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Digital Marketing

Bringing back the Max Brenner brand

An online shop, mobile app, fresh take on customer loyalty and new product ranging are just some of the steps Max Brenner’s local marketing chief says it’s taking to prepare the once-embattled brand as Australia recovers from COVID-19.

Queensland appoints first chief customer and digital officer

The newly created role of chief customer and digital officer for the state of Queensland has gone to Chris Fechner, whose job will be to implement the government's digital vision. Fechner was most recently chief digital and product officer at Service NSW.

Customer Experience Management

Queensland creates first government chief customer officer

​Queensland is soon set to have a public chief customer and digital officer, the first of its kind in Australia, the state’s government has announced​. The role will have responsibility for advancing global technology and supporting the needs of Queenslanders and Queensland businesses in this arena.

Leadership

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.

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

Winning over the Next Generation in the 4th Industrial Age

The confluence of demographic change associated with millennials and digital technology will have profound impact in the world of business and beyond, says renowned futurologist and director of the Centre for Industry 4.0, Rocky Scopelliti​.

Digital Marketing

TEG appoints Chris Johnston as head of digital

Chris Johnston will take the lead of marketing operations for TEG Digital and Ticketek, after stints with Slingshot Media Ventures as head of digital and data and before that at Carat Australia as head of digital and direct for Woolworths.

Digital Marketing

How Asics created an omnichannel vision for better customer centricity

Moving a legacy brand from being product-centric to customer centric has been no small feat for running shoe brand, Asics. But by embracing the challenge with gusto, creating an omnichannel vision and building a tech stack, the company is achieving it on a global scale.

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State of the CMO 2020

CMO’s State of the CMO is an annual industry research initiative aimed at understanding how ...

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New brand name for Coon Cheese revealed

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How Winedirect has lifted customer recency, frequency and value with a digital overhaul

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​Jurlique’s move to mobile POS set to enhance customer experience

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Blog Posts

Brand storytelling lessons from Singapore’s iconic Fullerton hotel

In early 2020, I had the pleasure of staying at the newly opened Fullerton Hotel in Sydney. It was on this trip I first became aware of the Fullerton’s commitment to brand storytelling.

Gabrielle Dolan

Business storytelling leader

You’re doing it wrong: Emotion doesn’t mean emotional

If you’ve been around advertising long enough, you’ve probably seen (or written) a slide which says: “They won’t remember what you say, they’ll remember how you made them feel.” But it’s wrong. Our understanding of how emotion is used in advertising has been ill informed and poorly applied.

Zac Martin

Senior planner, Ogilvy Melbourne

Why does brand execution often kill creativity?

The launch of a new brand, or indeed a rebrand, is a transformation to be greeted with fanfare. So why is it that once the brand has launched, the brand execution phase can also be the moment at which you kill its creativity?

Rich Curtis

CEO, FutureBrand A/NZ

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