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Waitrose warns on profit after ‘unprecedented investment’ in marketing

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 | By Lara O'Reilly

Investments in price, promotions, online, content and MyWaitrose.

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Aldi poised to overtake Waitrose Video

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

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

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UK consumers rate Aldi top brand

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

‘Consumers value brands that help them save money’ according to YouGov’s mid-year list of the top 10 brands.

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Unilever, John Lewis and EE launch £1m Tech City internet of things competition

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 | By Lara O'Reilly

Brands pledge marketing support to Tech City UK, Technology Strategy Board and Cambridge Wireless startup competition.

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Waitrose, Argos and Laura Ashley to allow shoppers to buy direct from ads

Thu, 29 May 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

UK retail brands to roll out Powatag marketing technology later this year.

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John Lewis invests in the 'future of retail' with incubator finalists

Tue, 27 May 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Five start-ups for JLAB tech incubator include a 3D room planner, smart labels and wireless sound system.

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How the marketing industry will look tomorrow

Back-to-school lessons from tomorrow’s top marketers

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

Marketing Academy scholars give their predictions for the future of the industry.

Hottest jobs in marketing

The hottest jobs in marketing

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

The skills big corporates require of marketers is changing, reflected in the emergence of specialist jobs. Here’s how to get one.

Programmatic buying essential guide

Programmatic buying essential guide

Digital Strategy July 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

Predictions suggest that up to 75 per cent of display advertising will be bought with programmatic technology by 2017, so here is Marketing Week’s guide to this growing discipline.

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An open letter to intrepid young marketer Alfred Ajani...

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | By Ruth Mortimer

A plucky young graduate has made headlines begging for a career in marketing. Let’s help.

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Product placement

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Cross device strategies need smarter tracking

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

Brands need to think about how they are gathering insight across devices.

Attitudes to smart technology trends

Smart homes lack consumer connection

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

Consumers cite cost and lack of usefulness as barriers to adoption.

Mark Ritson

There's only one Man Utd but several Manchester Cities

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By Mark Ritson

The contests between the red-branded house and a blue house of brands has kicked off.

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Sarah Vizard

Is a price message the answer to the rise of the discounters?

Thu, 8 May 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Tesco and Morrisons are hoping so, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose are hoping for the opposite.

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Hottest jobs in marketing

The hottest jobs in marketing

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

The skills big corporates require of marketers is changing, reflected in the emergence of specialist jobs. Here’s how to get one.

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The Marketing Week Video

Fri, 6 Jun 2014 | By Marketing Week Reporters

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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Sharp, though legal, practice is eroding consumer trust

14 August 2014 | By Secret Marketer

Does delivering lower prices for customers mean brands have to break the trust bond?

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Tesco’s Blinkbox Books moves into live events

Thu, 7 Aug 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Ebook service looks to move beyond purely transactional relationship with customers.

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The supermarkets should take a leaf out of P&G’s marketing book

Thu, 7 Aug 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

P&G isn’t afraid to take drastic decisions and the supermarkets shouldn’t be either.

Consumer confidence trends

Consumers continue to spend cautiously despite surge in confidence

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By Lucy Tesseras

Consumers can be persuaded to spend as confidence in the UK nears a seven-year high but the recession has taught people to better manage household budgets.

John Lewis campaigns

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John Lewis 150th ad celebrates the lives of ordinary Britons Video

Thu, 1 May 2014 | By Russell Parsons

Multi-media campaign will highlight the role the department store has played in customers’ lives. 

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Waitrose champagne giveaway spurs rise in online orders

Fri, 24 Jan 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Campaign offered customers a free bottle of champagne for ordering online.

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John Lewis launches animated “Christmas they’ll never forget” ad Video

Fri, 8 Nov 2013 | By Sarah Vizard

Retailer teases ads online before taking over a whole ad break during the X Factor.

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Waitrose brings staff to the fore in digital revamp

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 | By Lara O'Reilly

Relaunched website shines spotlight on grocer’s staff to emulate ‘authenticity and warmth’ of its stores.

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