Marks & Spencer has unveiled details of a major expansion of its financial services business as it looks use its “trusted brand” to create an “alternative choice” to the UK’s high street banking giants still suffering from perception problems in the wake of the financial crisis.
The 30 recruits to the marketing academy all want to be leaders of the future, but do they really have what it takes? We reveal the results of the scholars’ pyschometric personality tests.
The article ‘Offering a bit more than a free sample’ (MWlinks.co.uk/FreeSample) highlighted some of the data from our research project: Building Brilliant Sampling Campaigns, which uncovers what consumers value in the live environment and what encourages them to sample more and purchase. The real opportunity for marketers is in plugging the gap between sample and […]
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 marketers championing their true purpose to the return of KFC’s ‘Finger lickin’ good’ strapline, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Neuroscience shows how brands use (and misuse) stories when trying to connect with consumers.
The travel accommodation business cut sales and marketing spend by 28% to $229m over the first quarter of 2021, “primarily” a result of slashing performance marketing investment.
Being consumed by ‘work about work’ is leading to heightened burnout and imposter syndrome among marketers, but new research from Asana sheds light on a way out.