Contagious Magazine

The definitive global record of bravery in marketing

In an industry struggling to separate the signal from the noise, Contagious Magazine provides a curated, measured review of the most important developments driving marketing, technology and business creativity each quarter.

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A journal of big ideas /

For the time-poor leader or ambitious team looking to raise its game, Contagious Magazine quizzes the industry’s brightest minds and makes connections from their smart thinking to your brand planning.

Ones to watch /

Wildfire introduces need-to-know projects in technology, design and consumer culture, while Small But Perfectly Formed features little brands with big thinking - both designed to help you stay ahead, rather than just keep up.

Case studies /

In depth, interview-based features that deconstruct the world’s most contagious brands. We unearth their insights, explain their strategies, and chart their business impact.


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Contagious Magazine subscribers enjoy unlimited access to a complete online archive, spanning more than a decade of innovative marketing.

Current Issue

Contagious 53 / 4th Quarter 2017

BrewDog has gone from pipe dream to billion-dollar brand in just 10 years. Our Brand Spotlight looks at how the brewer is maintaining its authentic and rebellious personality as it grows.

Our other Brand Spotlight focuses on how REI bucked the trend of big-box retailers struggling in the age of ecommerce by doubling down on its mission to help Americans get the most from the outdoors.

This issue features Most Contagious, our review of the key issues affecting advertising and marketing this year, from politics to transparency, automation to modern masculinity and how to win in 2018.

And we speak to Chris Tung, CMO at Alibaba, about how how the world’s most successful ecommerce platform is restructuring the retail industry.

Preview Contagious Issue 53 here.