Over 300 people showed up in New Orleans for the Digiday Media Buying Summit last week.
Marketing is in a time of rapid evolution. Get out your bitters and soda, because we are full-on experiencing the post-COVID hangover.
Traction consultant Michael Baer shares his latest thoughts on marketing in a recent MediaPost article. Mike suggests starting with asking "who?" even before you start asking "why?"
The retail industry is getting turned upside down. A confluence of massive shifts are swirling around in the air, and creating a perfect storm that is sure to create massive upheaval over the next couple of years.
Adobe just paid an eye-popping $20 billion for Figma, a company some people are hardly familiar with. Many may be scratching their heads, wondering ‘WTF?’
You’ve probably seen people practicing Tai Chi in the park and seen it touted as a meditation and wellness practice. But the principles of Tai Chi can also apply to business.
Consumers prefer brands that do actually good things, not brands that simply inject themselves into conversations.
Soaring inflation, the supply chain crisis and the ongoing pandemic will provide a backdrop as marketers tackle challenges and opportunities from cookie deprecation to the Great Resignation to the rise of the Metaverse.
Yesterday, leaders from Audi, Kellogg, FabFitFun, CMRA, Saxx Underwear and Applegate Farms joined us for a conversation about how brands can navigate purpose, politics and disruption.
Almost three years ago, Traction introduced an HR policy called Days of Action, giving our employees two days of paid leave to participate in our democracy however they see fit.
Last Friday, Traction hosted a Roundtable Zoom session with a group of CMOs and other senior marketers from brands big and small to discuss the challenges and opportunities of finding a silver lining in a downturn.
A 2014 Gartner survey suggests that "89% of companies expect to compete mostly on the basis of customer experience, versus 36% four years ago." That is an astounding shift.
Over the years, Traction has designed many engaging and useful websites for our clients. Quite often we use existing website content as the starting point when designing the new site.
Trust in the financial services sector fell 20 points in 2018, according to the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer.
Ah, millennials. The elusive generation that’s “killing” every industry. At least, that’s what casual dining chains, the housing market, department stores, the diamond industry, and many more capitalist darlings would have you believe.
Over 80,000 people convened to get business done in the 1.6 million square foot Anaheim Convention Center (that’s 28 football fields if you’re counting).
In many respects, business-to-business marketers are among the world’s most savvy.
Google recently looked at thousands of users’ clickstream data. What did they find?
Adam Kleinberg recounts how many of his clients ask the difficult question of whether they should get involved with politics, and the answer is never an easy one.
It’s no secret: e-commerce is driving a tsunami of change across the retail landscape.
An armchair analysis of the strategies being put forth by WPP's New CEO Mark Read and ex-CEO Martin Sorrell.