Christmas is about adding value not just spending more

Christmas is about adding value not just spending more

Christmas is a time of the year that’s supposed to be all about family, friends and festivities – but for consumers, the weeks or even months before the Christmas break can be incredibly stressful. That’s because of the frantic search for presents, entertainment and ideas for festive food and drink. Our readers want to be […]

Data-driven decision-making is the key to business advancement

Data-driven decision-making is the key to business advancement

Delivering more efficient, customer-first marketing has been the Holy Grail for many – if not all – brands in recent years. However, it’s often organisational changes that prove the first hurdle to overcome, more so than the investment or time-consuming nature of procuring a new martech stack to deliver. So, why do organisations need to […]

Is it time for a brand to take an anti-technology stance?

Is it time for a brand to take an anti-technology stance?

With 67% of 18 to 34-year-olds saying the need to take a break from technology, does this open an opportunity for brands, asks Vaughan Edmonds, planner at global experience agency Sense. Britain has an addiction epidemic. I’m not talking about drugs, alcohol, gambling or even caffeine. This addiction is far more common. Most people reading this […]

Branded Products – Taking Back Control Through DTC

Branded Products – Taking Back Control Through DTC

I’m a firm believer that the Direct to Consumer (DTC) business model is a game changer. Having the opportunity to partner with some of the world’s leading consumer and retail brands has given me a front seat to watch some of the fascinating interplay between the key players in today’s CPG sector battles. A battle […]

Advertising Agency Confessions: I Just Touched A Real Cannes Lion (And Survived)

Advertising Agency Confessions: I Just Touched A Real Cannes Lion (And Survived)

The industry equivalent of The Tony Award, The Purple Heart, and The Nobel Peace Prize stood menacingly before my eyes: The Cannes Lion. One can only imagine the copious amounts of creative blood, sweat and coffee sacrificed by Xanax-popping account execs and cannabis-inhaling creative directors yearning to lay claim to this rightfully earned booty. Yet, […]

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