Karla Crawford Kerr

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Karla Crawford Kerr, VP of Marketing for Hawthorne Advertising, works tirelessly with prospective and existing clients to optimize brand response television success. She is a leader in the company’s marketing and business development arenas, specializing in public relations, event/trade show planning and account management. Her portfolio of clients has included Applica, Black & Decker, Braun, Clorox, Honeywell, Kreg Tool, Nikon, Oreck, Procter & Gamble, U.S. Navy and more.

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Your 2024 Back-to-School Campaign Planning: Too Soon? Nope

| Karla Crawford Kerr

The back-to-school shopping rush is hectic for retailers, ranking just behind the holiday season on the marketing calendar. But now that kids in grades K-12 have returned to class and college students are heading back to campus, it’s time to start planning your back-to-school 2024 marketing campaign. Too soon? Not if you want to make the most of a huge opportunity.

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CPG and its New Direction: Emerging vs. Legacy Brands

| Karla Crawford Kerr

The CPG industry is evolving faster than ever. Nearly everything about the category has changed, including the way brands develop and bring products to market. Also, inflation puts pressure on marketing budgets, loyalty is weakening and younger consumers have higher expectations and tend to be skeptical of advertising efforts.