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Lego becomes world's most powerful brand

Lego has become the world’s most powerful brand while Woolworths is still Australia’s most valuable, according to the latest results from Brand Finance.

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Adidas CIO plays to win at digital marketing

Forget the territorial battles being fought at other companies between marketing and technology executives. At renowned athletic gear maker Adidas Group, the digital marketing approach is built on a real alliance between the two disciplines.

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How Marketing Teams Can Capitalize on Demographic Shifts

Many modern businesses live and die by the stories they tell -- and the stories that are told about them. It's crucial to strike the appropriate tone in today's always-connected forum of oversaturated media and crowded mobile and social distribution channels, but it's no longer about one narrative from a single voice.

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Woolworths' trials beacons for click-and-collect

Woolworths is looking to roll out beacons across all of its click-and-collect stores following a successful proof-of-concept trial of the proximity marketing technology with customers.

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What retailers think of mobile marketing

Marketers are getting the message that serving the consumer at the mobile moment should be their top priority. So are they investing mightily in mobile marketing tech? Not as much as you might expect.

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Altimeter: Mobiles no longer a 2nd screen

Brands who position mobile as the second screen of engagement risk losing their relevance with today’s highly connected customer, and could be falling prey to the latest shiny new object.

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IAB announces new Ad Tech Advisory Council

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Australia has revealed the members of its new Ad Tech Advisory Council, aimed at helping members identify and address critical issues in advertising technology innovation.

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The top 3 directions predictive analytics will take in 2015

What does the future hold for big data and the growing field of predictive analytics? More importantly, how can predictive analytics and the insights generated help you and your business to be more agile and responsive in a rapidly changing environment?

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How Telstra is achieving real-time customer marketing

CRM isn’t the most exciting topic to discuss around the executive table, but its importance cannot be denied by organisations trying to become more customer-centric in their make-up and mindset.

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Marin kicks off 2015 ad tech M&A activity with SocialMoov acquisition

Ad technology platform provider, Marin Software, has acquired social advertising player, SocialMoov, for US$18.75 million. The deal, one of the first in the ad tech space in 2015, comes off the back of a huge year for mergers and acquisitions across the industry, according to a new report.

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Digital marketing 2015 Part 3 - Skillset

There’s no doubt about it: As digital marketing continues its ascendancy, the skillset required within marketing teams to handle digital platforms is changing drastically. So where are there still gaps, and what can CMOs do about it?

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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

Brand or product placement?

CMOs are looking to ensure investment decisions in marketing initiatives are good value for money. Yet they are frustrated in understanding the value of product placements within this mix for a very simple reason: Product placements are broadly defined and as a result, mean very different things to different people.

Michael Neale and Dr David Corkindale

University of Adelaide Business School and University of South Australia

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