Matsushita Electric intends to make Panasonic its main global brand. It launches a brand campaign on May 1.
Britvic Soft Drinks has appointed Hicklin Slade to work on a £4m marketing campaign for its recently acquired energy drink Red Devil. Britvic bought the cherry-flavoured energy drink in August last year (MW August 29, 2002) to widen its portfolio and grab some of the £250m spent on energy drinks in the take-home market. The […]
Caroline Parry is right to highlight the poor brand-building performance of white goods manufacturers (MW April 3). However, in a category populated by 71 brands and marques, where a healthy sector share is often a single-digit percentage, I would argue that brand focus is a necessity. If it is not achieved, retailers will retain the […]
Britvic Soft Drinks is ending its relationship with HHCL/Red Cell and has put its £6m Robinsons account up for pitch, following a potential client conflict with Coca-Cola, which is also handled by the agency. HHCL & Partners became part of WPP Group’s Red Cell network in January (MW January 9) and New York sister agency […]
Staff have mixed reactions to going back to the office so marketing leaders will need to be adaptable to ensure the best ideas keep on flowing, as Marketing Week discovered during a video panel discussion hosted in partnership with Smartsheet.
Right-minded marketers understand the need for long-term brand building investment, but most still question how they can convince those above them. Here’s how you do it.
Greater confidence in measuring effectiveness, combined with a rising level of creativity, has convinced the drinks giant to increase its marketing spend as it looks to become a DTC market leader.
Amid dire predictions and high-profile failures, local high streets are defying the supposed decline of physical retail thanks to shifts in shopping behaviour driven by long-term trends, not just Covid.