Podcast: Branding over Wine
Why Don’t Brands Grow According to Plan? – Research Insights
World-renowned research professor Jenni Romaniuk of the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute of Marketing Science underlines why growth doesn’t always match the plan and what areas to focus on when following brand growth: the customer base, non-buyers, availability, category entry points, and more:
- Why physical availability is more than just distribution;
- Light buyers, non-buyers, and penetration;
- Category entry points and the 7Ws;
- How to grow new brands;
- The truth about consistency.
Listen to Unilever’s brand, marketing, and communication director, Kris Michiels, on how strong brands are created. As he rightly mentions, the essence of our job as brand leaders and marketeers is strengthening brands from the core – and, in this episode, he suggests how.
World-renowned research professor Jenni Romaniuk of Ehrenberg-Bass underlines why growth doesn’t always match the plan and what areas to focus on when following brand growth: the customer base, non-buyers, availability, and category entry points.
Mars Wrigley’s Joanna Lepore peeks into the future through foresight – a careful combination of creativity and science, that mixes strategy, marketing, and insights – to imagine relevant and objective outlooks for her organization.
The famous David Aaker reflects on disruptive innovation and the imperative of building brand credibility. From the evolved equity model to brand stories – an insightful guide for modern brand building.
Google’s chief measurement strategist, Neil Hoyne, brings clarity to how data and marketing come together; what and how to measure; moving beyond a single transaction; embracing human nature; and more. Concrete examples and spot-on metaphors outline a solid course of action for marketers everywhere.
Ingeborg Blaauw, Aviko’s intl. marketing manager, explains how the brand surpassed $1Billion by adding more value to the most generic of products – the potato. A case study on over a decade of outstanding marketing work.
Prof. Rachel Kennedy, founder and director of the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science – the world’s largest center for research into marketing – explains evidence-based marketing; why advertising matters; how brands really grow; predictability of competition; and two important marketing laws.
Theo van Uffelen, seasoned marketer (Unilever, Coca-Cola) and European marketing manager at Yakult, talks about purpose; the role of marketing and branding in organizational cultures; how marketing and marketers have changed over the years; and how to build a high-performance (marketing) culture.
Dr. Erich Joachimsthaler, founder and CEO of Vivaldi and award-winning author, explains why the creation of value has shifted towards the consumer side and how digital business models can help brands transition to an interactional relationship with consumers, all with eye-opening examples.
Prof. dr. Koen Pauwels, Distinguished Professor of Marketing at Northeastern University, talks about how mature and emerging markets imply different levels of importance for a brand’s assets; what and when to measure; and much more – all through the lens of his impressive studies and work experience.
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