21 September 2000

Kimberly-Clark unveils Huggies website in UK

Kimberly-Clark’s Huggies is creating an online presence for its club for expectant mothers and parents called Huggiesclub.com. The Huggies Mother and Baby Club launched two years ago in the UK and the new site will be similar to the US site called Huggies.com. The UK site will provide news, information on health and development of […]

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BBC World Service is to relaunch its international magazine and programme guide called BBC On Air.

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Condé Nast has launched a Platinum MasterCard under the Vogue brand.

Harnessing the power of posters

The biggest beneficiary of the dot-com ad boom has been the outdoor industry, and rightly so, says John Shannon. Campaigns in Europe have shown just how effective the medium can be

Filthy Row

Richard Eyre has addressed C5’s identity crisis and announced an upmarket programming drive to make ‘Channel Filth’ more appealing. This has left C5 management ‘spitting mad’. Has Eyre got what it takes to revamp C5 and rebrand it in the publi

Charities sign up for gift voucher scheme

Some of the UK’s largest charities, including the NSPCC and the RSPCA, have signed up for a new gift voucher scheme. The initiative, called Donate As You Spend, has been launched by Charity Gift Vouchers Marketing (CGVM). The vouchers, which come in £5 and £10 denominations, will initially be available direct from CGVM, but the […]

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Bordeaux Direct, the world’s largest home delivery wine merchant, is changing its name to Laithwaites after company founder Tony Laithwaite. A £2m advertising programme with back the rebrand.

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M&C Saatchi has created the £10m advertising campaign for Move.co.uk, a property site owned by Cendant.

Find a New Roll

The electoral roll will cease to be the ultimate marketing list, as voters exercise their right to privacy. Geographical information systems are in pole position to take its place

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British Airways has signed a £1m deal with online media agency Double Click. The airline says the partnership will allow its Internet advertising to reach more customers in 14 countries.

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Telepizza, a restaurant and pizza-delivery chain, is to increase the number of outlets it operates in Portugal from 47 to 57 by the end of this year. Based in Spain, Telepizza operates more than 800 outlets internationally.

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Tesco has reported a 10.2 per cent increase in its first half pre-tax profits, up from £378.9m to £422m. Group sales were up 10.7 per cent from £9bn to £10.1bn. It also announced it will be opening a further 19 Metro stores in the UK.

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