AB InBev names new UK boss as Plochaet leaves

AB InBev names senior European head, Steve McAllister, to replace Inge Plochaet.

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Nationalism and brands

The value of nationalism

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 | By Lucy Tesseras

The Scottish independence referendum has highlighted the issue of national identity but how important is the role of heritage for brands, particularly in today’s global market?

Triple G brands

Why good deeds pay off for brands

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

Good actions, high-quality service and an emotional connection with consumers are more valuable to brand longevity than tangible assets like profits, research finds.

Staff christmas parties

How to use the Christmas bash for smarter staff engagement

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 | By Morag Cuddeford-Jones

Bigger Christmas parties are back on the agenda and the correct approach can pay dividends.

Virgin Trains, Arrive Awesome

Why Virgin Trains wants passengers to 'Arrive Awesome' Video

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

As it awaits a Government decision on the east coast mainline contract, the train operator is rolling out a campaign to improve its west coast service.

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Holiday trends.

Travel brands’ websites failing to inspire

Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Sites are proving uninspiring as a source of ideas, report finds. 

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Tesco online boss to temporarily replace MD after it emerges company overstated profit

Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Robin Terrell to become interim UK MD, replacing suspended Chris Bush.

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Hoseasons debuts new identity to bolster mid-market appeal

Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Self-catering holiday company wants to sit alongside M&S as mid-market brand.


Food and drink giants commit to further ad restrictions as WHO ramps up pressure

Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Global alliance of world’s biggest food and drink brands extend voluntary commitments. 


Instagram ‘cooler’ than Twitter

Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Facebook-owned photo app enters the annual CoolBrands list for the first time, while Twitter drops out.

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Homepride returns to TV to launch £2.3m ad push Video

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Campaign celebrates brand’s 50th anniversary with new strapline ‘Everybody loves Homepride’.

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Boots looks to make Christmas 'special' in biggest festive push

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Investment in store experience aimed at getting customers to reappraise the Boots offer.

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The Marketing Week

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Welcome to The Marketing Week, your guide to the good, the bad and the ugly in the marketing industry over the last seven days.

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Land Rover plots campaign extension after ‘huge engagement’ Video

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Marketing director says there may be a role for ‘Can and Will’ message in future campaigns. 


John Lewis sales hit as fashion retailers step back from promotions

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Retailer blames ‘restricted’ footfall caused by a lack of promotions by rivals for 3.5% sales fall.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung looks to link with youth culture with £10m Galaxy Alpha push

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Samsung calls on Lily Allen and London fashion lingo to promote new premium handset.


Facebook updates News Feed algorithm to favour trending topics

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Brands creating posts related to topical trends likely to get more fans seeing their updates.

Formula 1

Johnnie Walker deepens relationship with F1

Thu, 18 Sep 2014

Diageo brand becomes ‘official whisky of Formula 1’, adding to its sponsorship of the McLaren Mercedes team.

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