Brands that are pestering disengaged consumers for ideas should look to John Deere to see what co-creation can really do. Something strange has been happening this summer. And I don’t just mean with the weather. Or last week’s spontaneous street parties. A multitude of brands have somehow assumed that I want to be part of […]
Google’s acquisition of Motorola’s Mobility division this week was an incredibly shrewd landgrab for the future. The move not only ensures Google has the heavyweight patent protection that can safeguard its expansion plans for its Android operating system, but also enables Google to compete in yet another new sector. For while Google has previously made […]
As an entity, energy suppliers are suffering the kind of kicking the great British public usually reserves for politicians, train operators and the media. In response, the “big six” suppliers have to mitigate the ire that met the latest round of price increases with a raft of loyalty and product initiatives. Npower is offering new […]
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From celebrating marketing effectiveness to learning from Boots’ CFO about how to strengthen the tie between marketing and finance, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
BT Sport head of marketing Ed Cracknell says strong creative work can still be produced on a budget, if marketers allow their agencies the time and freedom to create bold ideas.
Plans to expand staffing levels have now been recorded for three successive quarters, signalling progressively stronger conviction in employment growth expectations.
Coca-Cola had young participants take part in a digital diary during lockdown to gauge consumer habits and ensure marketing activations remained relevant.