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How Mattel is getting back to its creation brand roots

It’s a story all too many established brands face: How to retain relevancy and purpose when the competitive landscape, digital disruption and customer expectations move well beyond anything they’ve seen before. And it’s this challenge toy giant, Mattel, has been working to overcome through a brand and corporate transformation.

Leadership

Kmart CEO details priorities to turn Target around

Restoring Target to its former glory could well come at some cost to Kmart, its new chief, Guy Russo, admits. But he’s equally bullish about turning the business around and claims both retailers can co-exist – even if it does mean stores could switch.

Leadership

Seek appoints new marketing leader

Online employment search giant, Seek, has appointed a new marketing leader as its looks to kick off a brand transformation.

Digital Marketing

The pros and cons of a masterbrand strategy

In the past few years, more and more brands have jumped on the masterbrand bandwagon, merging product offerings into one overarching campaign in an effort to emotionally connect with their customer on a more holistic level.

Social Media

Holden shares its 5 key brand strategies

Like any sector in Australia, the motor industry is seeking to find more innovative and creative ways to engage customers through digital and social channels.

Leadership

CMO’s most-read stories of 2015

With 2015 coming to a close, we thought it would be a good time to look into the most read articles of 2015 on the CMO website to see what was top of mind for modern marketing leadership this year.

Digital Marketing

​Report: Brand reputation costs $200K to repair

Every second company affected by a data leak suffers reputational damage, with the cost of repair for enterprises costing $200,000 and for SMEs approximating $8,000, a recent report found.

Leadership

8 steps to modern marketing

Over the past four years, Jackie Yeaney has been crafting a strategic corporate marketing function at open source software vendor, Red Hat. Here, she shares the core pillars propping up her marketing strategy.

Leadership

Salmat bolsters marketing leadership team

Salmat has recruited three new faces to its marketing leadership team in recent months as it looks to reposition the marketing and communication company’s story to the market.

Digital Marketing

Closing the Gap Episode 11: Achieving marketing ROI

​In the 11th and final episode of the Closing the Gap podcast series, produced by Brandhook, Asahi Beverages’ former marketing strategy director, Darryn Wallace, chats about delivering a true ROI on marketing programs.

Digital Marketing

Closing the Gap Episode 10: L'Oreal's head of digital on consumer dislocation

The Closing the Gap guest for Chapter 10 is Christophe Eymery, head of digital and media at L'Oréal Australia and New Zealand. We chat about the sixth way to Close the Gap - Consumer Dis-Location - and how to find opportunities to break into some one's purchase journey and awaken them out of autopilot behaviour.​

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In my first article in this MYOD [Make Your Organisation Data-Driven] series, I articulated a one-line approach to successfully injecting data into your organisation’s DNA: Using a Dataset -> Skillset -> Mindset framework. This will take your people and processes on a journey to data actualisation.

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Business quiet? Now is the time to review your owned assets

For businesses and advertiser categories currently experiencing a slowdown in consumer activity, now is the optimal time to get started on projects that have been of high importance, but low urgency.

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Bottoms up: Lockdown lessons for an inverted marketing world

The effects of the coronavirus slammed the brakes on retail sales in pubs, clubs and restaurants. Fever-Tree’s Australia GM Andy Gaunt explains what they have learnt from some tricky months of trading

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