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By using econometrics, Audi has found ads that cut-through are three times more efficient at driving orders, making creativity “really key” for the business, a learning it is taking to the rest of its communications.
The Chinese brand has managed to break the Apple and Samsung hegemony in the smartphone market through a focus on innovation and collaboration, but it faces a big challenge to achieve its goal of being the biggest global player.
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