Waitrose is increasing its investment in content and shifting the balance of its spend away from paid towards “accessible and free to all” communications in response to what marketing director Rupert Thomas calls a “shift” in the role of marketing from selling to inspiring.
Meet the brands in contention for the highly sought-after Marketing Week Engage Awards 2014 trophies.
When was the moment your industry changed? The Big Four supermarkets may look back and say that early 2014 was the moment they knew retailing as they knew it was over. Almost £3bn was wiped off the share values of the Big Four last week as they embarked on a new price war.
People may be starting to travel again but the threat of quarantine and fears over a second wave make rebuilding consumer confidence in the industry a difficult job.
The last episode in the series examines how artificial intelligence can influence and assist the creative process, and how big its role might be in the future.
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All too often brands are obsessed with what makes people different rather than looking for traits and behaviours they share.