Cab-hailing app Uber has launched a campaign to exploit the travel chaos likely to be caused by angered black-cab drivers, who claim the service threatens their livelihoods.
FIFA sponsors Adidas, Coca-Cola, Hyundai, BP and Visa have joined Sony in demanding the organisation investigate its controversial decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, fearing the “negative tenor” around corruption allegations is damaging their brands. Moves that demonstrate sponsors are more willing to take an ethical stance to protect their reputation, according to sponsorship experts.
Despite the explosion in digital content consumption and associated data, it’s becoming harder to measure campaign performance across channels in the digital age. Marketers need to compensate by combining data sets and reskilling themselves in techniques such as copy testing.
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The Camelot CMO has been awarded the prestigious title of Marketer of the Year at the Marketing Week Masters awards 2021.
Virgin Media O2 is launching its first proposition after the £31bn merger in June, as its new marketing director outlines the business’s dual-brand strategy, stating the “powerful equity” both have is “too good to scrap”.