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Catch Group and flybuys hook up

Catch Group has joined forces with the flybuys customer loyalty program to provide rewards to its customer base.

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Westpac signs up to Verizon DSP

Westpac has positioned its rollout of Verizon’s DSP solution across its portfolio of brands as a step towards sustaining advertising activities without the cookie.

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The state of wearables in 2020

Smart wearable devices, from smartwatches to health trackers, are giving brands interactive ways to communicate with customers and leading to new types of insights from real-time and location-based data. And with COVID-19, we could see new devices and services developing to address some of the emerging health and medical issues.

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Survey: COVID-19 prompts shift to digital advertising

The shift towards online advertising will continue and it’s share of total media spend will accelerate with the COVID-19-related economic crisis, according to new research from the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) and Ipsos.

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Industry: Snapchat's first B2B marketing push is a timely, smart move

Snapchat’s first global B2B marketing campaign is being positioned as an overdue and clever step in solidifying the social media brand’s position as its platform rivals face claims of racial insensitivity and advertising boycotts through to data privacy challenges.

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Adtech industry reacts to latest universal ID updates

The adtech industry is responding favourably to efforts to provide alternative user identification data mechanisms to replace traditional cookie tracking. But several have warned privacy and security concerns remain a significant hurdle to adoption.

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Inside Sonder’s elevator pitch rebrand

Personal safety and well-being support outfit, Sonder, recently debuted a new customer value proposition and core brand messaging with the aim of quickly and succinctly telling its brand story to executives, when time and attention is precious, and limited.

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Why Aussie swimwear brand Skwosh built its chatbot

At the height of the first COVID-19 nation-wide lockdowns, men’s swimwear brand, Skwosh, adopted a Messenger chatbot to connect with customers, handle a large volume of frequently generated queries and blend the brand personality with conversation commerce.

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Well done, team at Larsen. Fantastic story of how to continually invest in customer experience.

Adam Frank

A designer jewellery brand's take on customer relations

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Great piece Katja. It will be fascinating to see how the shift in people's perception of value will affect design, products and services ...

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How to design for a speculative future - Customer Design - CMO Australia

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Google collects as much data as it can about you. It would be foolish to believe Google cares about your privacy. I did cut off Google fr...

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ACCC launches fresh legal challenge against Google's consumer data practices for advertising

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“This new logo has been noticed and it replaces a logo no one really knew existed so I’d say it’s abided by the ‘rule’ of brand equity - ...

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Brand Australia misses the mark

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IMHO a logo that needs to be explained really doesn't achieve it's purpose.I admit coming to the debate a little late, but has anyone els...

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Brand Australia misses the mark

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Why marketing technology utilisation is taking on new urgency

Disparate data sources, fragmented technology and a lack of funding has left many brands struggling in the battle for online customer attention amid a global pandemic. Now more than ever, brands need to focus on unlocking the value of their marketing technology.

Suzanne Croxford

Marketing technology partner, Wunderman Thompson Australia

How to design for a speculative future

For a while now, I have been following a fabulous design strategy and research colleague, Tatiana Toutikian, a speculative designer. This is someone specialising in calling out near future phenomena, what the various aspects of our future will be, and how the design we create will support it.

Katja Forbes

Managing director of Designit, Australia and New Zealand

The obvious reason Covidsafe failed to get majority takeup

Online identity is a hot topic as more consumers are waking up to how their data is being used. So what does the marketing industry need to do to avoid a complete loss of public trust, in instances such as the COVID-19 tracing app?

Dan Richardson

Head of data, Verizon Media

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