Strategy, the saviour of advertising

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Planning @50: What is its future?

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All around me, I see marketers in a state of what I call tactical paralysis. They are dealing with changes around them – changes which are happening at breakneck speed. Radio is dead, we were told. TV is over. Move over, Facebook.

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