Jessops, the camera equipment chain, has issued a profits warning claiming that sales of digital cameras have slowed down. Analyst Seymour Pierce predicts that pre-tax profits will fall to &£15m from &£20.3m for the second half of the year.
When most people get mad, they try to get even. But when Tesco staff refused to scan a card for Michael Jerome, he decided it would be much more fun to get e-ven. When Michael popped in to his local Tesco store to buy a birthday card and a book of stamps, rather than queue […]
Organisers of black-tie dos are prepared to serve up ‘plastic chicken’ so they can dish out £20,000 to have a star talk rhubarb. The tables need turning, says Iain Murray
Carat head of media Mark Jarvis is thought to be taking a secondment from the media buying agency to work with one of its clients, hand-held gaming device company Gizmondo Europe. Jarvis’s decision to take time out from the agency follows the departure of Carat managing director Colin Mills and marketing director Jenny Biggam earlier […]
Procter & Gamble promises to maintain its investment in “brands that are winning” following the departure of CEO David Taylor, who credits innovation and superior brand communications for driving a 7% boost to net sales.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From helping employees avoid burnout to Diageo hailing marketing a “big driver” of the company’s performance, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
From Diageo’s focus on marketing effectiveness paying off to EasyGroup adding yet more brands to its stable, catch up on this week’s biggest marketing news.
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