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 […]

Mindshare UK’s COVID-19 consumer impact tracker finds a nation looking for clear, no-nonsense guidance

Mindshare UK’s COVID-19 consumer impact tracker finds a nation looking for clear, no-nonsense guidance

WPP media agency Mindshare UK has found a nation seeking clear, no-nonsense advice and support from public institutions and brands as people take action to cope with the impact of the nation-wide lockdown and comply with government advice. The initial survey was carried out in the first four days of the lockdown between March 20th and 23rd and Mindshare […]

Savanta launches bi-weekly Coronavirus Business Data Survey & Tracker

Over 2/3 of all businesses have been negatively impacted; 4 in 10 small businesses fear they won’t survive

Savanta launches bi-weekly Coronavirus Business Data Survey & Tracker

Market insight specialist, Savanta, has launched a Business Coronavirus Survey & Tracker to offer business of all sizes ongoing insights into service demand, budgets and confidence during the international health crisis. With a respondent base of over 500 small, medium and large companies in the UK, businesses who subscribe can also add their own bespoke questions to the […]

Huge numbers of consumers would wait longer for goods if delivered ‘more sustainably’ – survey

Thumbs-up for ‘green car’ and bicycle deliveries – and orders handled by drones and robots

Huge numbers of consumers would wait longer for goods if delivered ‘more sustainably’ – survey

A convenience trends survey commissioned by leading International branding and customer experience agency I-AM has revealed that almost three-quarters of consumers (74%) would be happy to wait longer for goods if the delivery method was more sustainable. The ‘HERE: NOW Exploring The Next Generation of Convenience’ survey reports that these planet-conscious consumers would approve of deliveries by […]

TBWA\Helsinki’s new ad campaign was designed blindfolded to illustrate the importance of client feedback

TBWA\Helsinki’s new ad campaign was designed blindfolded to illustrate the importance of client feedback

TBWA\Helsinki won the Agency of the Year title in Finland last year and thus got to design this year’s campaign for the survey. The aim of the campaign is to show how important client feedback is for agencies – without feedback work is like operating blind, and designers of TBWA\Helsinki demonstrated this by creating ads blindfolded, […]

New survey by Prezi finds attention spans aren’t shrinking — they’re evolving

New survey by Prezi finds attention spans aren’t shrinking — they’re evolving

Attention spans are not shrinking, rather they are evolving to be more selective, according to a new research study from Prezi, the presentation platform that helps people connect more powerfully with their audiences and customers. The 2018 State of Attention Report, which measured the effectiveness of content and presentations and how they resonate with business […]

A third of UK consumers believe AR influences purchasing, according to Mindshare

A third of UK consumers believe AR influences purchasing, according to Mindshare

 Mindshare UK, in partnership with AR technology company Zappar, has launched ‘Layered’ – a report identifying how brands must adapt to the rise of augmented reality (AR). • The report reveals that a third (33%) of consumers believe AR would help them to narrow down choices when shopping. • Increasingly, consumers are expecting products […]

Transparency is the key to making more consumers happy with data sharing, says new DMA & Acxiom research

Transparency is the key to making more consumers happy with data sharing, says new DMA & Acxiom research

In 100 days the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, bringing with it new laws covering how businesses collect, store and use consumer data. As businesses prepare for the new rules, almost two-thirds (61%) of consumers are already happy with the amount of personal information they share. This change in attitudes has been […]

Consumers want improvement over digital innovation in 2018, according to Code Computerlove

Consumers want improvement over digital innovation in 2018, according to Code Computerlove

Cutting through the ‘digital trends hype’ and deciding which emerging digital technologies to invest in 2018 is a challenge for most decision makers; being a forerunner with new digital trends and introducing innovative new technologies can after all be a ‘game changer’ for brands and businesses. But a new survey has revealed that most consumers […]