Pret A Manger is set to open its first standalone vegetarian store following positive feedback from customers showing an interest in cafes serving only non-meat options. Branded ‘Pret’s Little Veggie Pop-up’, the site will open in Soho in June for a month only, with Pret’s chief marketing officer Mark Palmer admitting that “more could follow”.
With the daily lunch trip to Pret A Manger now as common to some Londoners as riding the tube, the premium brand is moving beyond lunch with its new Good Evenings concept to bring in the city’s evening diners and is looking to expand its international operations.
The soft drinks industry has to adapt and change to produce a more healthy portfolio while allowing customers to make their own decisions, according to the British Soft Drinks Assocation’s president Peter Harding.
Michael Inpong has been at Müller since 2012 and has played a leading role in driving growth and the brand’s sports marketing strategy.
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Having started her career in telecoms working for T-Mobile, Virgin Media and Apple, Anisha Patel is now head of marketing at property firm GPE, and while she may have switched sectors she has stayed true to a commitment to making life easier for customers.
GSK Consumer Healthcare’s CMO Tamara Rogers believes there are “too many” siloes within organisations today, as she works on building collaborative and agile teams.