The Consumer Electronics Show is ostensibly a tech conference and a future-gazing one at that. A lot of the innovation on show won’t actually be in the hands of consumers for years, if ever. Yet a growing number of marketers from non-tech brands such as Unilever, New Balance and L’Oreal are in attendance.
As the Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas, we take a look at the tech and trends that could have a big impact on marketers’ businesses over the coming year.
Virtual reality is set to become widely available to consumers over the coming months with launches from Oculus Rift and HTC. Marketers who use the technology need to ensure it is more than a gimmick and there are already brands doing just that
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the downside of focusing on ROI to Tesco’s assertion that marketing is “mission critical”, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
As we come out of lockdown, solid foundations and a clear brand strategy are vital to guide short-term tactics and ensure long-term shareholder value, former group marketing director at Royal Mail.
Michelle McEttrick is leaving the supermarket after six years having played a “key role” in the turnaround of the Tesco brand.
Marketers are feeling optimistic about employment prospects as the UK’s lockdown restrictions ease, following a year marred by redundancies and furlough.