Despite declining industry sales, Trinity Mirror is launching a weekday newspaper with no website, which the company’s marketing director and the newpaper’s publishing director Zoe Harris says will target time-poor readers.
ISBA held its annual conference yesterday (9 March) with hot issues including ad blocking, the government’s obesity strategy and the rise of vloggers all high on the agenda.
Disney is looking at ways it can gain more consumer insight and reach people more directly as the brand’s CEO Bob Iger admits it has “no idea” of who went to see its Star Wars films at the cinema.
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”.