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What you can learn from the international brands launching in Britain

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

International businesses are flocking to London as part of European expansion plans but what can UK brands learn from their new neighbours? 

Trends shopping for key events

Is your brand ready for Eid next week? Video

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

Brands could be missing out on big sales opportunities by failing to take advantage of key cultural events throughout the year, new research suggests.

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Online video roundtable — in association with Videology

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Branwell Johnson

Marketing Week brought marketers, media agencies and technology specialists together to discuss the future of the medium.


What immersive web design can do for your brand

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By David Burrows

New technology is enabling brands to make their online content more immersive.

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Domino’s personalises site to be ‘true digital retailer of food’

Tue, 29 Jul 2014

Domino’s to focus upcoming marketing plans on increasing order size.


Aldi poised to overtake Waitrose Video

Tue, 29 Jul 2014

Discount grocer sees market share rise to record 4.8%, just behind Waitrose on 4.9%. 

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Advertisers bid to wrestle control of campaign data from agency trading desks

Tue, 29 Jul 2014

ISBA to tell advertisers how they can tighten contracts to allay transparency concerns around trading desk data.


Puma hails low-key World Cup marketing for ‘excellent’ football sales

Tue, 29 Jul 2014

Puma says social media efforts around the event helped ‘exceed’ sales forecasts.


Brand ads on ‘piracy’ websites replaced with police banners

Tue, 29 Jul 2014

City of London police force aims to slash the revenue sites suspected of copyright infringement earn through advertising.

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Tower of London owner to take smarter digital approach to expand globally

Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Charity responsible for royal palaces hires first digital boss as it embarks on transformation plan.

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Ryanair plans €25m marketing blitz to build on rising profits

Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Airline says customer service push helped profits rise 152% in the first quarter.

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Volkswagen scraps global head of marketing role

Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Simon Thomas is leaving the job after a year, with his responsibilities for passenger cars and group marketing to be split up.


RB to centralise marketing in efficiency drive

Mon, 28 Jul 2014

FMCG company to shift from country marketing to one regional brand team for North America and Europe.

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Malaysia Airlines mulls rebrand after MH370 and MH17 disasters

Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Beleaguered carrier considers name change after recent plane disappearance and alleged shooting down of another.


Virgin Holidays counters Three’s 'Holiday Spam’ apology ads with witty reply Video

Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Virgin Holidays tells Three ‘Don’t be sorry’ for all the holiday spam and urges its own customers to ‘show off’ holiday snaps.

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Topshop unveils Cara Delevingne as face of Autumn/Winter campaign

Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Model adds Topshop to her list of endorsements, which also includes Mulberry, DKNY, Chanel and Burberry.


Unilever aims to ‘reinvent ecommerce’

Fri, 25 Jul 2014

Unilever hoping to find new ways to influence shoppers’ purchasing decisions before they reach a retailer’s website.

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