How MSLGROUP Set-up a Platform for Knowledge Sharing

How MSLGROUP Set-up a Platform for Knowledge Sharing

An interview with MSLGROUP's Anthony Poncier, Social Business and Digital Transformation Director EMEA and Sarika Waje, Associate Director, Global Knowledge Management by Collabora ...

Food & Beverage: 2017’s Top Conversation Starter

Food & Beverage: 2017’s Top Conversation Starter

After a year of discord and division over the politics of governance, consumers in 2017 will turn to something we can all agree on. Food and drink will bring us together with a gre ...

Top Ten Thought Leadership of 2016

Top Ten Thought Leadership of 2016

2016 was significant for MSLGROUP’s from a content creation and thought leadership point of view – we launched our influence-to-impact performance platform Conversation2Commerce an ...

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

In 2016 our experts highlighted the importance of digital collaboration and its importance in boosting employee engagement and how to gain employee buy-in to a new culture. We also ...

Earned Content Goes Omnichannel: Turning Conversation into Commerce

Earned Content Goes Omnichannel: Turning Conversation into Commerce

Introducing the Conversation2Commerce Platform In response to the underutilization of influence in the marketing mix, MSLGROUP, in conjunction with Publicis Communications and Publ ...

Crisis and Social Media: How to Avoid Fuelling the Flame

Crisis and Social Media: How to Avoid Fuelling the Flame

By Alessandro Chiarmasso, Practice Leader Corporate, MSL Italia The right assessment of the situation, message and messenger is key to managing, and not unduly suffering from, a si ...

European Excellence Awards 2016: Demonstrating the Change & Transformation of PR Industry

European Excellence Awards 2016: Demonstrating the Change & Transformation of PR Industry

By Pascal Beucler, SVP & Chief Strategy Officer, MSLGROUP A happy Juror for the eighth year in a row at the European Excellence Awards in Berlin, held on December 7th and 8th, ...

Food Ideas That Cross Borders & the Power of Online Recommendation

QnA with Esmee Williams, Vice President, Consumer & Brand Strategy, Allrecipes People's Insights: Are we approaching an era of global food culture in which flavors and food tastes freely cross borders? Or do national food traditions still dominate? Esmee: As more people tap into the power of digital technologies to collect and share information, the smaller our world becomes. Today 3 billion people worl ...

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Food as a Beauty Product

By EJ Armstrong, Commercial Food Photographer, Art Director, Armstrong Pitts Studios Modern commercial food photography has carried the torch for food as a status symbol and beauty product. A simple serving of coffee is now, with the sensuous swirl of cream at its heart, its carefully-designed mug and a myriad other things, elevated to an artistic level, a photo of which would be worthy to be displayed in a ...

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Food Marketing to Millennial Parents: A China Perspective

Irene Ling, Manager, Strategic Insight & Impact, MSLGROUP China In China, millennials make up a third of the total population (31%) in the nation. This generation grew up during a period of particular turbulence; the nation went through the economic reform, started the one-child policy, and undertook rapid urbanization to become the world’s second largest economy today. Chinese millennials’ upbringing i ...

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Green Tables: How Restaurants Will Lead Sustainable Food Consumption

By Melanie Joe, Consultant - Research and Insights, MSLGROUP Food companies and brands have been, in recent times, actively demonstrating their commitment to sustainability. Most major players in the food industry are restructuring their business practices to align with their sustainability goals – different aspects of the business are being re-evaluated, from supply chains to production methods, distributi ...

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Water Footprinting for a Sustainable Food Supply Chain

By Caroline Carson, Consultant, Salterbaxter MSLGROUP Risks associated with water – too much, too little and the quality of it – have been one of the biggest and most visible environmental and climate challenges of recent decades. As the Alliance For Water puts it, “Water is the primary medium through which climate change impacts will be felt by humans, society and the environment.” To underline its signifi ...

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Integrated Sustainable Thinking: A Critical Necessity for Food Companies

By Arabella Bakker, Director, Consultancy and Communications, Salterbaxter MSLGROUP Business has been addressing sustainability issues for a number of years but there is still some way to go before many organisations can say they are fully integrating sustainable considerations into every aspect of their business strategy, plans, corporate and brand purpose. In the food sector, an embedded approach to susta ...

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Temer’s First 100 Days and Beyond

While Brazil has been in the Olympic spotlight, an important political drama has been also playing out. MSLGROUP’s latest thought leadership assesses the first 100 days in office of Brazil’s interim President Michel Temer and offers a perspective on the future. Temer is expected to be confirmed in office within two weeks, after Brazil’s senate approves the impeachment of suspended President Dilma Rousseff ( ...

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Big Food: How Can it Repair the Cultural Disconnect?

QnA with Gina Santana, VP, Strategic Planning Director, Leo Burnett USA People's Insights: Big Food companies have lost significant market share in recent years. What’s driving that? Gina: The answer to that question lives in the context of how consumers’ consciousness and knowledge of food has evolved as a result of access to so much more information. This access is causing a shift in consumer mindset and ...

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Man the Provider Is Really Man the Buyer!

By Steven L. Katz, CEO and Founder, Man the Kitchen If you want the competitive edge as a producer, marketer, or retailer of food, groceries, and anything related to cooking and the tools and equipment needed to put a meal on the table, then the most profitable next step you can take is to suspend any stereotypes you have about men doing the cooking at home. That is because all recent in-depth studies have ...

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Transparency Coming for Genetically Engineered Foods

For more than a decade, while Europe rejected genetically engineered foods – GMOs in the popular parlance – Americans remained oblivious and unconcerned. In the meantime, U.S. grocery shelves were filled with products made from GM corn, soy and sugar beets. Yet, the blind indifference has not endured, as activists in the state of Vermont waged a successful referendum that forces labeling of products sold in ...

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