Proposals by the Government’s chief health policy advisers for a blanket ban on advertising alcohol have left industry bodies confused.
Hearst Corporation, parent company of Nat Mags’ titles Esquire and Cosmopolitan, is to buy digital marketing agency iCrossing in a deal worth an estimated $325m (£221.4m).
Only 2% of respondents trust advertising the most as a source of information when choosing a product or service, according to a study by customer experience specialists Satmetrix.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From P&G’s improvement in marketing effectiveness to the rise in investment for market research, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
While more than a third of marketers expect to see new hires over the next three months, expansion plans have begun to tail off since hitting a peak last year.
Targeting some “fairly lofty growth aspirations” in 2022, Volvo plans to use its “marketing machine” to attract a new generation of customers.
Rising inflation and energy price increases have dampened consumers’ confidence in January, but marketers are warned to “hold firm”.