Marketing Week can reveal that Pret has started a trial for a fine dining evening concept at its Strand-based shop in London, with the chain selling everything from beers to meat balls and changing its service from 6pm to 11pm to include menus, crockery and jazz music, in a bid to take night trade from bars and restaurants.
Restaurant chain Leon has increased its outlets by 50% over the past year and grown breakfast sales thanks to a carefully orchestrated campaign done on a minimal budget. In the second of Marketing Week’s shoestring marketing series, marketing manager Saskia Sidey explains how.
Benefit Cosmetics does not advertise or pay beauty bloggers yet it managed to increase market share to 38% in the premium mascara market thanks to a strategic partnership with Elle magazine and a video it produced for just £3,000.
In an exclusive interview, Coca-Cola UK marketing boss talks about the challenges of 2020 and why the soft drink maker has had to be “braver” than ever before.
The broadcaster is prioritising digital growth over more traditional TV ratings as it looks to “survive and thrive in a digital world”.
Markey takes on a new role as CMO at Boots following the departure of marketing director Helen Normoyle.
Covid-19 has accelerated the shift to digital in the market research sector, but balance is needed to ensure brands retain the human touch.