This article outlines the steps brands should follow to develop a successful in-house agency, taking as an example the BBC's in-house creative agency, which was set up to co-create compelling creative work to maximise the BBC's relationship with its audiences.
GSK Consumer Healthcare, the pharma company, is bringing some media duties in-house, but believes that agencies still have an important role, especially if they can adapt to the evolving needs of clients.
As the world’s biggest advertiser, Procter & Gamble is often a bellwether for the industry’s future. Its approach to in-housing, outlined here by Stephen Whiteside from WARC, should thus be of interest to brands and agencies alike.
Accenture Interactive’s recent purchase of creative hot-shop Droga5 prompted considerable discussion about the future of traditional agencies, the role of management consultancies in marketing, and whether further acquisitions are likely in the near future.
Agencies need to shift their strategic approach from “marketing” to “mattering”, a transformation based on meaningful relationships, compelling experiences, and other ways of building deep connections to individuals.
Publicis Groupe has made its largest ever purchase – and one of the advertising industry’s biggest at $4.4 billion – as it acquires Alliance Data Systems’ Epsilon unit as part of a stated strategy to become ...
Analysing the results of a global WARC survey of senior strategists, The Future of Strategy Report provides both quantitative and qualitative data on the current state and future expectations of the discipline.
Merry Baskin and Kate Waters, WARC Best Practice, August 2017, pp. 36-37
This article provides agencies with a best practice guide for writing an effective creative brief, which can form the foundation for the disruptive, breakthrough thinking that can really make a difference to a client's business.
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