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How Aquila is rebranding for the casual bloke

Think Aquila and you think of high-end, Italian leather, hand-made shoes. But that's not all Aquila offers. So the business has set about a rebrand to change those consumer perceptions.

Digital Marketing

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.

Leadership

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.

Leadership

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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Blog Posts

MYOD Dataset: Building a DAM

In my first article in this MYOD [Make Your Organisation Data-Driven] series, I articulated a one-line approach to successfully injecting data into your organisation’s DNA: Using a Dataset -> Skillset -> Mindset framework. This will take your people and processes on a journey to data actualisation.

Kshira Saagar

Group director of data science, Global Fashion Group

Business quiet? Now is the time to review your owned assets

For businesses and advertiser categories currently experiencing a slowdown in consumer activity, now is the optimal time to get started on projects that have been of high importance, but low urgency.

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CX discipline leader, Spark Foundry

Bottoms up: Lockdown lessons for an inverted marketing world

The effects of the coronavirus slammed the brakes on retail sales in pubs, clubs and restaurants. Fever-Tree’s Australia GM Andy Gaunt explains what they have learnt from some tricky months of trading

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