Advertising technology platforms are now so pervasive that specialist expertise is needed to achieve maximum value from media buying. At a roundtable sponsored by AdRoll, marketers and media agencies debated where brands should look for help.
The ‘single customer view’ remains the holy grail for some of the country’s biggest and most successful brands, and even those that have invested in creating a single access point to each customer’s data still encounter numerous roadblocks before actually achieving that aim.
Predictive analytics is giving brands the capability to automate marketing responses in any given customer scenario, but it requires fundamental shifts in companies’ attitudes to technology and the willingness to test and learn continually.
The drinks giant’s long-running Christmas spot will return later this month, having proved its effectiveness over recent years.
Tom Fishburne, aka the Marketoonist, has drawn more than 900 cartoons over the past 20 years and now the industry’s favourite has been chosen.
Nathan Ansell will join Waitrose in January, replacing Martin George who announced his departure in July.
Dr. Martens says there is “more value” in the brand than it is currently charging, with the footwear maker “stronger than ever” after upping marketing investment.