Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe has praised the supermarket’s approach to lowering prices and communicating those changes to customers as it ups its profit forecast for the year.
Sainsbury’s has beaten Asda to the number two supermarket outside the Christmas period for the first time since 2003 as Asda continues to struggle in the fact of continued competition from the discounters.
Just a few years ago Argos was a brand routinely mocked by analysts for being outdated and out of touch. However, the high street retailer has embarked on a digital transformation that has led it to becoming the first UK multichannel retailer to generate £1bn in mobile-based sales over the space of a year.
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The festival’s organiser says that, with the industry “in turmoil” due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has made the decision to cancel this year’s event altogether.
As marketers work from home and strive to make sense of their marketing priorities, there is a case to be made for optimism, pragmatism and perspective.
An increasing number of marketers are pulling back from advertising around news related to the coronavirus outbreak, yet there is evidence to suggest they should in fact be seeking it out.