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Why data experience is the new customer experience

La-Z-Boy has been around for nearly 100 years. However, in the 1990s, the recession and various competitors manufacturing overseas hit the company hard and it decided to switch up its marketing to attract more affluent and younger buyers, as well as women.

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Can virtual events fill the physical conference gap?

The long-term impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on the Australian events industry won’t be known for some time, but one immediate outcome is the rapid rise in interest in virtual conferences.

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Report: Direct to consumer brands now mainstream

The direct brand economy has gone mainstream, according to the IAB's latest US Brand Disruption 2020 report. And these direct-to-consumer brands are driving a tremendous transformation in the way consumer goods and services are created, marketed and sold.

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How to achieve virtual experience success

​With so many physical events now being cancelled, many organisations are turning to virtual platforms to retain at least a semblance of presence and engagement. But as anyone who has ever attended a virtual event knows, a successful experience requires more than just pointing a video camera at a presenter and pressing record.

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Why content marketing can make the difference amid the COVID-19 closures

With events and roundtables being cancelled in all industries across the globe in the wake of COVID-19, and no indication when they may be able to start up again, content marketing is going to be vital for lead generation. However, according to a new report, only 12 per cent of marketers believe their content marketing programs target the right audiences with relevant and persuasive content.

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oOh!media drops earning guidance in response to Covid-19 economic impact

Out-of-home media player, oOh!media, is warning of earnings disruption in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic sweeping the world and causing health and economic issues stretching from stock market volatility to event cancellations, travel disruptions and supermarket supplies shortages.

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The sports streaming service that allows customers a team pause

For a new streaming service in a competitive environment, Kayo has gone from 25 per cent prompted awareness to 80 per cent in just 12 months – something it puts down to the Aussie love of sport, plus some exceptional marketing by the Kayo team.

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ACCC calls on industry for Ad Tech Inquiry

The ACCC’s adtech and ad agency services inquiry efforts are officially underway, with the industry watchdog calling for feedback and information from Australia’s digital advertising supply chain and services ecosystem.

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Fisher & Paykel: We want to be the most human-centred appliance company

Fisher & Paykel has come a long way since its inception in 1934 in New Zealand. This humble antipodean company has grown to be a global appliance powerhouse, and yet still prides itself on being human-centred, even while undertaking its digital transformation over the last seven years.

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​The current global COVID-19 pandemic is resulting in unprecedented disruption to every aspect of our lives as marketing and brand professionals, from the ways we work, to how our organisations operate, and the way in which we acquire and engage customers. So we’ve drawn on our wonderful CMO50 alumni community to explore different aspects of the crisis facing all of us right now.

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Great article Emma. So many gems in there. Awesome to have you in the team!

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The gear change required for business during COVID-19

The current world pandemic, COVID-19, and its tragic effects has created different and challenging situations for nearly every business. Every business sector is affected differently, depending on the nature of what your place in the world, creating the most unique situation most of us have ever and will ever experience during our professional lives.

Katja Forbes

Managing director of Designit, Australia and New Zealand

How can organisations debias their decisions?

​People whose personal details and experiences signal they come from racially diverse backgrounds are less likely than anglo or Caucasian candidates to make it through the first cut in recruitment processes. Even if the organisation says it values diversity.

Dr Karen Morley

Author, commentator

Is your marketing team adapting quickly enough to the COVID-19 crisis?

The impact of coronavirus is far reaching with the true impact on the economy and businesses is unknown. While there are a few categories and brands experiencing growth, for the most part the crisis is wreaking havoc for large and small operators across many sectors including entertainment, tourism, retail, fitness, services and the list goes on.

Teresa Sperti

Founder, Arktic Fox

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