The Inside Story: The classic 1985 Levi’s ‘Laundrette’ ad by agency BBH is admired for its craft, but like most great marketing it was grounded in insight, and boosted sales of a struggling product in a moribund category.
The P&G-owned brand has seen consumer perceptions in the UK plummet in the wake of the ad, which has been both criticised and applauded for its attempt to tackle toxic masculinity.
A new bunch of iconic characters from the past are returning to TV screens to help Britain’s largest supermarket promote “100 years of great value”.
The brand believes a focus on “hyper-personalised” customer journeys, expanded gifting and a subscription service will help it grow following a post-lockdown lull.
Savvy marketers are realising discounts ruin brand image and slash margins, but gifts and rewards can boost sales while building loyalty.
Older talent represents a bargain for brands, with priceless wisdom and focused creativity outweighing the price tag.
Streamlined processes, the principles of Ehrenberg-Bass, and creating an ‘engaged marketing community’ are all helping the privately-owned snack company drive growth, says marketing boss Kevin McNair.