Digital media and financial pressures on CEOs are forcing marketers to focus increasingly on short-term metrics at the expense of creativity and brand building.
McDonald’s revealed details of its ‘payment-by-results’ contract with Omnicom earlier this week. But for it to work, reciprocated trust and clear measures of success will be key.
McDonald’s appointment of Omnicom to its advertising account is a significant first – both in terms of agency integration and the performance-based pay structure that incentivises achieving brand objectives above media buying rebates.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the persistent pay discrepancies in marketing to McDonald’s crediting its “marketing machine” , it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Travel brands need to think carefully about how and when they spend their marketing budgets and launch discounts, as British holidaymakers look to save their cash.
Reflecting the obsession with stats in sport, BT Sport dug deep into the data behind the online abuse epidemic to start a nationwide conversation about the scale of unseen hate.
There are many intersecting causes for marketing’s gender pay gap – and the fact it has got worse – but failure to address it now will only exacerbate the issue.