Stacy Wood, Stefanie Robinson, and Morgan Poor, Journal of Advertising Research, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2018, pp. 165-176
Mainstream brands are increasingly introducing environmentally-friendly lines to compete with successful niche "green" brands, but are there unique challenges for mainstream brands that go green? The authors posit that mainstream brands' green offerings can suffer when the environmental-friendliness of the product is promoted through visual cues at the point of purchase.
NEW YORK: Ecological causes are among the most common drivers of corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, and consumer responses to these efforts are often rooted in hope or fear, according to a study published in the Journal of Advertising ...
Sam Peña-Taylor, Event Reports, Omnishopper International Conference, November 2017
Coca-Cola launched Vio, a water brand, in Germany 10 years ago; in its rise, the brand learned to capitalise on the blurring in the water category from a necessary product to one that consumers should enjoy.
Cindy Gustafson & Joe Maceda, August 2017
Is there a way to do purpose right? If so, how can a business make it feel authentic? Cindy Gustafson, Chief Strategy Officer, Mindshare North America, and Joe Maceda, Managing Director, Invention Studio Lead, Mindshare North America, take a deep dive into the most interesting campaigns from Cannes Lions to uncover how brands can create smart, purposeful work.
Paolo Antonetti and Paul Baines, Admap, March 2017, pp. 14-15
This article looks at how guilt-eliciting communications, so extensively used by charities asking for donations and governments attempting to demarket certain harmful behaviours, can be used by more conventional marketers and offers a number of guidelines.
DANA POINT, CA: Achieving excellence in modern marketing requires looking beyond "shiny objects" and tapping best practices in areas like content creation and customer-centricity, according to Bob Liodice, President/CEO of the Association of ...