The Post Office this week launched a head-on battle with one-time sister company BT with its £15m introduction of a residential telephone service, called HomePhone. Publicis has created a £5m campaign to support the launch. The Post Office says it wants to take 1 million of BT’s customers by 2006. BT issued a statement saying the Post Office should ‘stick to stamps’.
Celador International is seeking licensing and promotional partners to develop a range of off-air products for its new television show, No Waste Like Home.
The Labour Party is thought to be planning a series of national ads highlighting statistics such as “lowest inflation since the Sixties”, as one of its first moves before announcing a General Election. The advertising campaign will also talk up the Tories’ record of high interest rates, high inflation, two recessions and unemployment. The ad […]
I’m sure Dove will achieve fantastic stand-out by using a 96-year-old woman for the latest stage of its “Campaign For Real Beauty”. After all, even though using larger, or “average” women failed to work for Marks & Spencer, Dove has increased sales and market share for its firming products hugely, and its Body Image Forum […]
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the value of gut instinct to evidence that narrow targeting does not work in B2B, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
From the FA unveiling a new look Three Lions to Gousto going on a hiring spree after proving marketing’s value and British Airways unveiling its recovery plan, here are some of this week’s biggest marketing stories.
The last 12 months have seen significant changes in consumer behaviour due to the pressures of Covid-19. Here are some of the most important for marketers.
As the airline launches its first TV campaign in two years, the brand says reinforcing consumer trust will be key to ensuring people choose British Airways for their first post-pandemic flight.