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A bit of Sonder chest-beating this week. Two organisations which can each justifiably claim to be veterans of owned media leverage and have some of largest owned media channels in the country, have recently started working with us to leverage their assets even further. Thereby...

The old truism that the company you keep says a lot about you is never more apt than when developing brand partnerships. People are quick to judge, so you have to get it right. Even when you get the brand fit right, there is still...

We learned at a young age that wishing for something nasty to go away didn’t necessarily make it go away. The annoying little brother, homework, green vegetables, they all stuck around despite our desire for them not to. So to adblocking: advertisers have been putting...

How do we know this? Well, he pretty much said it… “Know your worth! People always act like they’re doing more for you than you’re doing for them.” Putting aside social media outbursts, questionable headwear choices and odd political views, there’s genius in his words… Know...

Earlier this month we saw how one of the world’s most progressive entertainment organisations, Netflix, were using owned media to attract people to its shows. This week we discovered one of entertainment’s oldest institutions doing exactly the same. The circus is in town and they...

In the 1975 classic Jaw’s, there is a scene where Roy Scheider’s character, Brody, has just witnessed the Apex Predator up close. Stunned, he say’s to Quint, “You’re gonna need a bigger boat”. Remarkably, the line was unscripted in the film, but it stuck nonetheless. It’s...

One of the most forward-thinking businesses on the planet made a move this week which could well be the shape of things to come: they are buying a billboard company. This isn’t just any billboard company, this is Regency Outdoor which has large format billboards...

Often when monster news cycles dominate the media (cricket cheats, data cheats, social cheats…) smaller, less titillating stories can get missed. Such may be the case with an interview Marketing Week UK did with the Commercial Director of Formula One, Sean Bratches (read here). It’s...

This week served up a sober reminder of how the majority of the world’s population don’t recognise that they are sharing valuable information through online social platforms and even more worryingly, they aren’t aware that their information is being used to influence their behaviour with...

Keiretsu is a Japanese term that refers to an informal grouping of businesses with interlocking relationships and shareholdings. These partnerships are designed to aid and improve each individual business and there are many powerful ones in Japan. For example, Toshiba, Sony, Fujifilm and Suntory Whiskey...