Gen Z’s Favorite Brands Are a Mix of Tech Companies and Some You Wouldn’t Expect

Outliers include Dairy Queen, Chapstick and Dollar Tree.

Oreo’s Attempts at Originality Are Ruining Its Brand Identity

Too many flavors made them stray too far from their original intent.

It’s Time to Rethink How Social Responsibility Plays Into Brand Missions

Lest good intentions be mistaken for ‘purpose washing.’

Cause Marketing Isn’t Working for Young People

Study finds that having a purpose must extend past just one campaign.

CVS Health Took the Quit Big Tobacco Pledge, But May Have a Problem: Holding Companies

Individual agencies have signed on while related organizations haven’t.

Having Influence as a Brand Comes With a Level of Responsibility

Telling your story in the right way helps leverage that properly.

How This Tech Company Keeps You Coming Back for Its Salads

Sweetgreen is a billion-dollar chain with a purpose

Using Trust as the Driving Force Behind Marketing Strategies

Consumers want to believe in a brand’s purpose and intention.

Kraft, Capital One Among Brands Running Pre-Roll Ads in Front of AOL Articles Concerning Sexual Assault

Progressive was also involved.

Stop Focusing on Trying to Go Viral and Instead Take a Stand

Consumers want to connect with a brand.