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CMO interview: Balancing brand nostalgia with category innovation at Mondelez

Category innovation and progressive thinking lie at the heart of the Mondelez International business model, its director of marketing for chocolate, Paul Chatfield, says. But at a time when consumers seek emotional brand connections more than ever, no brand can afford to abandon its heritage or roots.

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Why bricks-and-mortar stores are making a comeback

Opening a bricks-and-mortar store in an increasingly digitally-driven consumer culture seems counterintuitive. Yet Greenstone Financial Services are banking on its new store giving customers what they want.

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Forrester to acquire SiriusDecisions

Forrester has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SiriusDecisions, a business-to-business research and advisory firm, for US$245 million in cash, subject to adjustment.

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Hickford moves from Bulla to Don

​Former Bulla executive, Nick Hickford, has been appointed marketing and innovation director for Don Smallgoods (George Weston Foods).

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UM Australia CEO on humans, robots, data and industry simplicity

Whether your brand is responsive and entrepreneurial in market, engages in strategic brand building or invests in digital or traditional media channels, consumers are going to increasingly want to “talk at you”, UM’s CEO, Fiona Johnston, believes.

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Howcroft: The importance of brand purpose can’t be overstated

Ensuring a sense of brand purpose and value from the top down, respecting consumers and building an empowered enterprise are vital ingredients in surviving the onslaught of modern customer expectations, a panel of industry representative claims.

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Kraft Heinz CMO: Get to the human truth behind brands

Kraft Heinz might be an iconic brand in Australia, but the company is certainly not resting on its laurels. Instead, Shalabh Atray, Kraft Heinz Australia CMO, said it is continuing on its mission to connect to the soul of consumers in Australia with research, insights, and innovation.

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Why are we dubious about deep learning?

The prospect of deep learning gives those of us in the industry something to get really excited about, and something to be nervous about, at the same time.

Katja Forbes

Founder and chief, sfyte

Why you can’t afford to fail at CX in 2019

In 1976 Apple launched. The business would go on to change the game, setting the bar for customer experience (CX). Seamless customer experience and intuitive designs gave customers exactly what they wanted, making other service experiences pale in comparison.

Damian Kernahan

Founder and CEO, Proto Partners

Natural born leaders

Many business and marketing managers progressing to leadership positions face evolving their focus from operational matters to strategic decision making and planning.

Jean-Luc Ambrosi

Author, marketer

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Joel Pencer

Suncorp outlines customer investments, digitisation as key to business improvement

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Just printed out this Brad Howarth screed to read tomorrow. I need a good laugh once in a while. Or maybe shed some manly-man tears at th...

Larry A Singleton

What a diversity agenda has done for Kellogg's staff and innovation engagement

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Larry A Singleton

What a diversity agenda has done for Kellogg's staff and innovation engagement

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Why RMIT is partnering with Adobe for digital marketing learning

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If men were really the dominating brutes that feminist make them out to be ,then women really would be second class citizens. Without th...

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Analysis: Gillette's latest ad only proves why brands standing for positive change is vital

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