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Agile start-ups are subverting the grocery aisles – older brands must learn their tricks to stay ahead of them, says Sam Bannister of Brass Agency

Heritage Brands: Staying Relevant Amongst the Cool New Challengers

Agile start-ups are subverting the grocery aisles – older brands must learn their tricks to stay ahead of them, says Sam Bannister of Brass Agency You only have to...

Gen Z accepts ads, but will ignore the ones that don’t deliver tangible value, says Vaughan Edmonds at global brand experience agency Sense. Image: Elijah O'Donnell, Unsplash

“Senator, we run ads”: why Generation Z offers brands a reason to be optimistic

Generation Z accepts ads, but will ignore the ones that don’t deliver tangible value, says Vaughan Edmonds at global brand experience agency Sense. It’s 10 April...

On-pack promotions are still an important part of the marketing mix despite the rise of online shopping, with new research finding that most consumers (66%) said promotions make brands more attractive. However, consumers also want the convenience which new technology can add to promotions, including recent developments such as online receipt validation.

Consumers still like on-pack promotions, but want extra convenience digital brings

On-pack promotions are still an important part of the marketing mix despite the rise of online shopping, with new research finding that most consumers (66%) said...

Regulations governing how social media influencers advertise products online are confusing and unclear, with the UK public overwhelmingly believing the system should be more transparent, new research reveals.

UK public wants rules on social influencers tightened up

Regulations governing how social media influencers advertise products online are confusing and unclear, with the UK public overwhelmingly believing the system should be...

Independent shopper insights consultancy Shoppercentric has published its Shopper Stock Take Index for a third year, which reveals that 41% of consumers use store loyalty cards ‘a lot’ and 47% use them ‘occasionally’. Only 1% of survey respondents said they had never heard of loyalty cards.

Shoppercentric research: in tough times, consumers favour loyalty cards

Independent shopper insights consultancy Shoppercentric has published its Shopper Stock Take Index for a third year, which reveals that 41% of consumers use store...

More than half (58%) of consumers aged 25 to 34 say they’d be likely to spend more money on a brand’s products and services if they were part of its community, according to research from content agency Dialogue.

Millennials “would spend more” if part of a brand’s community

More than half (58%) of consumers aged 25 to 34 say they’d be likely to spend more money on a brand’s products and services if they were part of its community,...

Brands need to prove they’re Mr. Right, rather than just another Tinder guy, or risk ruining their already fragile relationship with the increasingly sceptical consumer, says Francesca Zedde from Sense

Marketers: don’t fall into the Tinder trap

Brands need to prove they’re Mr. Right, rather than just another Tinder guy, or risk ruining their already fragile relationship with the increasingly sceptical...

Citizenme, a service which aims to give people control of their digital information, has launced an app which offers cash rewards from brands for data.

Citizenme lets people control data

Citizenme, a service which aims to put people back in control of their digital information, has announced the availability of its new mobile app which offers cash...

Pitching secrets: found in a bowl of chilli

Pitching is like a bowl of Chilli

Well if “Life is a box of chocolates” as Forest Gump said, then it’s amazing how similar pitching for new business resembles making a bowl of chilli!...

UK shoppers saved £3.3bn over the last year by using coupons and vouchers, based on new consumer research released by Valassis Limited.

Coupons save UK consumers £3.3bn says Valassis

UK shoppers saved £3.3bn over the last year by using coupons and vouchers, based on new consumer research released by Valassis Limited, the UK’s largest coupon and...