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From bust ups with Sir Philip Green to defending Sir Fred ‘the Shred’ Goodwin’s bonus, straight-talking Lord Paul Myners is not afraid of confrontation and is likely to unleash some fiery energy into the Co-operative’s reform as it new senior non-executive director.
Christmas adverts 2013
The Fragrance Shop has launched its first TV marketing campaign after securing a deal to sponsor seven digital channels.
Bargain Booze launched its comic Christmas TV ad campaign last night which is focused on popular festive party food, scotch eggs.
Which retail campaigns hit the right note and which need a rethink? Rebecca Thomson gets the views of two advertising experts and assesses social media reaction to some of this year’s Christmas ads.
Latest Christmas news
Waitrose sales edged up 0.8% in the week ending December 7.
Today is expected to be the busiest online shopping day of the year, as retailers brace themselves for Cyber Monday.
JD Sports Fashion has recorded a rise in third-quarter like-for-like sales across its fashion and sportswear fascias.
Dixons expects to sell one million tablets this festive season as the electricals specialist braces itself for an explosion of online deliveries over Christmas.
Retail news round-up November 26, 2013: Tesco losing market share in Ireland, Asos non-executive director departs and small and medium online retailers to cut prices for Christmas
Late last month I was asked to present to a German company on the latest retail trends and developments from around the world.
Nothing says it’s nearly Christmas like settling down in front of a roaring fire, switching on the telly and watching minor celebrities getting covered in cockroaches.
The triennial store fest that is EuroShop is almost upon us once more. John Ryan reports on the must-sees of this event.
Christmas is no longer just a time for giving. It’s also a time for adverts, Sales, and increasingly, innovation. Rebecca Thomson charts some of the best ideas to emerge in the past two months