The Post Office CMO Pete Markey encourages every marketer, no matter their level, to take control of their career and plot their own development plan if they have ambitions to take on the top role.
Mobile gaming is now big business with players of Candy Crush Saga spending $1.3bn on in-app purchases alone last year and the total estimated value of the mobile games market now at $25 billion. And brands including restaurant chain Zizzi and Marks & Spencer are honing in on gamification in a bid to boost customer engagement levels.
With chief executives and senior figures from the likes of Tesco, Unilever, Mondelez, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s all speaking, here are Marketing Week’s five key takeaways from today’s (October 6) The Big Debate event from the IGD.
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Consumers’ enjoyment of food is influenced by what they see and know in advance, and while flavour-focused messages improve perceptions, health-based ones actually harm them.
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