It is fashionable to believe marketers today should aim for mass market penetration and that segmenting, targeting and positioning are things of the past. For most brands that is a fallacy.
Marketing has an increasingly integral role in business growth but research shows it still has a job to do to change its perception as the colouring-in department.
The Co-op is ungovernable, according to its former boss Euan Sutherland, who resigned today (11 March) after what can only be described as a torrid 10 months at the helm. It also looks increasingly unmarketable as it lurches from one disaster to the next. Yet now more than ever the Co-op Group must remind customers what it stands for, what it means to people and the valuable role it plays in community life.
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 rise of Liquid Death in a cluttered category to the level of marketing team restructures, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
P&G is aiming to build its brands and the categories in which they operate through meaningful innovation, CEO Jon Moeller says.
The professionalisation of marketing has brought many benefits – but that innate ability to spin a yarn to capture the attention of the board has been left in the past.
Following a ‘surprise’ two-year high last month, consumer confidence has fallen.