As people live longer the number of retired consumers grows, so brands must find effective ways to engage with an audience that still regards opening the post as an important part of their daily routine.
An ability to entertain using the best production technology and techniques means television will always be able to engage consumers with its commercials, but marketers should apply creative thinking across other media channels too.
From a very young age we love listening to stories and, as we grow older, we respond to tales and anecdotes. Brands need to inject the magic of storytelling into their marketing to tap into people’s emotions.
Having a clear understanding of your customers’ journey to purchase is essential to generate repeat sales, encourage people to buy your products more often and spend more money with you over their lifetime.
Net-a-Porter, House of Fraser and The Guardian are linking the online and offline worlds to engage with their customers more effectively. We look at the key ways brands can make the most out of shopper marketing in 2016.
As Simon Carter embarks on his first CEO position at market research agency ComRes, the former marketing chief of IT firm Fujitsu tells Marketing Week why it’s “fantastic” for the industry to have another marketer at the top and how to get there.