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PR Week TV: Procurement and Pitches

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  • May 10, 2013
London office's Stuart Pocock on PR Week TV: warning signs of a poor pitch process...
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Partners Meeting

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  • May 5, 2013
The Observatory International is the only truly global business consultancy dedicated to helping companies optimise marketing resources. In March 2013, fourteen members of...
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Social Media and CEO

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  • April 18, 2013
Few CEOs today question the importance of marketing and communications. Changes to the business environment in the past five years have only served to underline how integral a strong brand is to overall company performance.
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Does RKCR/Y&R’s ‘add one’ idea work?

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  • March 7, 2013
Agency remuneration is a topic that is rarely off the agenda of advertising's chattering classes. It's a familiar tale procurement pushing...
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CEOs and marcomms…

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  • December 7, 2012
In the past few months, two major marketing and communications contracts have gone out to tender.
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Making a long-distance relationship work

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  • November 24, 2012
With more global brands placing their headquarters in Singapore, the country is becoming a decision-making centre for...
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No bitter pill: how GSK and Grey took the pain out of taking medicine

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  • October 15, 2012
“In this relationship, the key to success revolved around openness and commitment.
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Marketers Action Plan …take some

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  • December 12, 2011
Unlimited Brands, December 2011 This morning, I met Stuart Pocock, managing partner of The Observatory, a global agency search and selection organisation. Stuart has a great insight on...
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The desire to use fewer agencies

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  • October 20, 2011
Global - Research findings from The Observatory reveal brands in developed markets prefer to use fewer agencies. The survey showed that globally, most clients are working with an average...
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Your budget may be bigger than you think

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  • May 10, 2010
Why your budget is bigger than you think? Aleksandr Orlov is possibly one of the greatest marketing icons of this decade. His appearance as the eccentric Russian meerkat as part of...
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