Roger Llewellyn is quite wrong to try and promote interest in product placement on British TV screens by raising the spectre of ad-skipping (MW 6 January). Product placement serves very different brand objectives to TV ads – this is demonstrated by Ipsos, which has research from the US that shows TV spot advertising integrated with […]
The launch of Asos.com’s fully-transactional Facebook shop, allowing people to buy from within the social network (MarketingWeek.co.uk, 18 January), is a huge vote of confidence for social media marketing. And with more people happy to carry out online transactions via social platforms, affiliate marketing will inevitably begin to reach out to this channel too. We […]
Richard Madden’s piece about what commercial marketers can learn from charities (MW last week) was a refreshing change from the patronising and uninformed attitude I often come across when individuals from the commercial sector share their skills and knowledge with the charity sector as if the latter is staffed by unprofessional do-gooders. I then turned […]
Every Friday afternoon, I look at the key stories of the week, offering my thoughts on what they mean for you and the industry. From the woes of the casual dining sector to the purpose of John Lewis, it’s been a busy week on marketingweek.com. Here is my take.
Marketing Week reveals the top 10 marketers in regulated industries, part of our Top 100 Most Effective Marketers, sponsored by Salesforce.
From John Lewis overhauling its brand purpose and Morrisons’s new CMO to the Marketing Week Masters Awards, catch up on all the biggest marketing news from the week gone by.
An increasing number of high street restaurants are looking to take their products into supermarkets, but with so much competition on shelf how do you stand out?