Business Not As Usual

Business Not As Usual

Since lockdown began there has been much media speculation about the long-term impact of Covid-19: how the world, and everything in it, will change.  The commentary covers the increasing political unrest, the influence on mental health and the depth and breadth of the inevitable global recession to follow.  However, few have talked about the lasting impact of […]

Now is the time to be a good brand

The importance of long-term brand building and consumer trust in strange times by Vaughan Edmonds, Planner, Sense

Now is the time to be a good brand

We find ourselves in incredible times. On 1st January 2020, no one could have predicted where we’d collectively be three months into the new decade. A global health crisis appearing from nowhere, costing lives and straining the world’s already stretched health services. A terrible economic cost, with many jobs lost and businesses folding. There have been […]

Rise Of The Not Everyday

BY Katie Maritz – Senior Structural Designer at PB Creative

Rise Of The Not Everyday

ERA OF THE GREAT UNWASHED Covid-19 has made all of us wash our hands until they bleed and wash our clothes every time we return from the shops.  If that doesn’t chime with your reality, then you may be putting yourself at risk.  What seems strange is that, for at least the last year, we have been […]

BeMore.FearLess. Fear for Good.

FEAR has two interpretations: Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise

BeMore.FearLess. Fear for Good.

When threatened with adversity and scarcity, unlike we have ever experienced before, we all deal with fear in different ways. No matter what our fears are, human nature takes its course.  Scientifically speaking, fear is an emotional response to a ‘perceived’ threat that may or may not happen. In our case, Covid-19 has happened, it’s […]

Why content will be king for out of home

by Lee Mabey, Integration Strategy Director, Posterscope

Why content will be king for out of home

Out Of Home has always been used and recognised for its brand building capabilities but as technology has transformed the medium, new ways of using it are emerging.  The deployment of full motion digital screens is opening up OOH’s ability to broadcast content but it’s an opportunity that publishers, broadcasters and brands are only just […]

The retail CMO’s seasonal trends checklist

By Michael Poyser, Chief Analytics Officer of Ecrebo

The retail CMO’s seasonal trends checklist

Life can be tough for a chief marketing officer working in retail. As well as delivering the best customer experience across multiple channels, the pressure is on to improve the ROI from marketing campaigns and deliver personalisation in a world where consumers increasingly expect it. CMOs need to ensure that they communicate with customers at the […]

Battling Branded Content with AR in the Social Media Stadium – Asia Hunt, Strategist, Trollbäck+Company

Battling Branded Content with AR in the Social Media Stadium – Asia Hunt, Strategist, Trollbäck+Company

As advertising encroaches further into our social feeds and inevitably, our daily lives, it has become harder and harder to tell the difference between paid and organic content. Influencers mask sponsorships as lifestyle posts, commercials play between nearly every online video we watch, and product ads are served to us mere minutes after we’ve searched […]

The person behind the product: The growing retail power of influencers

The person behind the product: The growing retail power of influencers

Gone are the days when shoppers relied on word-of-mouth recommendations or were influenced by a more traditional TV, radio or newspaper advert before buying a product.  Now with over 3.2 billion social media users worldwide, it is faster and easier than ever to market to  consumers – and savvy influencers are taking full advantage, according to leading […]

It takes two: For the best results, in-house and agency designers need to work together

It takes two: For the best results, in-house and agency designers need to work together

There’s been a lot of talk in the media about how more and more businesses are looking to recruit in-house designers, with ‘for’ and ‘against’ arguments debating this approach over hiring the services of external agencies. But rather than choosing between the two, perhaps the route to the greatest creative output lies in combining the […]

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