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Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: The Iconic's Alexander Meyer

In this episode of Conversations over a cuppa with CMO, we hear from The Iconic's chief marketing officer, Alexander Meyer, about the changing nature of consumer needs during the crisis and how he sees the role of marketing evolving over the next decade.

Leadership

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.

Digital Marketing

How Forever New boosted online sales

Grabbing a precious few minutes for a spot of online retail therapy has become commonplace and few would give up this convenience and pleasure. Yet sometimes the retail experience can seem a little one-sided, clicking through clothing categories and navigating menus to find desired items.

Digital Marketing

Magento CEO: Make in-store staff part of your omnichannel retail brand

Using the personality and online reach of in-store staff online could be a vital differentiator for retail brands looking to compete against digital upstarts and better meet consumer demand for experience-led shopping, Magento global CEO, Mark Lavelle, believes.

Digital Marketing

Alibaba: New Retail model goes beyond e-commerce

Alibaba has a vision for the future of retail where there is no distinction between online and offline shopping, and the customer experience is enhanced by augmented reality, artificial intelligence (AI) and facial recognition.

Leadership

David Jones aiming to be Australia's premier retail destination

​David Jones’ drive for its Elizabeth Street store to be a global premier retail destination has been boosted by a new partnership with Disney, and exclusive partnerships with iconic, luxury global brands, Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci.

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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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