The Government’s Midata Innovation Lab (MIL) will be an exciting opportunity for those companies that want to see it, but for others it is the ’last chance saloon’ before they’re forced to give consumers’ data back to them. Agencies could give the project a much-needed spur.
Match.com’s upcoming ad campaign will mark its foray into experiential marketing, with the UK launch of Match.com nights, a series of get-togethers where subscribers and their single friends can meet with potential dates face-to-face.
Winner: Retail, for Aldi – Aldi Like Brands campaign
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Amid the career disruption of the past 12 months, marketers are looking for their companies to prioritise diversity and inclusion, invest in brand values and commit to transparent internal communication.
Few are expecting Brexit to have any positive effect, but marketing functions do at least appear to be afforded greater importance within an organisation and spend is set to increase in 2021.
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 impact of Covid on marketing careers to Coca-Cola’s change of heart on packaging, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.