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What Australia Day advertising says about brand purpose and cultural leadership

Is Australia Day too tainted a concept for brands to be associating with? How important is taking a stance on the nation’s increasingly controversial day of national celebration in light of the wider need and desire for brands to take a purpose-led approach? And should more of our iconic local brands be taking a position on Australian identity?

Digital Marketing

​How digital advertising turned Sydney nightlife around

Going from zero to 99 per cent digital advertising spend in just a few short years is an excellent illustration of how the marketing and advertising climate has changed significantly in such a short period of time.

Leadership

CMO interview: Turning around Target

It’s been two-and-a-half years since Wesfarmers appointed Kmart turnaround champion, Guy Russo, to institute a transformation of ailing sister department store chain, Target, and restore the 92-year brand to its former glory.

Digital Marketing

What this SMB did to lift its search engine marketing game

When your business exists to sell the work of undiscovered artists, being seen is critical. But with the proliferation of online retailers in Australia today, standing out from the crowd has become an increasingly difficult proposition.

CMO50 2018 #26-50: Jayne Andrews

Jayne Andrews, director of marketing at Carnival Cruise Lines Australia, says a recent ‘penny drop’ moment around diversity has made all the difference to her marketing team.

CMO50 2018 #26-50: Suzanne Harman

Marketing working closely with sales and category teams is key to success, Suzanne Harman, general manager, marketing of Simplot Australia, believes.

CMO50 2018 #18: Tamara Howe

We might be in the early stages of the artificial intelligence (AI) revolution, but for Kellogg’s marketing director, Tamara Howe, it’s clear marketing leaders of the future are going to need to understand the rapidly changing path to purchase driven by AI assistants.

CMO50 2018 #14: Paul Connell

Marketing can play a unique role in grounding business decisions in consumer insight and innovation. But if that isn’t also intrinsically linked to the goals of the business and the CEO’s agenda, then you will always be at odds, says Paul Connell, refreshments GM and marketing director at Unilever.

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Launch marketing council Episode 5: Retailer and supplier

In our fifth and final episode, we delve into the relationship between retailer and supplier and how it drives and influences launch marketing strategies and success. To do that, we’re joined by Campbell Davies, group general manager of Associated Retailers Limited, and Kristin Viccars, marketing director A/NZ, Apex Tool Group. Also featured are Five by Five Global managing director, Matt Lawton, and CMO’s Nadia Cameron.

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Blog Posts

Why if marketing is all you do, you’ll never be very good at it

OK, so you’re probably thinking: “Here comes another article to badger me about living in my bubble.” And also, “I bet this bubble-bashing piece will go on to explain how I can achieve better results through some heady dose of new life experiences, new routines and annoyingly different opinions on social media.”

Dane Smith and Toby Harrison

Ogilvy Australia

A leader’s role in rebuilding a culture of confidence

Every day, there are new predictions and studies on the future of work, the state of the economy and the unfolding global pandemic. All of which creates uncertainty and heightens the imperative of effective leadership.

Michelle Gibbings

Workplace expert, author

Confused About Your Customers?​

​I've worked in brand and marketing for more than 20 years. But there’s one area where I’ve found myself going around in circles and I must admit I'm becoming increasingly confused.

Rich Curtis

CEO, FutureBrand A/NZ

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