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”.
Beating stiff competition from the likes of Aldi and O2, Marketing Week Masters award winner Forest Holidays knows that open communication, having a vision and talent spotting are the hallmarks of a successful marketing team.
While others retailers opted for a more sober approach to Christmas campaigns in 2020, Tesco chose humour and cheekiness.
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Morrisons’ Christmas ad is the second most creatively effective this year, according to System 1’s analysis, with a star rating of 4.7 out of 5.5. The supermarket’s marketing director says the brand is increasingly focused on delivering effectiveness with its advertising.