Coca-Cola and Britvic have responded to the government’s plans to introduce a sugar tax on all soft drinks by the end of 2018, stating that the decision is “extremely disappointing”.
Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed a sugar levy will be introduced on all soft drinks by the end of 2018.
Jamie Oliver has issued a damning indictment on the state of the food and drinks industry’s attempts to tackle childhood obesity, saying it is barely managing to get the basics right and that brands need to take more risks to make eating healthy food “cool” and come up with a holistic approach to meet the challenge.
Michelle McEttrick is leaving the supermarket after six years having played a “key role” in the turnaround of the Tesco brand.
Marketers are feeling optimistic about employment prospects as the UK’s lockdown restrictions ease, following a year marred by redundancies and furlough.
When the iconic channel launched 40 years ago this summer it didn’t just change popular music, it also helped pave the way for a new visual language in advertising, marketing and beyond.
The latest IPA Bellwether data anticipates particularly strong growth in main media advertising over the coming year, suggesting marketers are plotting a return to brand building.