The key challenge marketers often face is that they may know how some of their media and channels are working but there are gaps in their knowledge. Many media and channels are completely misunderstood or there is no knowledge about the contribution they make. This is highlighted in John..
We are overloaded with data – it’s coming from our call centers, our websites, our retail partners, our media agencies. Yet in spite of being awash with data, we have a data black hole. We’ve got GRPs, click-throughs, Likes, Share of Voice to help us to measure marketing activities but this..
Challenger banks are all the rage! From Atom to Monzo, Virgin to Metro, everybody’s talking about the changing face of banking. Open banking and the CASS initiative is laying the groundwork for easy switching.
The advent of publicly published league tables of customer service quality for banks has made a few waves. First Direct topped the table of customers surveyed – and promptly trumpeted the fact through all conceivable media. But does this make them the best bank in Britain?
We are surrounded by headlines like “America is facing a ‘retail refugee crisis’ as thousands of stores shut down and millions of people become the ‘blacksmiths of their era’” (Business Insider, September 2017). We knew that digital would transform retail as we knew it. But the speed is..
Fiona Blades, President and CEO of MESH Experience, recently had the opportunity to speak at the P2P Institute’s League of Leaders in Chicago. This event is one of many, as Fiona has been traveling and spreading the word of a revolution in market research.
For the last year, I and MESH Experience have been working to collect and analyse data across the full spectrum of what people experience about UK retail banking brands - all paid, owned, and earned touchpoints.
The future of retail is transforming before our eyes at a speed we may not have imagined possible. “America is facing a ‘retail refugee crisis’ as thousands of stores shut down and millions of people become the ‘blacksmiths of their era’” (Business Insider, September 2017).
If Content is King, Context is certainly Queen and we have been increasingly looking at the context of advertising as well as the content. For an advertiser, avoiding unsavoury content is clearly important, and this has been much discussed over the last year. But think of the other side of the..