How can brands connect with consumers today in the face of rising living costs? I spoke with Ben Osborne, Director of Insights at Siegel+Gale EMEA, to hear his thoughts on what it means to be a consumer-led brand, and the strategies that brands will be working on in the coming months. How would you define […]
Human insight is in high demand and customer experience is being prioritised, but this hasn’t yet translated into consistent execution of research.
Lyndsay Weir discusses how to build a data team with an external lens, one that is designed to serve the consumer and not exist merely as an internal business function or silo.
For marketers to select influencers who are a relevant and authentic fit for the brand and the audience, the process needs to be a careful balancing act between qualitative and quantitative research.
“We’re entering a third era of customer experience,” argued Glyn Britton, Bionic’s Chief Customer Officer, at Econsultancy Live last week. Britton believes this is the case because – despite CX leaders being three times more likely to outperform their sector than mainstream competitors, according to Econsultancy research – “there are some really fundamental customer needs […]
Consumer concerns about the climate crisis show no sign of abating. Indeed, since 2018, Britons have increasingly listed the environment as a top-three issue facing the country. This peaked at 40% of the UK population during 2021’s COP-26 summit (a 400% rise on early 2018) according to YouGov. It’s no wonder that so many brands […]
Talk of a “Great Resignation” has dominated conversations about recruitment, retention, and workplace culture since midway through 2021, as the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic prompts a widespread reassessment of priorities and working conditions. The Marketing Week Career and Salary Survey 2022, which surveyed more than 4,400 UK marketing professionals to form a snapshot of marketers’ experiences, […]
Consumers are increasingly questioning how they spend (and how they can cut back) due to rising living costs. In the UK, BRC figures show sales growth is slowing, with March 2022 seeing a rise of 3.1%, down on a 6.7% rise the month previously. For brands, tighter budgets could have an impact on customer loyalty. […]
As the digital world begins to impact the planet, Ana Tolić, President of CMG Digital, explains how a focus on people – not platforms – delivers a sustainable digital future.
The knowledge management solution’s CEO and founder tells us more about his SaaS business and what it does for market research and insights.
April Mullen, Director of Brand and Content Marketing at SparkPost, outlines 2022’s top industry trends for email marketers.
Susan Pratchett is Managing Director for Europe at Virtue Worldwide, a creative agency born from the Vice Media Group. I recently caught up with Susan to discuss her role and her opinions on the evolution of brand advertising. Tell us about your role… What does a typical day look like for you? I’m Managing Director […]
In a recent webinar, Cheetah Digital’s VP Content Tim Glomb broke down some key takeaways from their latest consumer research.
Enda Breslin is General Manager EMEA of ShipBob, a tech-enabled third-party logistics platform that fulfils orders for ecommerce businesses. Launched in 2014, the company gives brands the analytics to track and ship stock globally. I caught up with Enda to find out more about his role. We also discussed the biggest challenges (and opportunities) for […]
When you hear the brand name ‘Mars’, what is the first thing that springs to mind? Chances are, it’s probably sweets, since Mars is best known as the company that owns confectionery brands like Galaxy, M&Ms, Snickers, Twix and many more. Far less widely-known is the fact that Mars is one of the world’s largest […]
Shib Mathew is the founder and executive chairman of freelance management platform, YunoJuno. I chatted with Shib about his role, YunoJuno’s recent growth, and his thoughts on the evolution of the workplace. Talk me through your role… what does a typical day look like for you? Every day is different which I absolutely love. Since […]
Dave Murray is Managing Director Europe of global influencer marketing platform, LTK. I recently spoke with Dave to hear more about his role, how the influencer industry is evolving, and LTK’s ambition to be the driver of ‘creator commerce’. Tell us about your role… how did you get into the industry? I joined LTK a […]
Where do you draw the line between convenient and creepy? Making it easy to hunt down a favourite product is one thing. Indeed, customer sentiment towards recommendations from a brand based on past purchases is generally positive. But having a brand hunt you down relentlessly, stalking you from site to platform to device, can put […]
Lynchpin’s Andrew Hood says though it might be described as a “new version”, GA4 brings with it “different implementation requirements, different metrics, different reports and different limitations for everyone to get their heads around.”
Digital transformation has accelerated rapidly over the past two years. According to PwC, 53% of businesses (in a survey of 1,250 global executives) have accelerated digital transformation in this time, with 57% reporting that technology has been critical to their performance. Companies that have invested in digital technologies, processes, and behaviours in the past two […]
Companies are ramping up investment in experiential marketing, as consumers crave in-person experiences. According to AnyRoad, 81% of brands say their event and experiential budgets will “match or exceed” pre-pandemic levels in 2022. But post-pandemic, is experiential strategy the same? Here’s a look at how companies are attracting people IRL, and some trends driving the industry. […]
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