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Brand individuality effort continues with ME's latest push for good

Australia’s banks have not always enjoyed the strongest corporate reputations, consistently earning headlines that are best describe as bad news. So it takes a particularly bold perspective and a tonne of supporting proof points for a bank to muster the conviction that it deserves to be seen as a force for good.

Leadership

CMO profile: Reclaiming Target’s brand heritage

Reclaiming Target’s heritage in affordable quality products and harnessing digital to get people to fall back in love with the brand is the sustained objective of general manager of marketing, Jamima White. And nearly 12 months into the role, she’s spearheaded new ways of working and a masterbrand strategy enterprise-wide in order to achieve it.

Digital Marketing

Why Circles.Life invested in a 3D metaverse billboard in Melbourne

Next-generation telco, Circles.Life, may have just taken its first big step into the metaverse, but “don’t expect us to be a telco metaverse, just expect us to be a telco that really supports our customers and delivers what they are looking for”, its CMO says.

Digital Marketing

What brands need to know about QR codes in 2022

Two years ago, QR codes were a has-been technology lacking a compelling business case. Fast forward to today, and their use is not only broad, but continuing to proliferate.

Ad Standards' most complained about ads in 2021

Crazy Domains’ urinator, Aussie Broadband’s swearing gardeners, Grill’d’s flashing clown and teachers talking about adult toys have topped the list of most complained about advertisements this year.

The Christmas campaign verdict

A shift towards togetherness and uplifting, fun creative is one of the consequences of Covid we’re seeing in this year’s Christmas campaigning, according to several agency industry leaders.

Brand cheer spreads with Christmas campaign creative

​Christmas carols in the retail stores, mince pies on the shelves, festive parties in the calendar - the 2021 festive season has firmly arrived. And with it comes an array of Christmas campaigns from the world's biggest advertisers.

Leadership

Why marketers should stop emphasising ESG in creative

A new research paper by Forethought advisory is encouraging marketers to leave environmental, social and governance messaging and stories to the corporate affairs or PR teams and focus instead on attributes truly driving consumer brand choice.

What Quest is doing to switch its lens from B2B to B2C engagement

For almost 33 years, Quest Apartment Hotels has forged close relationships with corporate clients, with its serviced apartments becoming a default option for business travel programs. But as employers have become more responsive to the whims of their staff, they have also begun offering more choice as to where they stay.

Leadership

CMO50 alumni share their favourite marketing moments from 2021

2021 has certainly continued to be a year of shape shifting for Australian marketing leaders, their teams and their marketing activities. But while the challenges have been obvious, a lot of great work has nonetheless been accomplished in the face of the pandemic. So as part of this year’s CMO50 program, we asked a number of our CMO50 alumni to tell us what their favourite marketing moments over the past year have been.

The thinking behind AAT Kings 'Wild Awaits' campaign

For more than 100 years AAT Kings has been taking people to see the best of Australia and New Zealand’s natural wilderness - at least until 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic put the brakes on much of this iconic touring company’s activities.

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5 commonly missed opportunities when marketing to multicultural customers

The latest census data shows Australia has become a majority migrant nation for the first time. According to the new national data, more than 50 per cent of residents were born overseas or have a migrant parent.

Mark Saba

Founder and CEO, Lexigo

Post-Pandemic Business Playbook: An Opportunity Unlike Ever Before

Covid-19 created a shift in the customer and economic-based reality unlike anything most of us have ever experienced. Customers have changed from routinised pre-pandemic shopping behaviours to frequently purchasing new brands and suppliers.

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Associate Professor of Marketing, UTS Business School

3 things marketing leaders need to do to effectively lead hybrid teams

Many marketing leaders are scrambling to give their people more flexible work. And they need to: PWC’s Future of Work report showed 90 per cent of staff want some form of hybrid or remote workplace.

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