Ofcom has imposed its first fine on a broadcaster, the Digital Television Production Company, with a £50,000 penalty for adult satellite channel XplicitXXX for ‘negligently’ broadcasting unencrypted sex as early as 8.30 pm.
The Financial Times has narrowed its losses from Â£15m to Â£6m for the first half of 2004 and saw advertising revenues rise three per cent year on year.
Ask Jeeves is looking for a UK marketing director, following Giorgia Longoni’s return to her native Italy. Longoni, who has no job to go to as yet, joined the search engine company in April 2003 from online recruitment network Monster, where she had been European marketing manager. She had previously worked in marketing roles with […]
McCann Erickson has created a poster campaign for Refuge, a domestic violence charity. The campaign, which uses the strapline: ‘Don’t Ignore It’ will be rolled out on the London Underground next month.
Warning of a ‘cultural cringe’ and sense of insecurity within marketing, Professor Byron Sharp is calling on marketers to stop the self-hatred and have more pride in their profession.
Rather than allowing themselves to be pigeonholed as the ‘colouring-in department’, marketers should demonstrate what they deliver for the business, argues Nationwide CMO Sara Bennison.
As marketers continue to be charged with driving faster growth on tighter budgets, businesses should not ignore the opportunity cost of failing to invest in their brand, warns Eve Sleep CEO Cheryl Calverley.
From celebrating fans’ attempts to recreate their favourite fried chicken at home, to pausing its ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’ slogan for the benefit of national health, it’s been a stellar 12 months for KFC.