With virtual reality set to become a $1bn industry in 2016 marketers are switching on to the technology as the next big content marketing medium.
Out-of-home advertising has seen huge growth in 2015, prompting a rise in spend in the channel, and its evolution is set to continue as the industry rolls out automated buying next year.
Using transactional data to guess customers’ motivations gives a limited backward-looking view. Brands must use social data to add personality to their insights, according to dunnhumby founder and Starcount chief data scientist Clive Humby.
The drinks giant’s long-running Christmas spot will return later this month, having proved its effectiveness over recent years.
Tom Fishburne, aka the Marketoonist, has drawn more than 900 cartoons over the past 20 years and now the industry’s favourite has been chosen.
Nathan Ansell will join Waitrose in January, replacing Martin George who announced his departure in July.
Dr. Martens says there is “more value” in the brand than it is currently charging, with the footwear maker “stronger than ever” after upping marketing investment.