Yell, the UK telephone directory publisher, is buying US directory company TransWestern for $1.6bn (&£829m). The deal will see Yell’s US arm, Yellow Book, become the fifth-largest directory publisher in the US and means it will make half of its revenues and nearly half its profits in the US.
As Aviva kicks off a high profile brand relaunch and repositioning, group brand reputation director Raj Kumar sees a brighter future for both the company and its customer base.
Coca-Cola has revamped Coca-Cola and Diet Coke packs to bring them in line with the refreshed Coca-Cola Zero Sugar design, a continuation of its ‘One Brand’ strategy, which it describes as “integral” to its marketing approach.
M&S wants to show consumers how far it goes to ensure food is sourced ethically and responsibly, with its latest campaign based on insights gleaned from social media.
The retailer is launching Anyday, its “most affordable” own brand range of 2,400 products designed to undercut existing collections and attract a broader range of money conscious consumers.