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Brands built on purpose: Is purpose-driven marketing always a plus?

Purpose-driven marketing. Purpose-driven brands. Purpose-driven products. These days, it seems the industry is powered by purpose. Which is hardly a surprise, with poll after poll suggesting customers want to buy from brands that are more socially...

Posted by: Woven Agency
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Workshop

Looking for purpose in your next job? You’re not alone

It was September 2016 when this article from The Guardian unveiled that millennials want “purpose over paychecks”. Fast forward to 2022, two years after the beginning of a global pandemic, and things are hardly looking any different. If...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

The big advertising shift towards purpose 

In 2015, audiences on social media platforms hit a critical mass. Brands suddenly needed to find a new way to speak to consumers. It seems unthinkable now that we all create thousands of video formats for single ad campaigns but it was a much simpler...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Action over virtue: looking beyond purpose

It appears that only an incredibly small portion of Fortune 500 companies believe that they should focus on making profit and their actions, rather than social goals. Of course this is far from being negative. Such shift in perception heralds an era...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Purpose isn’t just a shiny tick box to offer your clients

Love the new Conscious products made-in H&M. At least 50% of Conscious products is made from sustainable materials! And the remaining half, well… We don’t care about that, do we? H&M often makes the headlines for all the wrong reasons,...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

This new wave of brand purpose isn’t a pandemic fad

We’ve seen brands rise and fall during the last decade, but never as fast as in 2020. A correct approach to brand purpose could make or break a brand in the last year-and-something, and those regarding brand purpose as a shiny checkbox for...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

You don’t need the big budget to embrace purpose

Early last year, Unilever doubled down on brand purpose and argued that investing more in purposeful communications is the smart thing to do for any brand. That was January 2020, and since then, a global pandemic has proven Unilever quite right, with...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

Why you should care about business purpose in your workplace

About exactly 6 years ago, PWC published a study on the importance of purpose in the work environment. The multinational network highlighted the disconnect between claimed business purpose and the way business leaders operate on a human level. The...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Leaders

Business goals and purpose are not incompatible

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a rise in popularity for brands who are more purpose-driven. The past year has shown us how important it is to have a purpose to which your customers can connect, one key message that can be described in one sentence...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Traditional brand purpose has made consumers complacent

But a new wave of change-makers is here to change that… Is the branding industry’s obsession with purpose simply encouraging consumers to maintain bad habits? Nowadays we expect brands to weave a sustainable or charitable message into...

Posted by: B&B Studio
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Leaders

How to nail your brand's purpose

Purpose is a buzzword we've heard quite a lot in recent years. To some it's just a nice-to-have, a pleasant addition to the mission of your brand and a good complement for your products. For others, purpose is something else. It is direction,...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Adrian Penu's quest for purpose

Inevitably, you have to try your hand at different things before you find your true vocation. It was the case of artist Adrian Penu, who spent some time with photography, film and various crafts before landing in fine art and painting. Since then,...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

4 ways to amplify your brand purpose through film

After speaking at the Brand Film Festival in London recently, I decided to share my approach when using video in a campaign with a cause (capital ‘C’, or otherwise). Film can be an incredibly powerful way of amplifying your brand purpose,...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Bringing a dose of love to the exchange game | #BehindTheBrand

Last month, Chromatic Brands launched a new online marketplace brand, including name, brand strategy, brand identity and campaign. Created on the promise ‘The exchange you’ll love’ the Onro brand is brought to life using...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Cooking up trouble with an agency born during COVID | #CompanySpotlight

One of the few agencies forged successfully amidst the fires of COVID, Trouble Maker is an end-to-end content, media and distribution agency with four founders that have experience with some of the biggest brands in the world. They came together to...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Simplifying Starbucks for 2023 | #BehindTheBrand

Last month, Starbucks debuted a new look for its ready-to-drink portfolio in partnership with global brand transformation company Landor & Fitch following a two-year creative collaboration. Starbucks identified an opportunity based on consumer...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

How to hire a great UX designer

Making our products and services as easy and natural to use as possible is often easier said than done. In many cases there are hundreds of moving parts and wheels within wheels to negotiate and condense into a cohesive and organic user experience....

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Packaging design trends for 2023

This year’s developments in packaging design reflect a world in flux, still evolving from disruption caused by the Covid pandemic, and becoming increasingly aware of its own vulnerability - and responsibility - in the midst of climate...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

Taking crowd-sourced answers to the Yext level | #CompanySpotlight

Yext describes itself as “the Answers company that’s on a mission to empower every company in the world to provide authoritative answers to every question about their organisation.” It achieves this by using AI to collect and...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Celebrating Celebrations 365 days a year | #BehindTheBrand

Brand expression agency Taxi Studio has collaborated with Mars Wrigley’s much-loved confectionery brand Celebrations to deliver one of the most significant rebrands in its 25-year history. The revitalised identity works to cement Celebrations...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Exploring a revolutionary approach to B2B marketing | #CompanySpotlight

This year, B2B marketing specialist alan. Launched Integrated Intelligence - a new research division aiming to fundamentally change how B2B marketers understand their industries. Led by Research and Intelligence Managers, Josh Cohen and Emilie...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

Top 10 most exciting motion graphics designers on Creativepool

Motion graphics design, also known as just motion design or "MoGraph" if you’re of a certain persuasion, can be considered a major growth area of graphic design. Improvements in technology and software combined with a massive increase in the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

ASDA on top in the tightest Christmas ad race ever

It’s been the most competitive Christmas ad season ever. People want a reason to smile, and brands have pulled out all the stops to provide it with a series of feelgood festive ads. Advertising effectiveness company System1 have unveiled their...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

#GettingToKnow the equitable creative processes of Nick Dupey

Nicky Dupey is a creative executive and thought leader with a proven track record of unlocking innovative potential for teams and clients. As a multidisciplinary designer and seasoned professional with over 20 years’ experience, he’s...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Initials CX paves the way to firmly put Veezu on the map | #BehindTheBrand

Veezu, the leading private hire technology platform in the UK, recently announced its new rebrand delivered by Customer Experience Agency Initials CX. Initials CX was tasked with creating a whole new brand identity, including a new brand platform,...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Global creative calendar: December 2022

While 2022 is almost history, I hope you are ready, willing and able to celebrate the best days yet to come. Are you focused on sharpening your skills for the new year ahead? If so, some of the world's most elite organizers are preparing to unleash...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency

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