From a very young age we love listening to stories and, as we grow older, we respond to tales and anecdotes. Brands need to inject the magic of storytelling into their marketing to tap into people’s emotions.
Having just launched a new campaign that utilises Snapchat lenses and gif creation website Giphy, Domino’s head of digital Nick Dutch says it has seen success by staying true to its brand while many of its rivals have lost sense of their identity.
Sainsbury’s has made a bid of close to £1.4bn for Argos owner Home Retail Group as it looks to create a “leading food and non-food retailer of choice for customers”.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From P&G’s advice to prioritise business outcomes to why memories matter more than clicks, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Mitchells & Butlers has just refreshed three of its core brands – O’Neill’s, Ember Inns and Sizzling Pubs – to help retain the younger consumers it attracted during the pandemic.
The “quintessentially British” partnership has come to an end after 86 years, with Robinsons saying it is now focusing on “broadening its summertime reach”.
The marketers behind two highly effective Marmite and Aldi ads explain what it takes to build a creatively effective campaign.