Restaurant chain Leon has increased its outlets by 50% over the past year and grown breakfast sales thanks to a carefully orchestrated campaign done on a minimal budget. In the second of Marketing Week’s shoestring marketing series, marketing manager Saskia Sidey explains how.
Small companies can benefit just as much as big conglomerates from gaining insight into their customers and marketplaces when rolling out new ideas. Although market research sounds expensive, there are ways to achieve valuable knowledge without a huge outlay.
Whether you have big ambitious but small resources or your marketing budget simply faces another cut, the creative thinking behind successful shoestring principles has something to teach us all.
Brands including Just Eat, Tesco and Mars put forward a team for last week’s event, which was described as the “de facto welcome back” for the industry, following 18 months of Covid-19.
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Cutts joined HSBC in 2017 following lengthy stints at a number of major brands, including GSK, Mondelez and Meito-Adams.
Heinz is launching a campaign to promote the versatility and health credentials of baked beans, as it pays homage to its famous strapline while “evolving conversations” around the brand.