Philips is launching a UK marketing campaign that it hopes will make consumers reassess the brand for the innovative products it produces now rather than linking it with sectors it no longer operates in.
Spotify is launching a “seven figure” brand campaign – its biggest yet in the UK – as it looks to change tack from previous product feature-led messaging and communicate how the streaming service plays a role in people’s lives.
I had a very interesting experience recently – being a customer! Whilst marketers invest millions in market research, there is nothing quite like putting your feet in the shoes of those that you spend your life seeking to influence.
The tech giant’s UK CMO Paul Bolt believes future success will be gained by staying “humble” and remaining optimistic about the challenges of a post-pandemic world.
PepsiCo may have cut its marketing spend during the coronavirus crisis, but it believes that has led it to “become better” at marketing as it focuses more on activities that generate higher ROI.
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The pandemic appears to have sparked a shift to short-termism, despite the evidence for the effectiveness of a long-term strategy. B2B marketers need to focus on the right metrics to strike a balance as we look to the recovery.