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Should advertisers insist on programmatic being included in all audit programs?

As the ANA releases a new update of the media contract template, our EMEA senior partner Nick Sparey, argues that marketing procurement has a pivotal role in ensuring there is accountability in media investment decision-making.


Nick Sparey joins RAUS Global as Senior Partner

Former Johnson & Johnson Marketing Procurement VP Nick Sparey has officially joined RAUS Global LLC as a key member of the leadership team. Sparey brings over 25-years’ experience in the industry in Agencies, Media Auditing, Consulting and Marketing Procurement to the RAUS team. He will be based in London with a specific focus on the EMEA region.


Chris Kenna: Marketing Procurement’s role in driving diversity and inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion was on everyone’s mind in 2022. On December 7th, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) announced that the winner of the 2022 Marketing Word of the Year is inclusion. This comes a year after the ANA Word of the Year was diversity. While these two words belong to the same family, the insight is that diversity is having a seat at the table. Whereas inclusion is having a voice.

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Will 2023 be the Year of Marketing Procurement? – October 2022

As we are wrapping up the last quarter of 2022, many of us start to think about what 2023 has in hold for our organization and for our team. 2022 has been focused on the lingering Covid-19 effects, remote vs. in-the-office work, talent shortage, uncertainty in the supply chain for certain categories and of course — the dreaded inflation.

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RAUS Global is live at Procurecon Marketing in Palm Springs, CA November 2-3, 2022

This year’s focus will be all about Marketing Procurement, media, the environment, meta verse and AI.

We will report from the conference so that those of you who are not joining in person can be in the know at all times!

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A quick, cost-effective way to protect against risks in marketing spend – September 2021

As we say goodbye to the summer and head into a busy fall, many of us in marketing services will spend much of the rest of the year running strategic and financial planning sessions that will dictate activity for 2022. It’s an intense period of collecting budget numbers from brands and functions, rolling them up to better understand how the year ahead will shape up.