For a recap on all the campaigns visit 2017 year in review: Campaigns of the year
From Burger King’s Google stunt and Ikea’s response to Balenciaga’s ‘copycat’ bag to Wendy’s 2.5 billion earned media impressions, these are the campaigns that caused controversy, set out to make a statement or put humour centre stage.
The fast food chain says the boost from its 2016 Christmas campaign, which featured a vintage doll named Juliette, gave it the confidence to focus even more on the festive season this year.
The digital giant is rolling out GDPR changes globally to spell out when it acts as a ‘controller’ or processor’ of data, but has its reservations around how the rules might affect the user experience.
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 downside of focusing on ROI to Tesco’s assertion that marketing is “mission critical”, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
As we come out of lockdown, solid foundations and a clear brand strategy are vital to guide short-term tactics and ensure long-term shareholder value, former group marketing director at Royal Mail.
Michelle McEttrick is leaving the supermarket after six years having played a “key role” in the turnaround of the Tesco brand.
Marketers are feeling optimistic about employment prospects as the UK’s lockdown restrictions ease, following a year marred by redundancies and furlough.