to the representation of women on screen and in print.
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.