Since writing his first book in 1967, Philip Kotler has gone on to become one of the foremost voices on marketing strategy, and five decades on he is still as candid as ever.
Reports of the death of the sales funnel are greatly exaggerated. Consumers might be bombarded by media and marketing from all angles, but marketers must still understand how to influence their journeys towards a purchase.
Good news this week for the world’s taxi drivers. Suddenly after months of aggressive market expansion Uber is looking vulnerable and all of it is self-inflicted.
From Giffgaff’s new ad campaign in response to the coronavirus pandemic to EasyJet scrapping the CMO role and the hit to consumer confidence, catch up with all this week’s most important marketing news.
The festival’s organiser says that, with the industry “in turmoil” due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has made the decision to cancel this year’s event altogether.
As marketers work from home and strive to make sense of their marketing priorities, there is a case to be made for optimism, pragmatism and perspective.
An increasing number of marketers are pulling back from advertising around news related to the coronavirus outbreak, yet there is evidence to suggest they should in fact be seeking it out.