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Why Sendle has created a social design system

Social is the ecosystem of choice for small businesses, from marketing to gathering inspiration and selling to prospective customers. So creating a social design system that could enable Sendle to live and adapt in this environment was a no brainer for its chief marketing and customer officer, Eva Ross.

Measurement & Analytics

Battling the ecommerce fraud dilemma as a brand

Like many Australian retailers, Melbourne-based fine jewellery seller, Bevilles, pivoted to online sales during the pandemic in response to a decline in in-store purchases. But as a seller of high value items, the Bevilles team also knew they were likely to be the target of fraudsters.

Digital Marketing

12 martech trends to watch in 2022

It’s been another year of growing sophistication across the marketing technology landscape. As artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced automation progress, capabilities being introduced into the ever-growing array of martech stacks and customer engagement technologies is exploding. In the second of our special edition predictions reports, CMO takes a look at what’s in store for marketing technology innovation and utilisation in the coming year.

Leadership

10 CMOs share their dos and don’ts for 2022

We all have them – the milestones and achievements we’re proud of and know are worth pursuing in the New Year, and the things we definitely do not want to do. So what is it Australian marketing leaders have on their do and don’t lists for 2022?

Strategy

​Fight Gear Direct’s three Rs of brand rejuvenation

Like many existing brands, Fight Gear Direct had reached a certain level that required shifting the focus from growing sales to sustaining sales. Yet a lack of focus in innovation across product categories or marketing and no real desire to continue growing an audience was holding it back.

Digital Marketing

Report: Social commerce appetite firming up

Seven in 10 Australian consumers are likely to buy through social media channels, with livestreams and conversation commerce proving strong prompters for purchase, a new report indicates.

Digital Marketing

Report: Australian ecommerce hits record-breaking heights

Australia’s ecommerce market is expected to grow by 13.4 per cent this year off the back of hefty gains in 2020 and is on track to break the US$70 billion barrier by 2025. Yet with such growth comes a record spike in scams targeting Australian consumers.

Digital Marketing

Dri-Glo debuts its first direct-to-consumer model

Winning over the millennial generation of consumers and taking advantage of rapid digital take-up has led iconic 90-year-old Australian brand, Dri-Glo, to take its first steps into direct-to-consumer commerce.

Digital Marketing

How Barbeques Galore plans to triple ecommerce sales

Three months after doubling conversions through a new ecommerce, ordering system and website overhaul, Barbeques Galore is looking to cook up even bigger sales with the debut of its third-party marketplace strategy.

Digital Marketing

Bringing digital service delivery to building supplies

In a world that seems to be inevitably drawn towards digital service delivery, few sectors have shown the same level of resistance as building supplies. Even the market behemoth of the retail side of the hardware industry, Bunnings, only got its ecommerce act together in 2018.

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How the pandemic revealed the antidote to marketing’s image problem

What does marketing truly ‘own’ in most organisations? Brand and campaigns, definitely. Customer experience? That remains contested ground.

Murray Howe

Founder, The Markitects

Still pursuing a 360-degree view of the customer?

On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” It may have been true in 1993 when this caption to a Peter Steiner cartoon appeared in the New Yorker. But after 30 years online, it’s no longer the case.

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