Despite analysts roundly predicting Christmas woes for each of the major supermarkets, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Morrisons have all performed ahead of City expectations. But if the ‘big four’ are starting to turn the corner, is marketing really driving their resurgence?
Sainsbury’s and Morrisons have rejected claims that a focus on price cuts will lessen quality perception, with both claiming that a mix of premium quality and competitive pricing is key to revival.
The latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel published today (17 November) show that Aldi and Lidl have grabbed a 10% share of the British grocery market for the first time, their combined score doubling over the last three years.
Marketing Week reveals the top 10 marketers in media and telecoms, part of our Top 100 Most Effective Marketers, sponsored by Salesforce.
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 revealing the Top 100 most effective marketers to gaining lessons from brands undergoing an IPO, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
The high street retailer is introducing an advertising offering for brands, spanning campaign planning, creative development and measurement, a move CMO Pete Markey describes as “central” to the Boots marketing strategy.
Marketing Week reveals the top 10 marketers in general retail, part of our Top 100 Most Effective Marketers, sponsored by Salesforce.