Following our columnist Mark Ritson’s assertion earlier this month that clients should pay for agencies to pitch, Marketing Week asked both clients and agencies where they stand.
Procter & Gamble has cut its agency roster by 50% over the past three years from around 6,000 to 3,000 in a bid to increase its marketing productivity.
The recent ANA report into media transparency and rebates in the US is an important moment for our industry and could be a positive catalyst for change if we work together to find solutions.
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From nurturing a fierce curiosity in customer behaviour, to becoming more agile and honing their digital skills, marketers must be prepared to upskill if they want to futureproof their careers in 2021 and beyond.
We may be in the middle of a third lockdown, which has undoubtedly set back the job market once more, but make sure you’re ready and well placed for future opportunities as they will arise.
Mark Ritson, Helen Edwards and CMOs from Nationwide and KFC confirmed for a new March event called The Bottom Line that will deliver insight into what marketers should spend their time and money on.