Mindshare UK reveals key trends for retail brands

Mindshare UK reveals key trends for retail brands

Mindshare UK, part of WPP, unveiled its research report, The Future of Retail CX (Customer Experience). The Mindshare Futures report identifies five key trends for the retail industry, focusing on mobile, voice, physical stores, branding and data. A key conclusion is that the store offering will become a real point of differentiation from competitors in […]

Consumer response to the iPhone launch remains underwhelming according to Future Thinking

Consumer response to the iPhone launch remains underwhelming according to Future Thinking

New research from Future Thinking has found that the consumer response to the iPhone launch remains underwhelming amid a growing backlash against smartphone evolution. 20% of British consumers said: “I don’t want a smartphone – I just want a phone that makes calls.” Only 5% said they planned to upgrade to an iPhone soon after […]

Marmite ‘TasteFace’ Takes Facial Recognition to the Next Level

Marmite ‘TasteFace’ Takes Facial Recognition to the Next Level

Marmite, Unilever’s famous spread, has launched a new digital experience that analyses your emotions whilst you taste Marmite, to discover, in real-time, whether you are likely to be born a lover or a hater. The technology has been developed by digital creative agency AnalogFolk. Visit tasteface.marmite.co.uk on your mobile and try some Marmite. TasteFace and […]

Time Out London releases limited edition video-in-print cover for Three

Time Out London releases limited edition video-in-print cover for Three

Bringing digital and print together, Time Out London readers will have a chance to stream exclusive behind the scenes footage of the cast of new Netflix show ‘Glow’ straight from the magazine’s cover. The video-in-print cover ad is one element of Time Out’s latest creative partnership as part of Three’s pioneering ‘Go Binge’ campaign. This […]

Mindshare’s Gowthaman Ragothaman: ‘Industry is at the cusp of that ‘Aha’ moment, but is not there yet’

Mindshare’s Gowthaman Ragothaman: ‘Industry is at the cusp of that ‘Aha’ moment, but is not there yet’

Mindshare is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business going forward. According to the agency, FAST is an integrated service that joins together with traditional media planning and buying services, enabling maximum efficiency in driving insights, targeting, allocating investment, activating and optimising across all media. To […]

Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band Sizzle the Cannes’ International Stage

Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band Sizzle the Cannes’ International Stage

After winning the Grand Prix in last year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, India’s first transgender band, the Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band set the stage ablaze, with their live concert during this year’s festival. Performing for an international audience encompassing some of the biggest names in entertainment, media and advertising in the […]

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

Mindshare, the global media agency of WPP, recently announced that it is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business as part of an ongoing transformation programme evolving the agency into an Adaptive Marketing organisation, to help clients do the same. We had a chance to sit […]

MarComm’s Star Parade: Meet TJ Lightwala

MarComm’s Star Parade: Meet TJ Lightwala

MarComm’s Star Parade is a series where we shine the spotlight on some of the global stars from the Marketing and Communications industry, and TJ Lightwala is a star that has been shining bright for 14-years now. According to Mindshare she brings in depth digital and product perspective and  is responsible for leading the digital platforms, developing new and relevant product […]

Mindshare Named Agency Network of the Year

Mindshare Named Agency Network of the Year

Mindshare, the global media agency network that is part of WPP, has been named the Agency Network of the Year at the Festival of Media Asia Pacific Awards 2016. The agency won 12 awards across multiple categories, markets and clients in the regional competition, and took home the most Gold trophies on the night: Best […]

Mindshare South Africa appoint Thabang Ramogase as its CEO

Mindshare South Africa appoint Thabang Ramogase as its CEO

Mindshare South Africa, the global media agency network that is part of WPP, has appointed Thabang Ramogase as its CEO. Thabang has over twenty years’ experience working in the marketing industry. He started his career at Merill Lynch, moving to companies such as the SABC, Coca-Cola, and MTN. In 2003 he founded and was the […]