Kevin Plank has taken out a full-page newspaper ad to clarify his position on immigration after the company's own celebrity endorsers slammed his support of Donald Trump and an analyst slapped a sell call on its shares.
Super Bowl LI advertisements added to the supercharged political zeitgeist on Sunday, as a number of brands took direct stabs at social issues, while others dipped a toe into them.
Global sponsorship spending is a $60.2 billion business, according to IEG’s 31st annual year-end industry review and forecast, and is projected to grow 4.7% this year. What is it that draws CEOs and CMOs to sponsorships as a brand-building tool? One CEO explains how a niched, targeted sponsorship has been effective for his business, while the event director offers 3 ways CEOs can optimize their sponsorship spends.
Out of the mouths of babes—or at least 9-year-olds—can flow some pretty sage advice for CEOs and business chiefs. At least when it comes from Alina Morse, the founder of a startup company called Zollipops, which has received national acclaim for its innovative product—cavity-fighting lollipops. Here are 8 basic but timeless insights based on the Zollipops experience.
History shows that ignoring or missing a major consumer trend or behavioral shift can have significant detrimental effects on brand survival. Some never recover, but others have learned how to reinvent themselves. Here are some suggestions for revitalizing a brand, from CEOs who have achieved it.
Recent research suggests that leadership quality factors heavily in the valuation of companies.
The publication of the former Goldman Sachs’ executive’s op-ed should signal to management that the threat of a disconnect between one’s image and brand reality are now greater than ever.