Opinion from award winning columnist and marketing professor Mark Ritson.
Mark Ritson, our award-winning columnist, consultant and marketing professor, is never one to shy away from an opinion and he had plenty of those in his talk at Marketing Week Live. Ritson gave his view on the importance (or lack thereof) of eight marketing concepts: millennials, CSR, brand purpose, brand valuation, digital marketing, zero based budgets, targeting and TV advertising.
Mark Ritson – academic, brand consultant and Marketing Week columnist – recently gave a talk entitled ‘Why Social Media is Mostly a Waste of Time for Marketers’. Never one to shy away from a controversial opinion, Ritson’s presentation delves deep in to the data and concludes that social is of limited use for brands. So click play […]
Ten miles north of Apple’s Cupertino headquarters is a company called Tesla whose CEO, Elon Musk, has the vision and courage to do things really differently. It would be wrong to say he’s the new Steve Jobs – he’s set to be a lot bigger.
You will recall the rather sad story of Abercrombie & Fitch. The once all-powerful fashion retailer declined as a result of ageing customers, bizarre management edicts and over exposure. The company has endured 11 consecutive quarters of declining sales and, in perhaps the most painful blow yet, recently recorded the lowest ever score on the annual […]
Apple CEO Tim Cook has gone to war with the US Government over his refusal to help the FBI decrypt a terrorist’s iPhone. In a break from the norm, I’ve decided to be controversial (for me at least) by sitting on the fence and arguing for both sides of the marketing coin when it comes to Cook’s stance.
According to Peter Barron, vice-president for communications and public affairs, it is very “difficult” for Google to work out how much tax it should be paying in the UK.
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