Co-op Food enters price war with ‘Fair and Square’ campaign

Supermarket to invest £100m in price in latest phase of convenience strategy.

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The five myths of marketing to mums Video

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

Exclusive research reveals that brands are failing to connect with mothers by targeting them as mums and not as individuals.

What is the effect of Scottish independence on brands

What is the effect of an independent Scotland on brands?

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 | By Lucy Handley

A third of consumers are less likely to deal with Scottish companies if it splits, meaning that brands should put contingency plans in place now.

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Shareable stories help luxury brands reach global travellers Video

24 April 2014 | By Lucy Tesseras

Luxury brands like De Beers and Fendi look to target global travellers by creating content that travels across borders.

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Ofgem launches push to encourage Brits to go 'energy shopping' Video

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Digital and PR activity from the energy regulator aims to encourage more consumers to find a better deal.

The Marketing Academy

Marketing Academy launches apprenticeship event

Tue, 22 Apr 2014

The Marketing Academy, the non-profit mentoring organisation of which Marketing Week is a founding partner, is putting on an event aiming to raise money for its Merlin’s Apprentice Fund.


McDonald's to make marketing 'less disparate'

Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Fast food chain to combat lower than expected Q1 profits with a marketing refocus around its core range.


Lush positions itself as ‘more than a soap shop’

Tue, 22 Apr 2014

New website aims to provide a more ‘consistent’ global brand experience and communicate the story behind its products.


Tesco offers grocery click and collect for free

Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Change is part of plans to reduce online shopping charges and cut the price of food products including bacon and baked beans.


‘Nike to stop making FuelBand hardware’

Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Sports brand says it is laying off staff from its digital sports team and refuses to commit to device launches in the future.

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Nokia set to be rebranded as Microsoft Mobile

Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Microsoft takeover deal will reportedly include a rebrand - a move analysts have suggested will be ‘risky’.

House of Cards

Netflix praises 'emotive' marketing for revenue boost

Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Streaming service says shift away from direct response marketing helped grow its subscriber base.

John Lewis

John Lewis details 150th anniversary campaign

Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Activity will include partnerships with Cath Kidson, Ted Baker and Hoover as well as experiential and television activity.


The best, worst and oddest Easter campaigns Video

Thu, 17 Apr 2014

B&Q, Cadbury and Tesco feature in our round-up of the best, worst and oddest Easter marketing campaigns.

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