News that both Unilever and Procter & Gamble are struggling to turn their various DTC acquisitions into profitable businesses comes as new online-only brands increasingly look to brick-and-mortar stores and traditional media.
SABRE Awards, LATAM, Industry Sector, Gold, 2019
Gillette, a razor and personal care brand, "cursed" a pair of boxers and sent them to the German football team amid the World Cup to save its lucky boxer shorts promotion surrounding Neymar Jr, who became injured as the promotion began in Brazil.
Dollar Shave Club, the direct-to-consumer grooming brand owned by Unilever, has enhanced its data capabilities so that it can operate in the most nimble, impactful way when it comes to tapping the power of this information stream.
Gillette caused a storm at the start of the year with its ad addressing “toxic masculinity”, but the shaving brand never considered pulling back on its new posture, according to Procter & Gamble’s chief brand officer Marc ...
Unilever is applying the learnings from its 2016 acquisition of Dollar Shave Club in some unexpected directions, including the development of a DTC approach to selling mustard, according to Keith Weed.
In this second part of a three-part series, Unilever’s outgoing Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Keith Weed, discusses what Unilever learned from the Dollar Shave Club acquisition, and the consumer trends driving the future of FMCG.
This month, Gillette achieved the highest uplift in Ad Awareness of any brand in the UK. For years, Gillette’s tag line has been ‘The Best a Man Can Get’, and focused on the traditional masculinity of their target customer.
Procter & Gamble, the FMCG giant, has taken a significant step to expand its multicultural personal care business by acquiring Walker & Co., a start-up that specialises in razors, lotions and shampoos targeted at African-Americans.
This report summarises the latest research from WARC's Data platform, with a focus on new net advertising investment data by product category, which are exclusive to WARC Data clients from 1st October. Key findings include: