The retailer, which makes products from electronics to garden furniture, and the supermarket chain see the partnership as an opportunity to boost customer numbers, convenience and choice for shoppers, despite both offering general merchandise (GM) including TVs.
Integrated marketing and design agency strengthens creative and customer focus
Lick Creative, part of The Delta Group, the international visual communications specialist, has announced the expansion of three roles within the senior management team.
Group Creative Director James Hale, will take a consultancy lead across the group and Jo Wilby, Creative Director, will now lead creative strategy at the agency. Lick has also promoted Group Account Director Mark Sibborn to Client Services Director. [more…]
It was a week of departures: Jeremy Clarkson was finally ousted by the Beeb (he’s now 16/1 to stand for Ukip), Zayn Malik caused untold pain among teenage girls (and a certain amount of glee at Spotify, which capitalised from a “sadness spike”) when he announced his departure from One Direction, and ITV bosses revealed its biggest money-spinner, Downton Abbey, will go below stairs one last time.
When Tesco opened a virtual supermarket on a subway platform in South Korea, it was a revolution in grocery shopping. Now they’ve teamed up with Samsung to open a more robust version of the same concept in Seoul. The store, in Seoulleung subway station, is larger than the original platform shopping stop but shares the same premise: pictures of products are posted with QR codes underneath.
Shoppers use their smartphones to scan the QR codes of the items they want.