Keith Weed believes there has been more change in the industry in the last five years than in the 25 years prior. He says that marketers need to catch up, be ready to compete in “clear water” and with sensible metrics.
Unilever admits marketing industry has been gripped by “inertia” in how it portrays men, women and families and is still succumbing to outdated stereotypes that are negatively impacting both society and business results.
Gillette says it is seeing evidence of a reversal in the current shaving decline, which it claims is led by the ‘temporary’ popularity of ‘fashionable beards,’ as it prepares to reach 85% of UK males with the release of its new FlexBall razor.
Research from Thinkbox and academics demonstrates the interplay between audio and video for recollection, effectiveness and distraction.
If the retailer doesn’t make £1.50 profit on each pound spent on marketing, it’s marketing budget will be reduced, said the business’s CEO.
The reshuffle follows the announcement that chief customer officer Alessandra Bellini will be leaving Tesco at the end of September.
The drinks company is looking to get even smarter with the investment choices it makes with increasing use of analytics tools that will allow it to improve performance across its portfolio, and not just on the flagship Jameson and Absolut brands.