1. Introduction The objective of this report is to provide marketers with a practical guide to the essential principles, processes and practices surrounding the increasingly critical areas of product strategy and marketing. Digital has facilitated a growing proportion of business models to pivot towards direct-to-consumer propositions, and an ever-growing number of products to become services, […]
Research, Trends and Best Practice
1. Introduction Why is a disruptive strategy and culture increasingly valuable in an uncertain business climate? What can marketers learn from disruptive thinking and innovative techniques to help deliver their own objectives? This quick version of Econsultancy’s Learning from Digital Disruptors Best Practice Guide covers how disruptive businesses operate, their strategies for success, and their […]
Elliott Clayton, SVP at Epsilon-Conversant, looks at the direct-to-consumer trend, how it was enhanced during the pandemic, and what we can learn long-term.
At Econsultancy Live, Eve Sleep CEO Cheryl Calverley spoke to Econsultancy founder Ashley Friedlein about what retailers and big corporations can learn from the D2C model.
The UK brand Gymshark has reached unicorn status, after an investment deal with global growth equity firm General Atlantic brought its valuation to over $1 billion.
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands are often in the privileged position of having full control of their marketing. Many have grown through in-house expertise starting in paid search and developed into social.
From the Blog
Breaking into the Chinese market is a notorious challenge for many overseas brands, despite the appeal. Here’s how D2C footwear brand Allbirds has adapted to China.
The growth of the online resale market was evident long before Covid-19 hit, fuelled by younger consumers turning their back on fast fashion for a more sustainable, affordable, and creative way to shop.
What can the public sector teach the private sector about agility, transformation and truly user-centric design? Johan Hogsander, Managing Director at Engine Transformation, shares the lessons he has learned from working for the ‘biggest business’ in the UK.
For charities and non-profits, the Covid-19 crisis has been an extremely challenging time – but also one of opportunity. Econsultancy spoke to Lizi Zipser, Director of Strategy & Insights at Blue State, about how the pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in the third sector, and what that means for charitable organisations.
Digital has never been more important for charities than in 2020, as Covid-19 has forced charities to embrace remote working and deliver online services.
How have alcohol and drinks brands adapted to the highs and lows of Covid-19? We spoke to Tom Harvey, co-founder of “grain to glass” marketing agency YesMore, about direct-to-consumer sales, adapting marketing strategies, and how to be more human on social media.
Learn what digital strategy means and the practical tips for developing your own.
The whys and hows of creating a strong digital brand presence.
Discover what disruption means and how you can learn from disruptors in your industry.
Four key digital trends that require special attention.
Objective and KPI setting, to budgeting for digital marketing, using data for planning, segmentation and targeting and customer journey mapping
How to make your marketing strategy quantified, agile and future-proofed.
Ways you can add value to people and organisations through your brand: how to build your brand and how to avoid breaking your brand.
Learn how the fusion of digital, classic tools and architecture offers unique capability to do positioning in real-time and at an individual level via dynamic personalisation.
Explore ways to achieve market orientation through a customer-focused approach and ensure engagement from your organisation.
How to make the most of the latest methods and digital data analytics to fully inform your customer insight planning.
Learn about how traditional models of distribution have changed and how digital has broken down the barriers to entry.
Where we are now and what is likely to happen in the world of digital. We discuss the big digital eras and their impact on marketing, as well as the key innovations, challenges and opportunities to prepare for.