Marketing Week’s Data Storytelling Awards are back for a second year, bringing the industry’s outstanding data strategies, people and brands into the well-earned spotlight. The ceremony, which will be held on Tuesday 1 November at The Brewery In London, will award the industry’s best.
While brands and agencies love to celebrate their successes, there are certain issues such as an over-reliance on data and a siloed approach to work that too many marketers are avoiding talking about according to top marketers from Sainsbury’s, Unilever and Travelex.
Data and creativity are not opposed but must be used together to understand that people are different and must be treated differently by brands.
Procter & Gamble promises to maintain its investment in “brands that are winning” following the departure of CEO David Taylor, who credits innovation and superior brand communications for driving a 7% boost to net sales.
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 helping employees avoid burnout to Diageo hailing marketing a “big driver” of the company’s performance, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
From Diageo’s focus on marketing effectiveness paying off to EasyGroup adding yet more brands to its stable, catch up on this week’s biggest marketing news.
Machine learning technology will power a revolution in advertising targeting and measurement that will allow brands to reach audiences while respecting privacy.