Mindshare and Unilever dominate Mobile Marketing in 2017, according to Lovely Mobile News

Mindshare and Unilever dominate Mobile Marketing in 2017, according to Lovely Mobile News

Mindshare and Unilever were the most successful agency and brand in the Mobile Marketing sector in 2017. That, according to the recently published Lovely Mobile News Report, Rankings & Awards. Researched, conducted and calculated by Lovely Mobile News, the report is a year-long analysis that also includes the performance of various projects, agencies and brands in the […]

Cashing in on the cute factor; is a ‘Puggerfly’ a step too far?

Cashing in on the cute factor; is a ‘Puggerfly’ a step too far?

 Brands and marketing execs are coming under fire for using animals in advertising, particularly fashionable flat-faced dogs like Pugs, Frenchies and English Bulldogs. Heinz, Costa, Comic Relief, HSBC and most recently Three UK with their Snapchat ‘Puggerfly’ have attracted criticism for using these breeds in their ad campaigns. Many claim they’re adding to the […]

How to achieve balance and purpose in our industry

How to achieve balance and purpose in our industry

As marketers we draw inspiration from the world around us – whether it’s a place, object or person. This guidance from others is important for us to learn, improve and succeed in the workplace, but what is often overlooked is the role our mental health and wellbeing plays in our career development. A recent survey […]

The FAB Awards… Food (and Beverage) For Thought

The FAB Awards… Food (and Beverage) For Thought

Recently I was given the opportunity to take on a new role at GSK HQ in London. Living here again after 15 years my first impression is that not much seems to have changed – great curries, crammed Underground, pre-occupation with the royal family, lengthy and repeated discussions on the weather (remains a national pastime) […]

The FAB Awards Mark their 20th Anniversary with a Day of FABulous Celebrations

The FAB Awards Mark their 20th Anniversary with a Day of FABulous Celebrations

Celebrating their 20th edition, The FAB Awards treated their attendees to a day bursting with glitz, glamour, creativity and of course food and beverage! The beautiful and exclusive Hurlingham Club in London, was once again the stage for The FAB Awards Ceremony, where guests were spoilt with cocktails, a delectable three-course dinner and an award or […]

Retail evolution not extinction, says Gekko’s Daniel Todaro

Retail evolution not extinction, says Gekko’s Daniel Todaro

A ‘seamless customer experience’ appears to be the current obsession for retailers – mobile, desktop, in-app – a preoccupation with working out what customers want, even before they do and they’re getting pretty good at it.  But Bricks and Mortar retailers have the added pressure of the in-store customer experience and this is where it’s […]