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Brand refresh helps TravelEdge clarify growth strategy

Undergoing an integrated brand refresh at TravelEdge has not only helped the company better reflect the relationship and strength of its five brands to customers, it’s also lifting staff engagement.

Digital Marketing

Apple back on top of Top 100 Global Brands list

Apple is again the world’s most valuable global brand this year at US$247 billion, while Telstra has entered the top 100 list for the first time, the latest BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study reveals.

Social Media

Philips CMO's new marketing command centre

You don’t build a brand by advertising, you build it by fostering customer advocacy, Philips’ VP and chief marketing officer, Damien Cummings, claims.

Leadership

Fjord: Digital era of "living services" set to hit

We’re entering the third era of digital transformation where a customer’s experience of your products and brand will be delivered via “living services” fuelled by data analytics, the Internet of Things and real-time, contextual engagement.

Brand creation: It’s just a name…or is it?

Creating a name for a new brand—either a company or a product—is an exciting venture. You are preparing to attend the very birth of what will hopefully become a profitable and dynamic force in the market.

Digital Marketing

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.

Leadership

Mondelez Australia MD: What partnering with startups has taught me as a brand leader

In December, Mondelez International revealed the results of its inaugural Mobile Futures program in Australia, partnering five key brands with local technology startups. We catch up with the company's MD for Australia and New Zealand, Amanda Banfield, to hear her views as a leader on how the program has impacted the rest of the business.

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Blog Posts

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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