Love Can't Wait, with Alan Gravely of Signet Jewelers

In 2020, upwards of 845,000 weddings were canceled due to COVID-19. However, many brave couples decided their love couldn't wait, even if their friends and families couldn't be there with them to celebrate. Jared the Galleria of Jewelry stepped up to help these of couples make their dreams come true with a seamless and personalized virtual wedding platform, complete with customizable invitations, streaming, and celebrity advice and officiants. Alan Gravely, VP of Marketing and eCommerce for Signet Jewelers, took us behind the scenes and explained how the platform and campaign came together within a matter of days.

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iOS 15: Apple Pushes Consumer Privacy Further with Email Protection

Apple announced earlier this year that with the update to their operating system with iOS 14, consumers would have more control over the information that apps could track via the IDFA (we explored the effect this would have on marketers here). Now with the announcement of iOS 15, Apple is putting yet more control in the hands of consumers by extending privacy protection to email and other often-used services on all their devices.

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Podcast Episode 33

Industry Interrupted, with Dave Mering of the Mering Agency

August 2021

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It’s safe to say that 2020 was a surreal year for everyone, but for Dave Mering, founder of the Mering Agency, a Shipyard company, that doesn’t begin to describe it. His agency works almost exclusively with brands in the travel and tourism industry, and as the world began to shut down due to COVID 19, 100 percent of his clients pulled all advertising, as consumers were asked to stay home. Dave and his agency faced massive challenges, but with agile operation and innovative thinking, they were able to create compelling work that kept tourist destinations top of mind without actually encouraging them to travel.

 

 

The ANA Marketing Futures Podcast is a crossroads for marketers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and academia to discuss and debate the future of marketing, and business in general. Hosted by Michael Berberich, Senior Director of Marketing Futures, the Marketing Futures podcast looks to demystify emerging trends, share different perspectives on critical economic issues, and help marketers and business owners focus on what matters most: growing their brands.

Podcast Episode 33

Industry Interrupted, with Dave Mering of the Mering Agency

August 2021

 

AVAILABLE ON:

Dave Mering

It’s safe to say that 2020 was a surreal year for everyone, but for Dave Mering, founder of the Mering Agency, a Shipyard company, that doesn’t begin to describe it. His agency works almost exclusively with brands in the travel and tourism industry, and as the world began to shut down due to COVID 19, 100 percent of his clients pulled all advertising, as consumers were asked to stay home. Dave and his agency faced massive challenges, but with agile operation and innovative thinking, they were able to create compelling work that kept tourist destinations top of mind without actually encouraging them to travel.

 

The ANA Marketing Futures Podcast is a crossroads for marketers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and academia to discuss and debate the future of marketing, and business in general. Hosted by Michael Berberich, Senior Director of Marketing Futures, the Marketing Futures podcast looks to demystify emerging trends, share different perspectives on critical economic issues, and help marketers and business owners focus on what matters most: growing their brands.

About ANA Marketing Futures

Knowing that marketers are increasingly challenged in their efforts to keep up with the latest trends and technologies, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) tasked itself with creating a program designed to help marketers anticipate—and prepare for—the future of marketing.

 

ANA Marketing Futures is what emerged. With a focus on innovative topics and emerging trends, ANA Marketing Futures provides resources that will influence and inform via member cases, research studies, and insight from industry innovators. Check back often to learn about emerging trends and become inspired to take steps toward the growth of your business.

 

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