LONDON: Technology is changing the health landscape in new and unexpected ways and marketers are going to have to rethink how they approach this area to achieve the best possible results for both themselves and consumers.
Summarises knowledge and offers guidance and reading on the Internet of Things (IoT), a term referring to the network of physical devices and objects, such as cars, buildings, watches and fridges, that have sensors and network connectivity embedded in them.
Chuck Fletcher, Event Reports, Consumer Electronics Show, January 2018
CES 2018 delivered numerous new technologies of potential interest to marketers, but several core themes emerged that may be the priority for brands seeking to understand the changing digital ecosystem.
Covers the current thinking and reading on the subject of artificial intelligence, a significant step for any industry that manipulates large quantities of data and has to make quick decisions based on those findings; in marketing the implications of AI are far-reaching.
Stephen Whiteside, Event Reports, Consumer Electronics Show, January 2018
Technological change is occurring at a rapid rate, and events like CES provide a window for brands to understand which new offerings are of vital importance, and those that are of relatively limited appeal.
Emma Pilling, Admap, January 2018, pp. 36-37
In the face of increased competition and commoditised pricing, telecoms brands will need a forward-thinking strategy that differentiates them from the competition, and to do that they need to be aware of how others in the industry are responding to category issues.
NEW YORK: The Campbell Soup Co., the food manufacturer, believes that voice-activated technologies such as Amazon Echo present opportunities ranging from increased consumer engagement to driving product replenishment.
LONDON: The launch of the iPhoneX has brought facial recognition nearer the mainstream, a development which is likely to open up new avenues for advertisers while increasing the concerns of privacy campaigners, according to a new WARC report.
BEIJING: As voice-activated speakers start to gain traction with consumers, FMCG giant Nestlé has introduced a Nestlé-branded smart speaker in China as a way of providing reliable and credible information to consumers.
This article, taken from the Warc Toolkit 2017 report, looks at the growing number of brands that are exploring direct-to-consumer (DTC) opportunities with the help of apps, buy buttons and subscription services.