As social media becomes more about value than volume and brands increasingly look to link online and offline channels through live events, Marketing Week outlines the media topics that will define 2016.
The importance of virtual reality (VR) technology at this year’s Mobile World Congress was underlined by a surprise appearance by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a Samsung product launch tonight (21 February), during which he predicted VR will be “the most social platform”.
The great and the good of the marketing world were at this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where tackling mobile ad blocking, the rise of virtual reality and redefining the smartphone were high on the agenda.
When Cigdem Kurtulus took on the top marketing job at Reckitt she introduced a marketing hub to encourage collaboration across all markets as she says you can’t enforce a “digital transformation mindset” without first changing the infrastructure.
Marketing Week reveals the top 10 marketers in consumer goods, technology and luxury, part of our Top 100 Most Effective Marketers, sponsored by Salesforce.
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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