Homebase has promoted head of in-store communications and promotions Ruth Benford to head of marketing communications, reporting to marketing director Ajay Kavan.
ISBA says the appointment comes at an important time for the trade body, as the industry faces new regulations, inflation, and the ongoing impact of Brexit.
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The grocer’s CEO has confirmed customers are trading down to cheaper, own-brand products as the cost of living rises – but premium sales are holding up.
Brands – both B2B and B2C – should focus less on keywords and more on making themselves memorable at the point of the buying decision.