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Stephen Whiteside, Event Reports, The Economist Big Rethink, March 2015

This event report looks at attempts by the marketing function at BlackRock, the asset-management company, to enhance its internal status.


Warc News, 27 March 2015
AUSTIN, TX: Netflix, the online streaming service, has moved significantly beyond using demographics to understand its users, having learned this information was "almost useless" as an indicator of behaviour. Todd Yellin, Netflix's vp/product innovat.

Warc News, 27 March 2015
NEW YORK: Hard-pressed retailers need to invest across the board if they are to deliver the "seamless retail" experiences that most consumers now expect, according to new research. Consulting firm Accenture surveyed 750 US consumers and undertook a s.

Warc News, 27 March 2015
AUSTIN, TX: The issues around the viewability of digital ads have been exaggerated by those with an interest in doing so, according to a leading industry figure.Noting the extent of negative press coverage around "the two ugly sisters of the trust .

Warc News, 26 March 2015
NEW YORK: Despite a growing tendency for US TV viewers to opt for on-demand and streaming services, Spanish-language real-time broadcasters are still attracting consumers with advertising revenues following in their wake. That is good news for Americ.

Stephen Whiteside, Event Reports, South by Southwest, March 2015

This event report breaks down how Netflix, the on-demand streaming service, enhances the customer experience.


Warc News, 26 March 2015
AUSTIN, TX: Airbnb, the online accommodation rental service, has benefitted from basing its core brand mission on storyboards which outline what "great trips" should look like. Joe Zadeh, Airbnb's director of product, discussed this subject while spe.

Stephen Whiteside, Event Reports, South by Southwest, March 2015

This event report outlines how storyboards have helped shape Airbnb's core brand mission, as well as assisting in its day-to-day projects.


Stephen Whiteside, Event Reports, South by Southwest, March 2015

This event report demonstrates how Virgin America, the air carrier, leveraged brand advocates at the local level to help it gain a foothold at Dallas Love Field airport.

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