COI Communications has reported a 19 per cent increase in its ad spend last year. An uplift was exclusively revealed in Marketing Week (MW last week). The Government’s ad spend has increased for the first time in two years.
Egg, the online bank being sold by Prudential, has said it will increase its marketing spend from &£35m to &£42m as it attempts to increase cross-selling. Advertising agency Mother is creating a television campaign for later in the year.
Powergen is reviewing its Â£7m direct marketing and digital advertising business.
Food giant HJ Heinz has split its E55m (£36m) European media planning and buying business between Vizeum and Mediaedge:CIA, after deciding to divide the business into northern and southern European territories. The two agencies pitched against OMD, the incumbent agency in Italy, to win the business. UK incumbent Starcom Motive dropped out in May, after […]
The strategic importance of search is clearer than ever, and shows how digital and classical marketing have further converged during the pandemic.
From questioning the relevance of industry jargon to freeing themselves from legacy thinking, some marketers believe switching sectors is a sure route to career progression.
Good morning and welcome to Marketing Week’s round-up of the news that matters in the marketing world today.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From crowning Walkers’ ‘CrispIN or CrispOUT’ as April’s most effective ad campaign to exploring the resurgence of brand characters, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.