18 November 2004

Veteran Wella boss laid off in shake-up

Wella UK marketing chief Robert Bartlett has been made redundant, in a global restructure of the haircare company’s marketing department. Bartlett has served in various marketing roles at Wella for over 28 years. His departure follows months of speculation, sparked by Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) acquisition of the company’s consumer business earlier this year. A […]

Waitrose chief moves on to John Lewis board in development role

Waitrose sales and marketing director Mark Price is to move on to the John Lewis Partnership main board as development director working across both the supermarket and department store brands. Until now Price has only had a seat on the Waitrose board. It is expected that someone will be appointed internally to take over responsibility […]

Waitrose chief moves on to John Lewis board in development role

Waitrose sales and marketing director Mark Price is to move on to the John Lewis Partnership main board as development director working across both the supermarket and department store brands. Until now Price has only had a seat on the Waitrose board. It is expected that someone will be appointed internally to take over responsibility […]

Phones 4U appoints marketing director

Phones 4U has appointed Sunderland Football Club sales and marketing director Jim Slater as its marketing and customer relationship management (CRM) director. Slater replaces Paul Hamburger, who left the mobile phone retailer this month after being suspended (MW November 11). Prior to joining Sunderland in 1998 (MW August 6, 1998), Slater was international marketing manager […]

Metro sales boss promoted

Free morning newspaper Metro has promoted sales director Justin Farnan to the new post of commercial director as it prepares for a forthcoming London newspaper war. Metro and Associated Newspapers sister paper the Evening Standard, a paid-for title, face a new threat as rival Express Newspapers plans to launch a free afternoon publication in London. […]

Celador plans magazine for C4’s You Are What You Eat

Celador International has struck a licensing deal to turn its Channel 4 television show You Are What You Eat into a monthly magazine. The magazine will be published by Brooklands Group. The first issue will be available from the end of next January to accompany the new series. It is expected to have a cover […]

£7m Thomas Cook creates roster of three

Thomas Cook has created a roster comprising Farm, Leeds-based Home and former incumbent TBWA/London to handle its &£7m advertising business. The travel firm parted company with TBWA as its sole agency of record after more than ten years in July and announced it would work on a project basis with “companies with a range of […]

Chupa Chups to launch sugar-free lollipop

Chupa Chups, the lollipop brand, is to launch a sugar-free lollipop with added Vitamin C called Cuore di Frutta. The product, which has a chewy centre, will be launched in supermarkets in February.

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