Brands could face a new sugar tax and restrictions on marketing sugary foods from January, but some are already showing the best response is to offer healthier options that research shows consumers want.
The marketing industry is coming under renewed pressure to change its tactics as a report by the Commons Health Select committee recommends the Government tackle the UK’s obesity crisis by banning the advertising of junk food during family TV shows and suggests a 20% tax on sugary drinks and sweets.
With just over three weeks to go until Christmas it is Aldi not John Lewis that has run the most effective festive campaign so far, with its agile approach and social media engagement helping it beat out rival retailers in the Christmas ad battle.
Weaker consumer confidence and an increasingly promotional environment has led Halfords to downgrade its profit expectations and seek strategies to cope with market volatility.
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The amount spent on promotions increased by 4% versus the same month last year, according to data from Kantar, as supermarkets compete to out-do each other on price in an ever-competitive environment.