Retailers such as Tesco, New Look, Currys and French Connection will offer up to 50 per cent off fashion and electricals this weekend as figures from PricewaterhouseCoopers show that average prices at non-food retailers dropped by 42 per cent this week.
Virgin Galactic’s commercial director talks about marketing the inaugural flight, the importance of partnership deals and it is accepting Bitcoins.
Facebook is making a play directly for marketers’ TV budgets, according to a leaked presentation for its user-initiated video ad units, which claims “TV is no longer a guaranteed way to reach and engage your target audience”.
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 P&G’s improvement in marketing effectiveness to the rise in investment for market research, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
While more than a third of marketers expect to see new hires over the next three months, expansion plans have begun to tail off since hitting a peak last year.
Targeting some “fairly lofty growth aspirations” in 2022, Volvo plans to use its “marketing machine” to attract a new generation of customers.
Rising inflation and energy price increases have dampened consumers’ confidence in January, but marketers are warned to “hold firm”.