Reports that Snapchat is looking to work with ad tech companies and agencies by opening an API show the social network is keen to move beyond offering just reach as it aims to become a “fully fledged social advertising platform” and give advertisers the chance to target and measure the effectiveness of their advertising.
Marketing Week columnist Mark Ritson is as well known for his colourful turn of phrase as he is his razor-like insight, the former bringing the latter to life. Relive some of his 2015 highlights, or “Ritsonisms”, below and the articles from where they were born.
In a year that has seen campaigns shaped by virtual reality headsets, emojis and marketers focusing more on diversity and ad blocking, Marketing Week looks back at some of the key trends of 2015.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the downside of focusing on ROI to Tesco’s assertion that marketing is “mission critical”, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
As we come out of lockdown, solid foundations and a clear brand strategy are vital to guide short-term tactics and ensure long-term shareholder value, former group marketing director at Royal Mail.
Michelle McEttrick is leaving the supermarket after six years having played a “key role” in the turnaround of the Tesco brand.
Marketers are feeling optimistic about employment prospects as the UK’s lockdown restrictions ease, following a year marred by redundancies and furlough.