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CM Weekly 2.25.24

CM Weekly February 25, 2024 According to a survey of B2B marketers and business leaders performed by growth agency Walker Sands, 79% of marketing decision-makers experience more pressure from their C-suite and executive teams to measure marketing success based on key business outcomes than they did five years ago. Moreover, 58% agree that they struggle…

CM Weekly 2.18.24

CM Weekly February 18, 2024 While some businesses have eliminated the CMO role from their company org charts in recent months, fashion apparel brand True Religion has taken the opposite approach—and hired its first chief marketer. We spoke to CMO Kristen D’Arcy, who has numerous campaigns and integrations across music and sports to speak of…

CM Weekly 2.11.24

CM Weekly February 11, 2024 Doritos just launched its first international brand platform, “For the Bold in Everyone,” which champions self-expression, defying stereotypes and leaning into your passions. But this time, the target isn’t primarily Gen Z. The star of this creative is a grandma fulfilling her dream of driving a Monster Truck. “There was…

CM Weekly 2.4.24

CM Weekly February 5, 2024 “The trap that many mid-level marketeers fall into is [asking], what's the work that my boss wants, or my CEO wants? Or my CFO wants? They're important stakeholders, but your ultimate stakeholder is the consumer. And the work wins. So if you do fabulous things that are insightful and thoughtful…

CM Weekly 1.26.24

CM Weekly January 28, 2024 Crayola’s just-wrapped “Creativity Week,” now in its third year, provides free learning resources for parents and educators to spark kids’ creativity in the classroom. But the brand’s EVP of Marketing, Victoria Lozano, says it’s not limited to art class. “Where we see the most implementation is in classrooms, and it's…

CM Weekly 1.21.24

CM Weekly January 21, 2024 According to Boathouse’s third annual “CEO Survey on Marketing and the CMO” published this week, CEOs’ perception of CMO performance and marketing is shifting to a more favorable one. The study shows that 51 percent of CEOs now believe the CMO’s short tenure is a sign of success in their…

1.14.24

CM Weekly January 14, 2024 Last week we brought you CMO challenges for 2024 related to data, AI, and sales and marketing collaboration, as articulated by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina CMO and CSR Officer Kelly Calabria. This week we’re bringing you part two of our chat with the marketing chief, which covers…