23 Nov 2012
| by Oliver Spalding
CRM is evolving fast; we need to think differently about how things work in the digital age, writes Oliver Spalding, head of customer strategy, LBi.
05 Nov 2012
| by Sam Howroyd
Fast moving consumer goods are becoming a major driver of online advertising spend on the up, this week studies on Brand Republic examines some of the reasons behind this, as well as how consumers view what companies do with their data.
Austerity. A word to send a chill down the spines of marketers. According to one commentator, we are still living in what's called "the lipstick economy".
23 May 2012
| by Matt Barnett
Understanding big data is key if retailers want to build one to one relationships with their shoppers, writes Matt Barnett, head of digital, MARS\Y&R.
Home deliveries are now so ingrained in the retail landscape that for people of my grown-up children's generation, it must be hard to imagine what life was like before.
Indicia earned its DMA Grand Prix last month with challenging work for Very.co.uk, which included a mother and baby fashion show that "nearly killed us", according to the agency's creative director.
Indicia has won the Grand Prix and two golds at the DMA Awards for a campaign that helped online retailer Very.co.uk break into the mother and baby market.
This week's big data news was about Waitrose launching their loyalty card, but re-wind a week to an announcement by fellow group brand John Lewis.
Brand Republic's DM Bulletin is changing its name to Data and Direct Bulletin, covering the science of identifying and targeting customers and prospects, as well as the art of tailoring content to them.
04 Oct 2011
| by Alice Dunn
Students are desperate to ensure they project the right image with their labels, so getting the branding right is vital in this market, writes Kantar Media's Alice Dunn.