John Davidson, Event Reports, Festival of Media Global, April 2014
This event report sets out the latest trends and perspectives regarding programmatic advertising, including benefits such as cost savings through cutting waste.
David Clements, Admap, July/August 2014
This article addresses the future of retail as advances in data processing allow for greater targeting, personalisation and integration across channels.
Todd Herrold, Warc Best Practice, July/August 2014
This article identifies the opportunities for advertisers and brands provided by Facebook mobile advertising products.
Rachelle Headland, Admap, July/August 2014
This article shows why 'retail-out' marketing strategies which should replace 'shelf back' strategies, given that purchase journeys do not take a predictable shape.
Matthew Tod, Admap, July/August 2014
This article sets out the need for a 'total retail' approach to shopper marketing, rather than a multichannel approach, with a strong central brand and consistent consumer experience.
Nick Hirst, Admap, July/August 2014
This article describes 'Twitter Amplify', a partnership between Twitter, content owners and brands to boost brands' content marketing.
Brian Carruthers, Event Reports, Marketing Week Live, June 2014
This event report examines the different approaches of confectionery brands Cadbury Creme Egg, owned by Mondelez, and Mars' Snickers and Malteasers brand to increasing reach through social media.
Stephen Whiteside, Event Reports, Internet Week New York, May 2014
This event report discusses how the Campbell Soup Company is preparing for the kitchen of the future, where various appliances will be connected to the internet and receive different types of content.
Joseph Clift, Event Reports, Cannes Lions, June 2014
This Cannes Lions event report, summarising a presentation from brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide, highlights some best practices for agencies hoping to create useful tech solutions and stories for clients and consumers.