Sudden lockdowns caused many brands to scramble to create digital experiences to fill the void in 2020. But as we settle back into a more physical world, are these virtual experiences here to stay? Three marketers weigh in on what our virtual future might look like.
Milk, vodka, lamb and Walmart…these aren’t a shopping list, but some of Jonathan Waecker’s favourite ad campaigns. Here the US-expat and Chief Customer Officer for New Zealand retail giant The Warehouse Group explains why these ads have stuck with him.
Generation Z is arguably the choosiest when it comes to the brands they support. But as 20-something entrepreneurs Nik Mirkovic and Alex Tomic prove, if you get your product and comms strategy right, you can ride the wave of approval and build a really strong brand.
In the latest instalment of our series exploring corporate social responsibility, we speak to Paul Sigaloff, who leads Verizon Media’s business in ANZ, India and South East Asia.
Sometimes finding inspiration starts with knowing your audience intimately. Here, Carmela Soares, Creative Strategist at Facebook Creative Shop, outlines the importance of resonating with individuals on an emotional level.
Wooing Generation Z can be a tough sell. Educated, dedicated and increasingly conscious of their consumption habits, they can be a tricky cohort to engage in authentic ways. Unless of course, you’re New Zealander Iyia Liu, a serial entrepreneur who has shown again and again she knows what Gen Z wants.
I started work at Little Colossus (owned by UnLtd) at the start of 2020 and I officially became the General Manager in July. MOOD tea is the first brand we have launched as Little Colossus.
There’s something to be said for giving your target market a say in the development process, from a marketing perspective or otherwise.
Hardhat is an agency that works to marry the best of creativity with an understanding of the ins and outs of human behaviour. Here, Co-Founder Dan Monheit gives us an insight into how he uses psychology to fuel creative output.
Cultural inclusion is gaining prominence in the advertising industry and in recent years it has taken great strides forward. Here, we talk to four agency heads across Australia and New Zealand, who have been bringing indigenous voices and cultural values further into the mainstream advertising and media environment.
New Zealand-founded agency Special Group has recently taken out Campaign UK’s Global Creative & Independent Agency of the Year award. Founder, Tony Bradbourne, reveals some of the secrets of its internationally renowned creative.
Ahead of AWAPAC 2021, Advertising Week presents a Q&A with Brett Armstrong, General Manager, Global Business Solutions, TikTok ANZ