Virgin Money says it is aiming to ‘seize the moment’ and avoid banking clichés for its new ‘There’s Money and There’s Virgin Money’ television campaign as it aims to build on the momentum gained by its recent IPO.
Festival of Marketing 2015: Anthony Thomson, who is set to disrupt the banking sector when he launches mobile-only Atom Bank later this year, says he “fundamentally disagrees” with the fact that most businesses’ main purpose is to make money.
RBS Group had to make a bold change in its marketing as the old way was ‘fucking up’ its brands, CMO David Wheldon says, as he launches an ambitious new strategy for NatWest that prioritises taking accountability for its own actions, whether good or bad.
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.