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 the downside of focusing on ROI to Tesco’s assertion that marketing is “mission critical”, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
As we come out of lockdown, solid foundations and a clear brand strategy are vital to guide short-term tactics and ensure long-term shareholder value, former group marketing director at Royal Mail.
Michelle McEttrick is leaving the supermarket after six years having played a “key role” in the turnaround of the Tesco brand.
Marketers are feeling optimistic about employment prospects as the UK’s lockdown restrictions ease, following a year marred by redundancies and furlough.