The Independent’s commercial director, Lawrie Procter, is leaving to join sales house Mediaforce as managing director. In a separate move the newspaper has recruited former News International director of strategic planning Andrew Christie as group strategy director.
The Sun’s apology over Hillsborough is just a stunt to woo readers.
The Diary has enough trouble trying to get a Web browser running smoothly, so it was gratifying to hear news of the launch of Zip Television, a virtual advertisement-only channel. As the channel will be using BT technology, it made sense to hold the hi-tech launch party at the BT Tower, from where Zip will […]
Woolworths has joined Zip Television, the interactive television channel set up by a consortium of advertisers including Honda, Orange, Procter & Gamble and Unilever. Woolworths is the first retailer to join and will launch an interactive campaign later this year. (Media Analysis, page 19; Torin Douglas, page 21)
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As Markey launches his first marketing campaign since joining Boots, he explains how and why he plans to reposition the brand as a partner in “reinvention”.
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Amazon tops Kantar BrandZ’s list of the world’s 100 most valuable brands for the third year in a row, as a host of global businesses bounce back with a vengeance despite the trials of lockdown.