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    Will luxury brands lap up 100 pc FDI?

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    Opposed to popular belief that allowing 100 per cent in single brand retail will give impetus to luxury brands in India and bring down costs, experts do not have high hopes. The government of India, a couple of days ago decided to allow 100 per cent FDI in single brand retail product trading. Till now,…

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    With Caffe, Fiat shows Italian connections

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    Hoping to get rid of the ‘Premier Padmini’ connection, Fiat has launched Fiat Caffe, a brand experience store in New Delhi. The store strives to strengthen the brand’s Italian connections in the Indian consumer’s mind. The experience store while showcases the latest Fiat cars, it also houses a Lavazza Coffee bar and a cafe library….

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    Pitch CMO Summit 2011: Dettol – Sustaining a cult

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    In the Rs 130,000-crore FMCG sector, Reckitt Benckiser is a key player with its cult brands like Dettol, Cherry Blossom, Disprin, Mortein, Durex, Colin, Harpic etc dominating the market. These brands have maintained their cult status over decades despite the changing Indian consumer preferences. The challenge In his 27-year long stint with RB, Chander Mohan…

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    Pitch CMO Summit 2011: Volkswagen – Big ideas

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    Volkswagen entered India in 2007 and for the first two years, it kept a low profile and tested the waters in the country with its international models Jetta and Passat which were in the executive and premium segment in India. Realising the potential in the Indian market, Volkswagen in 2009 decided to go full throttle…

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    PMMAO 2011 RADIO OUTLOOK : The ‘third’ wind

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    The year 2011 is expected to play a new song for the radio industry. As per the Pitch Madison Media Advertising Outlook 2011 projections, the radio industry is expected to clock revenues of Rs 1,018 crore, in the ad-pie worth Rs 27,650 crore. This will be the first time when the medium will cross the…

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    PMMAO 2011 RADIO REVIEW : Happy tune

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    Radio played a happy tune in the year 2010. Unlike 2009, the advertisers seemed quite upbeat about this medium in 2010. The total advertising revenue of radio in the year clocked an impressive Rs 885 crore, significantly higher than Rs 681 crore in 2009. The year 2010 was a year of recovery for radio and…

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    PMMAO 2011 TV OUTLOOK : More clarity

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    The year 2011 is expected to bring more good news for the television space. The biggest driver for this growth will be increasing penetration of the medium, larger reach, proliferation of new channels, and heavy cricket calendar. In the next twelve months, television’s ad revenue is slated to grow by 20 per cent to add…

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    PMMAO 2011 TV REVIEW : The idiot box becomes intelligent

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    After the slowdown year 2009, the year 2010 was a year of optimism and growth for the TV industry. According to the Pitch Madison Media Advertising Outlook 2011, the TV medium grew at a phenomenal rate of 24 per cent – 9 percentage points ahead of the expected growth. In an ad pie worth Rs…

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    Pitch CMO Summit 2010 : Case Study – Wagon R

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    Shifting Gears Brand:  Wagon R Case Study: Repositioning to stay relevant        to an evolving audience Presented by: Shashank Srivastava,  Chief General  Manager, Marketing,  Maruti Suzuki   The challenge Threat from competition With increasing competition Maruti Suzuki’s leadership position was threatened with the successful entry of the Korean auto-brand Hyundai (in 1998) in India….


    Pitch CMO Summit 2010 : Case Study – Aditya Birla Financial Services Group

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    The Power of One Brand: Aditya Birla Financial Services Group Case Study: Bringing all financial services under  one umbrella Presented by: Ajay Kakar, CMO, Aditya Birla Financial Services Group               The challenge Confusion and fear The Indian financial consumer is a simpleton and prefers to have simple solutions when…