Something old, something new: What can brands do in e-commerce during this recession?

E-commerce is well-suited to recessions, so brands looking to drive e-commerce revenue must learn from past recessions and ensure their tech and supply chain are in place to deliver.

Marketing in the COVID-19 recession

This article is part of a series of articles from the WARC Guide to Marketing in the COVID-19 recession. Read more.

1990-1991, 2001-2002, 2007-2009, 2020-20 when?

Evidence from past recessionsshows those companies that maintained investment generated higher growth than those who reduced budgets and went dark. Of all brands shrinking ad spend in a recession, only 30% ever regain the share of market and profits they enjoyed beforehand (Zenith) and of those that do it can take up to five years (Data2Decisions). But while it can be hard to encourage CMOs and...

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