P&G has appointed Stefan Feitoza as its new marketing director for Northern Europe.
Procter & Gamble has admitted its targeting went “too narrow” and that mass reach remains important as it looks to stay front of consumers’ minds.
Roisin Donnelly, P&G’s brand director for Northern Europe, admitted to Marketing Week that it will be more challenging to engage the British public for the Rio Olympics with its latest ‘Thank you, mum’ campaign but that British patriotism and a unified brand approach will cut through.
General Mills, owner of Häagen-Dazs, Old El Paso and Yoplait, is increasing investment in digital and data and it steps up efforts to go direct-to-consumer.
Those questioning the updates to Heinz’s slogan and the British Rail logo miss the salience the brands will gain – but there are rules for playing with brand codes effectively.
The advertising watchdog is taking a stronger position against brands that make misleading claims about their environmental impact and has promised to “go further” to tackle the issue.
Feeling nervous is a good thing as it means marketers are striving to do their best work, while still having the confidence of their convictions, says Marks & Spencer Food marketing director Sharry Cramond.