Burberry is taking over the giant ad screen at Piccadilly Circus with an interactive 3D campaign that will allow passers-by to create, and buy, personalised versions of its heritage scarves on their mobile phones.
Black Friday 2014 was a PR nightmare. The media coverage, despite many brands achieving record one day sales figures, defined by scenes of angry Brits brawling in the pursuit of budget televisions. Yet fast forward 12 months and things feel very different.
This was the week that former Red Bull marketer Huib van Bockel launched his own energy drink, BMW let consumers buy a car with their smartphone and Costa launched its assault on the lunch market with Costa Fresco.
McVitie’s claims to be the “definitive” UK biscuit brand, but its marketing director James King says it can’t afford to not invest in its position, as it launches a new masterbrand campaign.
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 cautionary tales from the budgeting and planning frontline to the changing nature of retail, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
The sportswear retailer is feeling buoyant after a strong first quarter, and vows to stay on the offensive into the rest of the year.
Sean McGinty tasked himself with putting the customer at the heart of Dunelm when he joined the business from Aldi earlier this year.