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How Koala used Segment to build out its customer data infrastructure

Lacking enterprise-size scale to have granular customer information, and not wanting to be beholden to Google for its own first-party data, home-grown furniture start-up Koala looked to another start-up, Segment, to answer its customer data questions.

Digital Marketing

Metcash engages Complexica to bring the smarts

​Metcash has implemented Complexica's AI-powered Promotional Campaign Manager (PCM) to bring a little more ‘smarts’ to its promotional and retailer profitability.

Digital Marketing

Deloitte: The average consumer is gone

Gone are the days of the ‘average consumer’ and the idea that there's a one size fits all when it comes to marketing, according to Deloitte.

Digital Marketing

Report: Retailers must up the speed, accessibility of ecommerce

Australia Post’s most recent annual online shopping report (2019), confirmed what good marketers already know: Online shopping is undergoing significant growth in Australia, customers expect seamless and rapid delivery, and are shopping more on their mobiles. What's more, direct email marketing remains vital to get consumer attention.

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Why bricks-and-mortar stores are making a comeback

Opening a bricks-and-mortar store in an increasingly digitally-driven consumer culture seems counterintuitive. Yet Greenstone Financial Services are banking on its new store giving customers what they want.

CMO50 2018 #26-50: Mark Baartse

If there’s one thing Showpo believes in, it’s listening to its customers. For Showpo CMO, Mark Baartse, too many companies talk about customer experience, but don’t actually talk to them enough to get the facts.

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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.

Leadership

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.

Digital Marketing

Getting under the cloak of Woolmark's digital and innovation efforts

​AI-powered research, voice-based care instructions, ‘adjacent possible’ marketing principles, augmented reality on farms and eco-storytelling in immersive retail stores – they’re all in a day’s work for the innovation and digital team at The Woolmark Company.

Digital Marketing

Report: Amazon launch lifts Aussie online retail sales but not all brands benefit

Amazon’s launch in Australia has significantly boosted online shopping behaviour across the wider local retail landscape, generating more sales across a wider array of local ecommerce and brand websites. But not everyone is benefitting and those in the mid-share, mid-market space stand to lose the most from the US giant’s arrival on our shore long term.

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How service heterogeneity is impacting engagement

Marketers have long known the importance of standardising products to assure quality and consistency. For services, however, standardisation is much more complex.

Dr Chris Baumann

Associate professor, Macquarie University

Kindness matters in business: why the nice guys finish first

A recent 1000-page Royal Commission report on misconduct in Australia’s financial sector revealed hair-raising stories of excessive commissions, rampant mis-selling and charges levied on the dead. So how do you stop a bank from misleading its customers?

Nick Liddell

Director of Consulting, The Clearing

Myer vs. David Jones: Do cyborgs win?

As two of Australia’s stalwart brands in Myer and David Jones continue their respective journeys through troubled waters, it heralds yet another sign of the shifting business environment and shift towards an experience economy.

Tom Uhlhorn

Founder and strategy director, Tiny CX

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