Brands need to “redefine” how they market to football fans by devoting more attention to online video and fan-centric content, it was claimed at a Google briefing this morning (8 October).
Adidas is looking to establish an ‘influencer network’ to engage with its football consumers, one of a number of moves announced today as part of its new business plan which it hopes will see Adidas Football and Originals become top brands globally.
Most fashion and beauty brands plan to up their budget for influencer marketing as the prominence of social media content creators continues to grow, but they face a challenge in finding the right face to fit their brand.
In the context of Covid and the wider change happening in the world over the past 12 months, Adidas’s head of global marketing believes the ‘Impossible Is Nothing’ message is even more critical as it shares untold stories of sports culture.
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Covid has forced an overhaul of research tools and approaches, making them quicker, more accessible and more focused on both long- and short-term KPIs.
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.