Blockchain has the potential to force media buys to become much more transparent transactions but that doesn’t make it entirely foolproof, says Bob Wootton, principal of Deconstruction Consulting and former ISBA director.
Blockchain technology presents vast opportunities for brands, from ad delivery verification to the safe and transparent storage of data, so marketers should get to know the technology now and stay ahead of the competition.
From GDPR, to creative briefs, annoying ads and social media ROI, 2017 marked a year of momentous change. But it wouldn’t have been the same without the Marketoonist’s take on the industry. Here is the best of Tom Fishburne’s work for 2017.
The professionalisation of marketing has brought many benefits – but that innate ability to spin a yarn to capture the attention of the board has been left in the past.
Following a ‘surprise’ two-year high last month, consumer confidence has fallen.
Consumers often “shop around” in the UK supermarket sector, says Morrisons chief customer and marketing officer, Rachel Eyre. The supermarket hopes its price match will “reassure” customers to do more of their shopping with it.
Increased volume sales must be a “bedrock” of sustainable growth, Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider said, indicating the company must invest in marketing and innovation to achieve this goal in 2024.