Stoli Takes Page From Coors Light’s Playbook

from Adweek: Stolichnaya wants to own “cold.” After a campaign that celebrated “little truths” found during a night out, the premium vodka brand has refined its positioning with an effort touting the fact that Stoli tastes best chilled.
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Allied Domecq bought the brand in 2001. Since then, it has been researching how the target 21- to 29-year-olds relate to vodka brands.
“They were looking for a true, authentic product and any research we’ve done says true vodka is Russian,” said Joanne Kletecka, brand director at Stoli.

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. After working for seven agencies in five states and freelancing for several more, I ventured out on my own in 2009. Today, as head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon, I'm focused on providing effective integrated marketing solutions to mid-market clients.