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How to be a ‘super pub’

14 August 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

Pubs need to become ‘super pubs’ to survive, according to new research.

Does digital improve loyalty trends

How digital methods can improve loyalty

17 July 2014 | By Lucy Handley

Professor Byron Sharp argues that reach not frequency grows brands, yet digital means are encouraging greater loyalty finds new research.

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Retailer brands are holding their own

Wed, 18 Jun 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

Shoppers regard supermarket own-label products on a par and sometimes as better than branded equivalents – but not in every category, a study finds.

What makes brands popular

How to be a superstar brand

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

Is your brand a superstar, a rising star, a settled great or is it formerly glorious?

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Coke Life is the harbinger of death for Coca-Cola

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 | By Mark Ritson

To succeed, Coke Life needs to be both low calorie and natural. It’s neither.

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International brands launching in London

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? 

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McDonald’s to launch online music, loyalty and mobile ordering services

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

McDonald’s staffing senior digital global team to lead changes.


Whitbread launches Whitbread Inns gastro pub brand

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

Whitbread Inns gastro pub brand the first to adopt the company’s corporate name.


Hovis marketing chief departs amid push to strengthen the brand

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

Move comes just five months after the business was spun off from Premier Foods.


Heineken to increase marketing to quicken ‘strong’ Western Europe growth

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

Current fiscal year marketing spend to beat last. 


McDonald’s takes McCafé brand into supermarkets

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

McDonald’s sees supermarkets as a way to lift the awareness of its McCafé offering in battle with Starbucks.


Birds Eye gives Captain Birds Eye makeover in logo revamp

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

Logo forms part of the brand’s bid to change the view of frozen food from ‘fall back’ to ‘first choice’.


Early England World Cup exit blamed for ‘lacklustre’ £30,000 summer beer sales rise

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

But Budweiser and Heineken register strong uplifts in key trading period, finds industry data.

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