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Myer brings on new marketing, media chiefs

Myer has confirmed a new GM of marketing and head of media as part of efforts to bolster its marketing and customer function. The news comes a week after the embattled department store giant announced lower sales but stronger operating profits for its FY19.

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Australia Post seeking new CMO

​Australia Post’s foray into appointing its first CMO is off to a shaky start, with ex-Officeworks marketer, Karl Winther, leaving the role after four months.

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Tourism Australia manager heads to Myer

​Geoff Ikin, Tourism Australia’s general manager, global media, PR and social, has left the organisation to become chief customer officer at Myer.

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Myer resurrects its 'My Store' campaign following massive loss

Myer is resurrecting its ‘My Store’ campaign once again in an attempt to turn around its fortunes. The new follows the beleaguered retailer's near $500 million loss in the year to June 2018, leading to the plan to stop discounting by getting rid of clearance floors by mid-2019, reduce floor space, and focus on exclusive brands.

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Myer announces half-billion dollar loss

Myer will stop discounting - getting rid of clearance floors by mid-2019 - reduce floor space, and focus on exclusive brands, as it fights to come back from a shocking near $500 million loss in the year to June 2018.

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What Myer is doing to disrupt from the inside to improve customer experience

​What do you do when you are faced with a traditional retailer, who has been around for 118 years, that is in decline and unable to quickly effect change? You disrupt it from the inside, said Robbie Tutt, GM of Omni Channel at Myer, who spoke at the Online Retailer conference in Sydney last week about how he has set about turning around the beleaguered retailer’s fortunes.

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Qantas and Myer pilot loyalty programs on Stocard app

As traditional retailers rethink their strategies around loyalty cards and customer data, Qantas and Myer are the latest retails giants to join forces with mobile wallet app provider, Stocard, and pilot their loyalty programs on the company’s app.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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