Harnessing the power of data to develop a single customer view and drive personalisation is a big focus for online holiday provider Secret Escapes, which following a £41m cash injection is aiming to become a multi-billion pound company by 2020.
Brands need to get a grip on their direct marketing or risk being deleted by ‘overwhelmed’ consumers.
With a move into wearable tech, in-game events and global expansion on the cards, Pokémon Go is devising new opportunities for brands to connect with its 20 million plus daily users.
The professionalisation of marketing has brought many benefits – but that innate ability to spin a yarn to capture the attention of the board has been left in the past.
Following a ‘surprise’ two-year high last month, consumer confidence has fallen.
Consumers often “shop around” in the UK supermarket sector, says Morrisons chief customer and marketing officer, Rachel Eyre. The supermarket hopes its price match will “reassure” customers to do more of their shopping with it.
Increased volume sales must be a “bedrock” of sustainable growth, Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider said, indicating the company must invest in marketing and innovation to achieve this goal in 2024.