During this week’s PRNEWS Live, former General Mills global CMO Ivan Pollard says Betty Crocker knows about cake and authentic consumer engagement.
A new study from the Journal of Business Research titled, “So fun! How fun brand names affect forgiveness of hedonic and utilitarian products,” suggests that some brands are more forgivable than others, in particular those with inventive or fun names.
The PRNEWS team has announced the 2021 Platinum PR Awards finalists.Come raise a glass as we celebrate the industry’s top PR and communication campaigns, teams, people and agencies, at an online gala November 16.
Should your organization invest in podcasting? Is there value from a brand perspective in producing a podcast?
With the flood of new direct-to-consumer brands to market, some startup founders might question whether they need, or could vastly benefit from, PR. As entrepreneurs evaluate their business strategies and budgets for how to launch and grow their brands, where to spend branding dollars is among the top of the list. With so many areas to consider, from digital ads to social media content, one that may feel a bit more elusive is PR.
Consumers today can choose from an endless assortment of brands to welcome into their daily lives. A preferred phone. A favorite soda. A dependable vehicle. A coveted sneaker. But what allows a brand to become so omnipresent? How does it get to a point where consumers feel affection for a commodity? Some folks love their morning Starbucks coffee. Others have a bad day if their preferred shampoo runs out. What goes on behind the scenes to manifest an iron-clad brand loyalty?
In late July Kia Canada launched its EV6 crossover with a press event featuring Canadian singer/songwriter Fefe Dobson. The car’s battery powered the electric guitar of Dobson’s guitarist. Our curiosity led to a conversation with Michael Kopke, marketing chief, Kia Canada.