Enda Breslin is General Manager EMEA of ShipBob, a tech-enabled third-party logistics platform that fulfils orders for ecommerce businesses. Launched in 2014, the company gives brands the analytics to track and ship stock globally. I caught up with Enda to find out more about his role. We also discussed the biggest challenges (and opportunities) for […]
When you hear the brand name ‘Mars’, what is the first thing that springs to mind? Chances are, it’s probably sweets, since Mars is best known as the company that owns confectionery brands like Galaxy, M&Ms, Snickers, Twix and many more. Far less widely-known is the fact that Mars is one of the world’s largest […]
Shib Mathew is the founder and executive chairman of freelance management platform, YunoJuno. I chatted with Shib about his role, YunoJuno’s recent growth, and his thoughts on the evolution of the workplace. Talk me through your role… what does a typical day look like for you? Every day is different which I absolutely love. Since […]
Dave Murray is Managing Director Europe of global influencer marketing platform, LTK. I recently spoke with Dave to hear more about his role, how the influencer industry is evolving, and LTK’s ambition to be the driver of ‘creator commerce’. Tell us about your role… how did you get into the industry? I joined LTK a […]
Where do you draw the line between convenient and creepy? Making it easy to hunt down a favourite product is one thing. Indeed, customer sentiment towards recommendations from a brand based on past purchases is generally positive. But having a brand hunt you down relentlessly, stalking you from site to platform to device, can put […]
Lynchpin’s Andrew Hood says though it might be described as a “new version”, GA4 brings with it “different implementation requirements, different metrics, different reports and different limitations for everyone to get their heads around.”
Digital transformation has accelerated rapidly over the past two years. According to PwC, 53% of businesses (in a survey of 1,250 global executives) have accelerated digital transformation in this time, with 57% reporting that technology has been critical to their performance. Companies that have invested in digital technologies, processes, and behaviours in the past two […]
Companies are ramping up investment in experiential marketing, as consumers crave in-person experiences. According to AnyRoad, 81% of brands say their event and experiential budgets will “match or exceed” pre-pandemic levels in 2022. But post-pandemic, is experiential strategy the same? Here’s a look at how companies are attracting people IRL, and some trends driving the industry. […]
Joce Macdonald is Head of Growth Marketing at ecommerce accelerator Netrush, a company which provides everything from creative services to third party logistics. I recently sat down with Joce to find out more about her role, her biggest professional achievements, and her predictions for how ecommerce will continue to evolve. Tell us about your role […]
In June 2021, China officially passed one billion internet users, with 71.6% of its population connected to the internet, according to the 48th Statistical Report on Internet Development in China. For would-be advertisers, this is an immense potential market, and programmatic advertising offers a flexible, efficient, scalable and targeted way to reach these consumers. However, […]
Until recently, online shopping has never quite been able to crack the leisure element of retail. Social shopping might just change that.
RainFocus is a ‘unified events and marketing’ platform that enables companies to integrate ‘events’ into their martech stack and their customers’ journeys. I recently spoke with the company’s CEO, JR Sherman, to discuss his industry, the impact of the pandemic and “navigating the most significant advancement in experiential marketing since the internet was embraced in […]
Technology has come to the forefront – what trends are shaping the industry?
As the world becomes increasingly digital, and ecommerce is often more convenient than going to the store, how should brick-and-mortar experiences be evolving?
The acceleration of ecommerce throughout the globe over the course of the pandemic has been hard to ignore, as consumers shopped online often out of necessity, and brands were forced to rapidly change their strategies as a result.
Amanda Kleha from Figma, the cloud-based design tool, talks to Econsultancy about the company, and the importance of design, particularly of digital experiences, and the nature of collaboration during the pandemic.
Ninety-two percent of CMOs are more confident in their company’s ability to attract new online customers than they were before the pandemic began, according to research from Econsultancy and SAP’s Retail Trends Playbook. This figure is perhaps unsurprising, given that online represented 29.2% of retail spending in the UK in 2021 – up 10 percentage […]
Ello Media is a Manchester-based agency that specialises in acquisition, engagement and loyalty schemes. I recently sat down with Anwar Sultan, Ello’s chief digital and strategy officer, to find out what he thinks is the real key to loyalty – and how CX will evolve this year. What would you say are the biggest factors […]
Leadfamly’s CEO shares some key takeaways from recent research into the impact of game mechanics in marketing.
Gaming and home entertainment in all their forms have soared thanks to the pandemic, creating an unprecedented opportunity to marketers and advertisers, who are intent on reaching these newly captive audiences. In this article, we’ve collected together statistics, reports and figures that illustrate how the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is affecting everything from gamer demographics to […]
Chris Barnes, head of experience at Omobono, shares his three steps to success when it comes to creating a better B2B digital experience.
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