About this paper
This ANA (Association of National Advertisers) e-magazine, sponsored by SAS, is a collection of three insightful articles centering on your brand, your customers and your data – and how understanding your customer through analytics is the key to improving all three areas. Standing Out: Rethinking brand differentiation for competitive advantage is the first article, which takes a look at what some of the most successful brands do right, and a list of mistakes not to make. Redefining Performance for the 21st-Century Brand, explores the 4 C’s of a customer-centric brand. The third article highlights Macy’s.com and how the organization uses analytics to better engage customers and improve profitability, followed by 5 steps for getting the most out of your data.