News & Media

This is a compendium of recent news coverage that relates to the ideas of Lovemarks, emotional marketing, the Participation Economy and consumer behavior.

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Kevin Roberts: Why Modern Brand Strategy Is About Being A Lovemark

CMO Australia’s Nadia Cameron speaks to Kevin Roberts, executive chairman of Kevin Roberts, on “his views on the role of the CMO, digital disruption and creativity in the face of data-driven marketing”.

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Canadian business magazine Douglas caught up with Kevin Roberts, Executive Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide, when he was in Victoria, British Columbia, to receive an honorary professorship from the University of Victoria.

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Nothing Is Impossible: Exclusive Interview with Robert Senior

Robert Senior, CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi, recently spoke to Nutty Lin and Qin Xian Pu from CHINAdvertising about the concept of ‘Nothing Is Impossible’, the belief that creativity can change the world and the art of solving ‘problems’.

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Moving Brands Beyond Reason Into Culture

Brent Smart, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi New York, believes that advertising is all about moving brands beyond reason and into culture. What does that mean? You must be ICONIC. A company may have recognizable brand assets, but for Brent, what really makes you iconic is how you use them.

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Richard Hytner on Leadership

Richard Hytner, the deputy chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi and the author of ‘Consiglieri: Leading from the Shadows’, speaks to Lillian Cunningham of The Washington Post about leadership.

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What the World Needs Now

People act or behave emotionally 80 percent of the time and rationally 20 percent of the time. A number of studies attest to this. Ask a PR communicator and, in all likelihood, he will agree that his publics don’t decide what to support or not to support on a purely rational basis.

Type: Audio & Video, News & Media, Resources | 1,577 views

The Language of Brand Love: Loveworks Author Brian Sheehan Talks to Marketing Smarts

Brian Sheehan talks to’s Kerry O’Shea Gorgone about his new book Loveworks: How the world’s top marketers make emotional connections to win in the marketplace.

Type: Insights & Ideas, News & Media | 2,711 views

Teaching Feature: Jayne Van Dusen, Algonquin College

Q&A with Jayne Van Dusen, Advertising & Marketing Communications Management, Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada.

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From Theory to Practice: Loveworks is Proof that Lovemarks Works

Brian Sheehan, author of Loveworks, speaks to Class CNBC Italy about the birth of Loveworks and the importance of love in the long-term success of a brand. (In Italian)

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Ignite Brand Loyalty and Win the Love of Customers

Building brand loyalty requires a personal touch. Brian Sheehan talks about connecting to consumers beyond a commercial transaction. Saying that brands have to evoke strong emotions through the experiences they offer to create loyalty beyond reason.

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Storytelling May Be Your Company’s Biggest Asset

In a guest post for, Loveworks author, Brian Sheehan, discusses a brands greatest asset, its ability to tell stories. He looks at three different stories brands can communicate: brand stories, consumer stories, and stories to be shared by both brand and consumers.

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Interview with Brian Sheehan: How Do Students Feel About Lovemarks?

In Part 2 of our conversation with Brian Sheehan, author of ‘Loveworks: How the world’s top marketers make emotional connections to win in the marketplace’, Brian speaks about the response to Lovemarks in the classroom.

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Interview with Brian Sheehan: Why Write Loveworks?

Lovemarks Campus recently spoke to Brian Sheehan, Associate Professor of Advertising at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and author of Loveworks: How the world’s top marketers make emotional connections to win in the marketplace. In the first of part of the interview, we asked Brian, “Why write Loveworks?”

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Love Works, Actually

Gail Curtis, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi South Africa, defends emotion as the key to consumers’ hearts and minds and that which influences their choices. “Having a clear and lovable purpose, showing what you stand for, expressing your inspirational dream – this is what brands should be doing.”

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Why We Love or Hate Apple and Swiss Army Knives: Study Finds Three Keys to Brand Affinity

This article, originally published on, looks at a recent study from USC Marshall School of Business on the three keys to brand attachment. “Marketers who want to build emotional affinity for their brands, then, need to appeal to consumers on three fronts – enticement, enablement, and enrichment.”