The Union has been appointed to handle the launch of Project Scotland, a joint venture developed by the Scottish Executive and private and voluntary sectors to get young people involved in the community.
Alberto Culver is launching a five-strong range of hair styling products aimed at women, called Air Style, under its VO5 brand. The range, to be launched next spring, will be supported with a print campaign.
Royal Mail is increasing the price of a first-class stamp by 2p to 30p from April next year. The increase is designed to prepare the organisation for open competition in 2006.
Barrett Cernis has been appointed to develop a UK tailored creative concept for cruise line Princess Cruises.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From getting young people interested in a marketing career to the need to balance brand and performance, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
Nike pointed to direct sales increasing 28% to $4.7bn (£3.4bn) and a rise in online sales, as proof of its digital strategy is working, as it aims to be a 40% digital business by 2025.
New CMO Ben Carter has launched the online estate agency’s biggest brand campaign in five years, fronted by TV personality and comedian Mo Gilligan.
Consumer confidence has dropped due to concerns about rising tax, food and fuel prices, while the end of the furlough scheme means consumers are “slamming on the breaks” in anticipation of economic hardships.