Gartner Says CMOs Remain Optimistic About Budgets Post-COVID19, Despite Bleak Outlook from C-Suite Colleagues

Survey of 432 CMOs Reveals Marketing Must Prepare for Further Budgets Cuts as a Result of COVID-19

Gartner Says CMOs Remain Optimistic About Budgets Post-COVID19, Despite Bleak Outlook from C-Suite Colleagues

While companies have cut back on marketing budgets due to COVID-19, 73% of CMOs expect the pandemic’s negative impact to be short lived, with a positive outlook for business performance in the 18-24 months, according to Gartner’s CMO Spend Survey 2020. In fact, CMOs report they expect to increase investments across major channels and resource […]

Gartner Survey Shows 65% of Marketers Face Moderate to Significant Budget Cuts Due to Coronavirus Disruption

Marketing Leaders Must Take Immediate Action to Manage Risks Related to COVID-19 With a Strategic Cost Optimization Plan

Gartner Survey Shows 65% of Marketers Face Moderate to Significant Budget Cuts Due to Coronavirus Disruption

Sixty-five percent of chief marketing officers (CMOs) and marketing leaders report they are already bracing for moderate to significant budget cuts due to coronavirus-related disruption, according to Gartner, Inc. On March 20, Gartner polled 176 marketers to understand how these leaders are being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  CMOs and marketing leaders must take action to manage […]

Gartner Says CMOs Should Take Four Immediate Actions to Prepare for Coronavirus-Related Issues

Marketing Leaders Must Develop Contingency Plans to Address Changing Customer Needs and Disruptions to the Workplace, Events and Tactics

Gartner Says CMOs Should Take Four Immediate Actions to Prepare for Coronavirus-Related Issues

Chief marketing officers (CMOs) and marketing leaders face an uncertain and rapidly evolving situation as a result of the coronavirus, and they must take an aggressively proactive approach to preparing their organization for disruption, according to Gartner, Inc. “CMOs who wait for shifts in customer perceptions and needs, interruptions to supply chains and operations, or […]

Gartner Says 74% of Customer Experience Leaders Expect Budgets to Rise in 2020

Gartner Says 74% of Customer Experience Leaders Expect Budgets to Rise in 2020

Customer Experience Leaders Must Deliver Gains That Justify Growing Budgets Customer experience (CX) efforts remain inconsistent in many organizations, but there are signs of greater commitment and execution for 2020, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner’s 2019 Customer Experience Management Survey revealed that more than two-thirds of CX leaders expect budget increases in 2020 (see Figure […]

Gartner Identifies Top Consumer Trends for Marketing Leaders in 2020

Marketing Leaders Must Stay Alert of These Trends That Are Shaping Consumer Culture in 2020

Gartner Identifies Top Consumer Trends for Marketing Leaders in 2020

Too late to shop green, rise of the rewatch, morphing money and algorithm hacking are the top consumer trends that will have the largest impact on marketing leaders and their organizations in 2020, according to Gartner’s Consumer Top Trends, 2020. “In 2020, we will see an overarching theme of consumers reconsidering consumerism — the constant acquiring […]

Gartner Says U.K. Marketing Budgets Have Fallen to Their Lowest Level in More Than Five Years

Gartner CMO Spend Survey 2019-2020 Reveals U.K. Marketing Budgets Have Dropped Below 11% of Company Revenue Amid Brexit Uncertainty

Gartner Says U.K. Marketing Budgets Have Fallen to Their Lowest Level in More Than Five Years

Marketing budgets in the U.K. have shifted downwards, dropping from 11.4% of overall company revenue in 2018 to 9.3% in 2019, according to a survey of chief marketing officers (CMOs) by Gartner, Inc. Findings fromGartner’s CMO Spend Survey 2019-2020 report reveal a drop of more than two percentage points year over year, placing U.K. marketing budget […]

Buzzoole the only EU-based company named as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s Market Guide for Influencer Marketing Solutions

Buzzoole the only EU-based company named as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s Market Guide for Influencer Marketing Solutions

Buzzoole, an end-to-end influencer marketing platform has been included in the 2018 Market Guide for Influencer Marketing Solutions by Gartner, the world’s leading research and advisory company. Gartner has selected and reported on ten Representative Vendors: nine are vendors with North American headquarters, while Buzzoole is the only vendor with European headquarters named in the […]