The FA’s marketing manager on its new headline sponsor Emirates and using Instagram to reach a younger audience.
Adidas has appointed Roy Gardner in the newly created role of VP of brand activation management for Western Europe as the sports giant looks to build a ‘new European marketing organisation.’
Nike’s online sales are currently worth around $1bn but it wants to hit $7bn by 2020 through a focus on making the digital experience “simple and personal”.
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 need for brand diagnosis ahead of setting strategy to Premier Food’s investment in brand, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Consumers are comparing brands across sectors more than ever, fuelling Ford’s appetite for innovation. This will become even more essential given the move to electric vehicles is a “huge brand switch moment”, says marketing boss Pete Zillig.
As brands increase influencer marketing spend, it is vital to be able to accurately quantify the return on that investment.
The algorithms of big tech firms favour big brands, meaning they are at an unfair advantage over their smaller competitors. But more meritocratic algorithms would be better for small businesses with a quality product and the economy.