As part of Marketing Week’s big debate on whether marketing ‘experts’ need formal training in marketing, we asked three CMOs and business leaders where they stand when hiring.
Following the uproar caused by Marketing Week columnist Mark Ritson’s assertion that all marketing experts should have a formal qualification in marketing, senior marketers on both sides of the argument debate the hotly contested issue.
In a period of post-Brexit uncertainty and potential recruitment freezes, marketers will need to embrace upskilling to maintain a competitive advantage.
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 learning to speak up as a junior marketer to IAG Cargo’s transformation, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
From Coca-Cola dialling down its Olympics activations and Unilever trying to calm the row surrounding Ben & Jerry’s, to the shortlist being revealed for the Marketing Week Masters awards, catch up on this week’s biggest marketing news.
Bringing econometrics fully in-house can work for some brands, but finding a balance between external expertise and internal knowledge works best at insurer Aviva.
The new ‘Not your mother’s Tiffany’ campaign has angered the brand’s older customers, but this is new owner LVMH’s tried and tested formula for refreshing tired fashion labels for new consumers.