Marketers are increasingly using short-term metrics to measure marketing success but is it simply because it’s easier to do so or are they under pressure from senior leaders to deliver immediate results?
Shrinking marketing budgets and the use of short-term metrics to measure success have resulted in a sharp drop in creativity, according to the latest IPA report ‘Selling Creativity Short: Creativity and effectiveness under threat’.
The rise of short-termism, as outlined by a recent IPA report, is not only having an impact on creativity and long-term brand building, it could also be affecting the length of time a marketer stays in any given role.
Ellie Norman has stepped down from the role ahead of taking on a new challenge.
Boots’ CMO Pete Markey believes marketers must create a narrative around marketing to help demystify it to other functions, which helps finance “want to get it”, says CFO Michael Snape.
Iceland has promoted former head of customer and marketing, Caspar Nelson, to the resurrected marketing director position.
Hotel Chocolat has grown revenues by 40% in the first half of its financial year, with its digital strategy, subscription offer and loyalty scheme driving customer acquisition in all markets.