The promise of owning the customer journey and not being subject to the vagaries of the third-party relationship is one all suppliers must covet.
Marmite has seen a £335,000 sales boost after the price row with Tesco, which saw Unilever aiming to offset higher importing costs following the Brexit vote.
Having recently launched a new cider-based cocktail line, Rekorderlig claims the move signifies a more experimental phase as it also advises alcohol brands not to risk damage by cutting prices too deeply.
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.