Data Strategy Online February

The data guru who uses simplicity to get results

ANDREW

Using data to create offers that will appeal to shoppers in a split second has boosted Sainsbury’s growth and justified its decision to poach Andrew Mann, its director of insight and loyalty, from Tesco.

Austerity heralds a revival of the door-drop leaflet

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Far from being archaic, unaddressed leafleting’s high response rates, strong stand-out factor and low costs have seen the channel gain a surge in interest. Unaddressed mail is viewed by many in the marketing world as an archaic communication tool that lags behind the creativity and effectiveness of other, more modern channels, especially digital ones. Consumer […]

Working with data reveals its value

David Reed

Interest is reviving in the concept of the database as an asset that can be valued on the balance sheet. With the potential return of heat to the equities market, investors are looking for new places to put their money. Companies that can demonstrate a strong data-driven culture that generates profitable customer relationships could mark themselves out as a target.

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Tesco, M&S, Just Eat: 5 things that mattered this week and why

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M&S chief outlines digital-first strategy after profits plummet Marks & Spencer (M&S) is gearing up for a digital-first future, after its revealed on Wednesday (23 May) that profits had dropped a massive 62.1% to £66.8m compared to the previous year. A day earlier, the struggling retailer confirmed it will close more than 100 stores over […]