Profile: Sir Charlie Mayfield

John Lewis Partnership Chairman

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How UK and US consumers’ spending habits differ

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

An exclusive report by VisualDNA shows that Brits are more downhearted about their future and are three times more likely to be careful spenders compared to the US.

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Directions to gain a comparative advantage

Wed, 6 Nov 2013 | By Lucy Tesseras

The number of people using price comparison sites for car insurance has risen significantly over the past year.

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Car buying moves in a premium direction

24 October 2013 | By Jonathan Bacon

UK car buyers are indicating that they have growing spending power, leading to a boost in the popularity of premium brands. But it is not just confidence in the economy that is driving the market.

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New rules giving banks a run for their money

2 May 2013 | By Lou Cooper

Only 5 per cent of people switched their current account last year but that could double once new switching rules come into play in September.

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Assume your market and bingo! you bomb

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 | By Mark Ritson

Grant Shapps’ #budget2014 tweet is a great lesson in the lack of market orientation.

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What’s your chief marketing officer really thinking?

Wed, 2 Apr 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

Marketing Week delves inside the minds of CMOs.

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Marketing Week Live returns refreshed for 2014

Mon, 7 Apr 2014 | By Branwell Johnson

New look Marketing Week Live will be a one stop shop for marketers’ needs.

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Financial regulator signals new marketing rules

Mon, 31 Mar 2014 | By Russell Parsons

Financial Conduct Authority to review rules regulating promotions and product labelling. 

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Government rejects calls for payday loan daytime TV ad ban

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 | By Lara O'Reilly

 But financial regulator the FCA does set out new rules for better signposting to debt advice and simpler risk warnings.

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UK consumers ‘underwhelmed’ by their experience with brands

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

No brand achieved an ‘excellent’ score in Forrester’s first Customer Experience Index in the UK.

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PayPal expands mobile payments range

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 | By Russell Parsons

App now includes pre-order and pay at table functions in restaurants including Wagamama, Prezzo and GBK.

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Lloyds beefs up resource to work on digital innovation

Thu, 20 Mar 2014 | By Russell Parsons

Halifax creates digital propositions team that will sit in one of several ‘centres of digital excellence’ across parent group. 

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Co-op claims management reshuffle will lead to 'more cohesive' marketing

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Gill Barr may be leaving the management board but Co-op claims it is strengthening its marketing focus.

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