The Sportsman marketing director Mark Dixon is leaving the newspaper only two months after its launch. Dixon, whose responsibilities will be covered by head of communications Ed Pownall, is setting up a Yorkshire-based sports marketing agency.
Reacting to news of an upcoming government campaign calling on businesses to divert marketing spend into cutting prices, marketers point out the function’s role as a “growth lever” for both businesses and the economy.
Take the viral success of Kate Bush’s 1980s classic Running Up That Hill as inspiration and heed the rallying call for continuous advertising.
The Language of Effectiveness, sponsored by Nielsen, will explore what effectiveness means to brands and the expectations expressed by senior stakeholders.
B2B payments provider Tyl is pulling closer to the NatWest masterbrand in its first major ad campaign, intended to help the brand become a “really serious player” in the market.