Sunday, October 21, 2018
John Lewis rebrand

John Lewis and Waitrose add “& Partners” as part of rebrand

John Lewis and Waitrose have unveiled a rebrand that sees the retailers add "& Partners" to their business names.

Nike South Africa stores shut in second race controversy this week

Nike has caused major controversy in South Africa after a video of an employee’s husband making racist comments went viral.

Nike accused of promoting gang culture over balaclava advert

Nike has sparked controversy after it was accused of stereotyping black youths involved in violent gang culture.
sports direct ad

Sports Direct boots ad banned over “misleading” prices

Sports Direct has been ordered to make its delivery charges clearer to online customers after one of its ads was banned.

Facebook introduces AR adverts in Messenger

Facebook has announced the launch of an augmented reality (AR) feature for its Messenger app.

Argos slammed by ASA over “free” addons

Argos has been taken to task by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after it advertised addons as “free”.
Free Delivery

ASA slams retailers for “misleading” free delivery ads

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has slammed retailers making “misleading” free delivery claims imposing strict rules.

Marketing: What happens when it goes wrong?

Marketing mistakes are nothing new, and it's plain to see that even huge retailers can still slip up.

Advertising watchdog slams Amazon over 4 “misleading” ads

Four adverts on Amazon have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over “misleading” savings claims.

Boots voted top brand among women despite contraceptive pill scandal

Boots has been voted the UK’s top brand among women, overtaking last year’s winner Marks & Spencer.

Feature Resource

What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...