UK marketing budgets see ‘modest growth’ with year of Brexit uncertainty ahead

The fourth quarter of 2019 saw UK marketing budgets saw a small return to growth after a stagnant period, according to new data.

7 trends for CES 2020: Cat waiters, Uber Air and Apple’s first appearance

CES in Las Vegas has just begun, showcasing cutting-edge gadgets, apps and products that could shape technology in the 20s, with ecommerce, short videos and facial recognition dominating the pre-event hype. We look forward to the seven biggest innovations and developments from the biggest tech expo of the year.

The worst marketing fails of 2019: Area 51 aliens, lethal smoothies and competition calamities

As 2019 draws to a close, we look at some of the biggest marketing blunders of the year. From the US military threatening to bomb alien hunters to lethal conker recipes, there were plenty of mistakes from companies that should know better. Read on, learn from the mistakes and hope your team doesn’t make the list in 2020…

The year in review: 16 biggest digital trends of 2019

2019 was another big year for digital marketing, with the rise of TikTok, audio ads going mainstream and Google buying FitBit. This was the year that Uber went public, brands became activists and the world's biggest game vanished down a black hole. As the digital decade comes to a close, we’ve identified 17 of the biggest trends of the year.

“Alexa what’s the weather like”? Brits missing out on voice features

There may be a predicted 12.6 million smart speaker users in the UK* and more than 100,000 Alexa skills launched since the Amazon Echo entered our homes five years ago, but Brits are seriously lacking in imagination when it comes to the tasks it requests of Alexa (and friends), according to new research by voice experts at a leading digital experience agency.