Summarises the insights from a series of key papers addressing category disruption, which occurs when a disruptive innovation creates a new market and value network within a category, displacing market leaders (such as Uber in the taxi market and Airbnb in the accommodation industry).
Alex Waters, WARC Best Practice, October 2017
Innovation – the practice of identifying and implementing new products, services and business models – falls into four broad approaches that can help deliver the transformative growth that so many organisations seek.
Unilever is applying the learnings from its 2016 acquisition of Dollar Shave Club in some unexpected directions, including the development of a DTC approach to selling mustard, according to Keith Weed.
In this second part of a three-part series, Unilever’s outgoing Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Keith Weed, discusses what Unilever learned from the Dollar Shave Club acquisition, and the consumer trends driving the future of FMCG.
In the context of declining sales and increasingly urban populations, is it wise for car brands to continue to pursue an ownership model that lumps the consumer with maintenance and parking costs when they might only use their vehicle once a day.
With more than half of Southeast Asia now online, the retail climate in the region is changing fast and both brands and retailers have an opportunity to “to really know their customer”, according to a regional Google executive.
Explains how Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) brands place customer relationships at the heart of their business strategies and often position themselves as challengers who seek to disrupt their category by providing a unique online offering with high levels of innovation.
The quality of insights has been getting better at Visa, now it’s time to tackle attribution, says Freddie Covington, APAC SVP Marketing & Cross Border, who spoke to WARC as part of a series of interviews with CMOs for the Toolkit 2019 report.
Burger King stays relevant by tapping what people are talking about and adapting technology to meet consumer needs, says Fernando Machado, who spoke to WARC as part of a series of interviews with CMOs for the Toolkit 2019 report.