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.
Embedding a culture of effectiveness within the company has meant breaking false beliefs around the efficacy of different media and re-educating brand managers.
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 measuring the effectiveness of purpose to marketing marketing in B2B, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
People tend to love or hate brand purpose, but is its real value somewhere in the middle? Top marketers and researchers weigh in.
Marketing Week reveals the top 10 marketers in financial services, part of our Top 100 Most Effective Marketers, sponsored by Salesforce.