Electricals sector suffers first September decline since 2003

Electricals sector suffers first September decline since 2003

UK online retail sales were up +14% year-on-year (YoY) in September, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. Although this was the third-strongest growth rate so far in 2017, there were signs of macroeconomic pressures influencing shopper behaviour. The electricals sector suffered its first negative year-on-year growth (-5.6%) for the month of […]

Relay42 builds upon growth with three new senior leadership appointments

Relay42 builds upon growth with three new senior leadership appointments

Relay42, the leading data management platform (DMP) company that empowers marketers to orchestrate customer journeys, has continued to build upon its strong business growth with three new senior leadership appointments. Mark Van Dijk will join Relay42 as Chief Operations Officer in September 2017. Van Dijk was previously CEO for iProspect Netherlands, which saw him overseeing […]

Perform Media announces new UK sales structure

Perform Media announces new UK sales structure

Perform Group, the digital sports content and media specialist, is creating a new structure for the UK sales operations of Perform Media. In a move designed to meet client needs, Perform Media is simplifying its structure to create two separate teams focusing on programmatic audience buying and on partnerships. Both teams will report into David […]

Black Friday Isn’t For Everyone – But It’s Definitely For Millennials

Black Friday Isn’t For Everyone – But It’s Definitely For Millennials

While it’s tempting for all brands and retailers to jump on the Thanksgiving shopping bandwagon, marketers need to think about their audiences to figure out how, when, or even whether to take advantage of the discount days, says the National Retail Federation. There’s no “one-size fits-all” approach for Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and […]

Adidas set for marketing blitz to kick-start sales

Adidas set for marketing blitz to kick-start sales

is forecasting marketing spend will rise this year, a trend likely to increase in 2014 as the company looks to next year’s World Cup to reverse declining sales. The sportswear maker posted a 6 per cent year-on-year drop in revenue for the three months to 30 September as falling demand in key European markets such […]

Paywalls Boost Some Newspaper Circulations

Paywalls Boost Some Newspaper Circulations

Once the preserve of a select few major metro dailies, digital paywalls have been implemented aggressively by publishers over the last year, helping boost daily circulation figures at a range of publications Yet progress was uneven at best, with many newspapers still suffering substantial declines — especially at the regional level, notes the Alliance for […]