Here it is! Everything you need to know about GDPR, from what it is to how it affects you and your brand/business – wherever you are in the world. We have put together a full GDPR resource – a complete guide to the General Data Protection Regulation, compliance and how to make sure you are ready for the new law, which comes into force on 25 May.
London Fashion Week is staged twice a year – February and September – and, whether you follow fashion slavishly or not, affects what appears subsequently on the high street. But Shalina Ganatra looks at the event from a different perspective – the view of a marketer, and here discusses the online strategy luxury brands should now adopt to develop their personal shopping offering. She says retailers must get the basics right when gathering customer data to create a better and faster tailored shopping experience.
From Prezzo to Jamie’s Italian – recently, many casual dining chains have fallen victim to tough trading conditions. These challenging times are also seeing the rise of open banking, which is good news for consumers who are now able to view their spending habits more easily and thus monitor their financial situation more carefully, cutting back on non-essentials – such as casual dining. This will have a knock-on affect on brands. Jamie Matthews brings a head-up for marketers on this issue, saying the open banking impact is impossible to ignore and may become far-reaching for brands. But here’s how they can react with positivity.
If you are wondering whether your business would benefit from an app, or if the one you already have is of value, take a look at the results of a survey into how they are viewed by consumers. This informative mobile apps infographic sheds light on usage, expenditure and more.