Kestrel lager relaunched last week with a new design, new packaging and a new owner. Nigel McNally, a former marketing director at Wells & Young’s, acquired the brand from the drinks company at the end of last year and incorporated it into Brookfield Drinks, a new venture aimed at reviving neglected brands.
Today, everyone is a marketer. Marketers: powered by digital, social and creative technologies. You tell your friends what they should buy, they tell you what you should buy. It’s everywhere. And there’s a trust that is infinitely greater than that found in whatever comes your way directly from large corporations.
The Government reforms and cuts that started to take effect this week will make for grim reading for some: welfare benefits and tax credits, for example, will rise by only 1 per cent a year from next Monday instead of 2.2 per cent, in line with inflation. Meanwhile, the so-called ‘bedroom tax’ means those living […]