The Co-op Bank has been dogged by scandal in recent years but with the launch of its new ‘It’s Good To Be Different’ campaign and renewed focus on its identity, marketing director Alastair Pegg believes the brand will now stand apart from competitors for the right reasons.
Festival of Marketing 2015: Anthony Thomson, who is set to disrupt the banking sector when he launches mobile-only Atom Bank later this year, says he “fundamentally disagrees” with the fact that most businesses’ main purpose is to make money.
John Lewis has dubbed 2015 the year of the ‘master shopper’ – a phrase it has coined for a new type of consumer that sees shopping as a leisure pursuit and knows how to use stores, the internet and mobile devices to get the best deal at their own convenience.
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Having started her career in telecoms working for T-Mobile, Virgin Media and Apple, Anisha Patel is now head of marketing at property firm GPE, and while she may have switched sectors she has stayed true to a commitment to making life easier for customers.
GSK Consumer Healthcare’s CMO Tamara Rogers believes there are “too many” siloes within organisations today, as she works on building collaborative and agile teams.
It started with a tweet and went on to raise over £20m to tackle food poverty.