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Just a few years ago Argos was a brand routinely mocked by analysts for being outdated and out of touch.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.
At the end of every week, we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From Halfords issuing a profit warning to the gold standard in B2B brand building, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Few brands are growing their marketing teams, and all-female functions are rarer still. While PatPat’s lead marketer Ranu Coleman didn’t intend for it to be an all-female team, there have been some unexpected benefits.
Media buying is trending towards hyper-personalisation, but sometimes broader targeting through high-quality media will reach more potential customers.
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