It is all too easy to say “they told you so” about the troubles of AIM-listed charity lottery operator Chariot UK, which appears to have hit a financial brick wall, but its Monday game has been beset by problems ever since it launched.
First Direct is about to become the first UK bank to launch podcasts to communicate with customers – enabling customers to download advice on choosing passwords and ensuring personal details are secure (MW last week).
Stewart Gilliland is going from pint pots to yoghurt pots in his new role as chief executive of Müller Dairy UK. The former Whitbread sales director – who worked across the brewing operation as it was acquired by Interbrew, then merged with Br
According to wags, the name of the now-defunct Belgian airline Sabena stood for Such A Bad Experience Never Again. The airline might not have been happy with the joke, and its partners in the Qualiflyer Group probably weren’t either. Such are
Audi is launching a branded credit card just weeks after rival BMW unveiled a host of financial services products. The Audi Card will be available from June 26 through Citi Cards, part of Citigroup. It is the first credit card to be launched by Volkswagen Financial Services UK, the specialist finance division that represents all […]
Gallaher has introduced new packaging for its Benson & Hedges variant Silver.
Monday’s business model is so flawed that even if it secures fresh funding it will still fail, say industry experts. Chariot, the company behind the internet-based lottery game, saw its share price collapse this week following sales that were well below target. It is currently trying to raise &£3m of emergency cash to stay afloat. […]
Open University (OU) has appointed former npower chief marketer David Andrew as marketing director, ending a year-long hunt to fill the role.
Chevrolet UK has promoted sales director Rory Harvey to managing director following the departure of Andy Carroll. Harvey will be responsible for the Chevrolet brand in the UK, as it no longer has a marketing director.
Morrisons is expected to name Marc Bolland as its new chief executive tomorrow (Thursday). Bolland, chief operating officer at brewer Heineken, has had the support of outgoing chairman Sir Ken Morrison during a protracted selection row among members of the retailer’s board.
Future, the magazine publisher, has appointed former Clear Channel chief executive Stevie Spring in the same role. She will replace Greg Ingham, who left this week following disappointing results.
McCain, a brand best known for its frozen potato products, is planning to extend out of its core frozen category and into other areas of the grocery market to increase sales.