The relationship between marketing and insight will be under the spotlight at Marketing Week Live this year; ahead of the event we explore how businesses can better align their teams to get the most from each function.
Asda has suffered a consistent decline in sales over the past 18 months, but CEO Andy Clarke is not interested in quick wins as he admits “the market has fundamentally restructured”. Instead the supermarket is focused on a long-term strategy driven by insight.
Disney is looking at ways it can gain more consumer insight and reach people more directly as the brand’s CEO Bob Iger admits it has “no idea” of who went to see its Star Wars films at the cinema.
After notching up a 21,500% annual increase in users, period care brand Yoppie puts the strength of its community firmly at the heart of its growth story.
The evolution of the CMO role means the relationship with the chief technology officer could be just as – if not more – important than the relationship with the sales director, says Bibby.
To explore the ‘art of the possible’ even in times of adversity, teams must feel empowered and fully supported, according to marketing leaders from Zoopla, HSBC and Benefit Cosmetics.
Global CMO Aude Gandon explains how Nestlé is ensuring its marketing function is set up to meet new challenges in ecommerce, data and sustainability.