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Setting up a new Australian digital bank: A CMO’s story

​This week, Australia officially got a new digital bank: 86 400. Pitching itself as a smarter way to do banking, the offering centres around making money management easier by helping consumers see what’s actually going on with their finances through app-based tools and data insights.

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Myer brings on new marketing, media chiefs

Myer has confirmed a new GM of marketing and head of media as part of efforts to bolster its marketing and customer function. The news comes a week after the embattled department store giant announced lower sales but stronger operating profits for its FY19.

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How Sitecore's CMO balances digital technology with cultural change

​ Balancing technological change with cultural change is part and parcel of digital transformation. And yet even at digital experience platform provider, Sitecore, its chief marketing officer found many employees were still not clear on why culture was as important as technology in transformation.

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Aussie undertakes a rebrand, new campaign

One of Australia’s original financial challenger brands, Aussie, has a new purpose and marketing strategy and is undergoing a brand relaunch starting with a fresh campaign.

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DoorDash launches in Australia

DoorDash, the largest on-demand food platform for door-to-door delivery in the US, is making its official launch in Australia, beginning with Melbourne.

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20-year ANZ senior marketer exits business

ANZ former head of marketing and marketing centre of expertise lead, Carolyn Bendall, has left the banking group after a 20-year career encompassing a host of senior marketing and divisional positions.

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Payright founders detail merchant brand strategy

‘Buy-now/pay-later’ has been the breakthrough new service category of the Australian payments industry, with Roy Morgan research estimating more than 1.5 million Australians used one of the many services in 2018.

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Bega reports record revenue but lower profit

Facility consolidation and new brand product launches have seen Bega post a 13 per cent increase in revenue in the 2019 financial year, in what has been a challenging operating environment for the dairy giant.

Digital Marketing

QBE, MinterEllison share insights into digital transformation

Sticking to your guns, having realistic expectations on technology rollout timeframes, getting the right people to set the cadence of work, and executive advocacy are all key for organisations looking to successfully digitally transform.

Digital Marketing

5 tough truths to making modern experience-led marketing work

In the Asia-Pacific region, businesses lose US$325 billion per year to disconnected customer experiences. Yet according to research recent, at least 90 per cent see CX as a competitive differentiator and 89 per link to commercial success.

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Does your brand need a personality review?

There are five tell-tale signs your brand needs to take a long hard look at itself.

Charlie Rose

Senior Strategy Consultant, Principals

How to create profitable pricing

How do we price goods and services? As business leaders, we have asked ourselves this question since the history of trading.

Lee Naylor

Managing partner, The Leading Edge

Sport and sponsorship: The value of event sponsorship

Australia’s cricketers captured the nation’s attention during their recent run to the semi-final of the ICC Men’s World Cup. While the tournament ultimately ended in defeat, for over a month it provoked a sense of belonging, hope and empowerment for millions of people across Australia. Cricket, and sport in general, has a near-unique ability to empower individuals, irrelevant of their background, demographic or nationality.

Nikhil Arora

Vice-president and managing director, GoDaddy India

Thank you, so do I.

David Freeman

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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Hi Harry, thank you for pointing this out I can confidently say both these bottles are in transition away from PET as we continue to impr...

David Freeman

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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I’m confused. He has a giant 2l hard plastic bottle in Coles and his pink bottle is also in plastic??

Harry

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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Great message from an Aussie company about sustainable business practices, particularly packaging. Wish more businesses would think more ...

Krisy

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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Well, I wish we could change the situation. But I am not sure it's possible.

Patricia Miller

Does social media make astroturfing acceptable?

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