For global organisations, embracing market diversity, attitudes, and cultural preferences has long since ceased to be a ‘nice to have’ element that sat passively behind the global brand strategy; it is now an essential part of any brand program. The rise of ‘glocal’ (global vs local) campaign preparation and localisation has become the imperative.
The Brand2Global Webinar Series returned on April 8 with the presentation "Leveling The Playing Field With New Age Global Marketing," featuring Ajit Sivadasan (VP/GM at Lenovo.com). Each month, we feature a different speaker(s) from a respected global brand, agency, or academic institution. These global marketing practitioners will detail the challenges they have faced and solutions they have instituted to solve the complex issues facing their companies. Webinar Abstract: "Marketing is going through a dramatic transformation [...]
This is an excerpt of the full article by Dr Nitish Singh, Associate Professor of International Business at Boeing Institute of International Business at Saint Louis University, published on BrandQuarterly.com. Finding the balance between standardization and localization of the web content is one of the preeminent dilemmas that companies face when tapping international markets. Many times companies, either due to lack of coherent global marketing strategy or for cost/efficiency reasons choose to standardize their marketing [...]