Nintendo, the Japanese games giant, recorded profits of ¥15.6bn (£72m) in the three months to June 2006. It says that sales for the quarter were up 85% from the same quarter last year to ¥130.9bn (£606m), boosted by its strategy to focus on women and older people.
Amid dire predictions and high-profile failures, local high streets are defying the supposed decline of physical retail thanks to shifts in shopping behaviour driven by long-term trends, not just Covid.
Switching focus from product to the customer has helped healthcare giant Philips pivot to a digital-first mentality, enabling the business to thrive amid the challenges of Covid-19.
The British Heart Foundation has seen income plummet during the pandemic, but it is looking to bounce back by uniting its marketing and fundraising teams and shining the light on research as part of its new strategy.
Five brands have been shortlisted for the 2021 Marketing Week Masters Brand of the Year, with the winner to be announced in October.