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”.
The alcoholic drinks giant halved the cost of digital ad views in the six months to 31 December, as it ramped up its global marketing investment by 6.8%.
With 80% of marketers saying flexible/hybrid working is a key job characteristic, brands are still grappling with how to optimise the blend between home and office.
Artificial intelligence is a powerful and exciting technology with the potential to revolutionise many industries, including marketing. However, human intelligence ultimately determines how effectively AI is used to drive real-life benefits.
Although we never talk about it, marketers kill as many brands as we create, and doing so in the right way at the right time is crucial to business health.