The Strategists

Building a plan in the Branding and Marketing Industry

Building a plan in the Branding and Marketing Industry

The Rationale

Marketing is one of the most complex functions and industries surrounding general business practice. The concept of marketing not only requires creativity and gumption to be industrious but also requires in-depth research and understanding of the minds of the consumer as well as those within the firm itself.

The Scope

With consistently fluctuating trends and evolutions within marketing, maintaining a grasp and balancing profit over output can be overwhelming for any marketer.

A leading firm in the Branding and Marketing industry approached The Strategists with the requirements of developing a fully-fledged, end-to-end marketing strategy.

What was required of us was based on incorporating subject matter experts and thought leaders based in the marketing industry to analyse current and upcoming trends in the industry.

Within the globalised economy, it is safe to say that major trends being experienced around the world will inevitably influence the trends locally.

 

With this in mind, the idea was to analyse the leading, global trends within the industry and how the firm can best leverage and apply these trends into a localised context. The goal was to visualise what this means in terms of the company’s next inflection point and what skills are required on their behalf to leverage these trends locally.

Additionally, the interactions with how organisations partner with this firm were also taken into consideration. The trends analysed were also utilised as a basis for this and a better understanding and development of relationships were done.

Key Takeaways

Developing a marketing strategy is crucial. The market is volatile and consistently changing. Maintaining an understanding of the global trends that inevitably would affect the local context was what made this firm unique.

Pre-emptive strategy formulation allows your firm to stay ahead of the competition as well as environmental forces. The Strategists are based on creating innovative solutions for corporate problems. Partnering with your firm allows us to provide the insights and leverage you need to stay on top of the now and the next.

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