Online September 2012

JTI ramps up attack on plain cig packs


Benson & Hedges and Camel owner Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is ramping up its attack on the Government’s proposals to introduce plain tobacco packaging, with a campaign focusing on the potential damage it would have on the economy and small business.

Do marketers need a degree?


The introduction of higher tuition fees has sparked predictions of a long-term decline in the number of graduates entering the marketing industry. But instead of viewing the drop as trigger for a potential dearth in top talent, some in the industry believe brands should take the opportunity to draw from a more diverse pool to find future marketing leaders.

Apple apologises for ‘frustrating’ Maps


Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has taken the surprising move of apologising for the “frustration” experienced by customers using its Maps service and encouraging users to download alternatives from rivals such as Google, Microsoft and Nokia while it improves the app.

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Tesco, M&S, Just Eat: 5 things that mattered this week and why


M&S chief outlines digital-first strategy after profits plummet Marks & Spencer (M&S) is gearing up for a digital-first future, after its revealed on Wednesday (23 May) that profits had dropped a massive 62.1% to £66.8m compared to the previous year. A day earlier, the struggling retailer confirmed it will close more than 100 stores over […]