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Contactless payments milestone for Barclaycard

by on August 24, 2012

New research from Barclaycard reveals that the contactless payment symbol is now recognised by the vast majority of Brits. Over 80% of the public – almost double the figure from a year ago – can identify the contactless symbol, with people in London and the North West the quickest to adopt the new way to pay[1].

The research highlights a huge shift in consumer spending preference, with a remarkable 61% of people saying they preferred using cards over cash to buy items up to £20.

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First voucher provider to use facebook as a direct selling platform / Clareville Communications

by on August 24, 2012

The UK’s largest garden gift voucher scheme – National Garden Gift Vouchers - is the first voucher provider to use facebook as a direct selling platform.   Their newly launched facebook e-commerce operation forms part of an integrated social media programme that is a key element of National Garden Gift Vouchers’ 50th Anniversary marketing activity.

It is envisaged that Facebook will provide incremental sales that will complement an already established and successful retail network of over 2,000 outlets that includes major stores such as Homebase, nursery and garden centre groups and independent garden centres and nurseries.

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Festive gifts from Senator

by on August 24, 2012

A brand new range of products that are perfect for the gifting season is now available from Senator, the leading manufacturer of promotional writing instruments and the niche rou bill-branded family of mugs, and the exclusive promotional partner for the premium LAMY range of pens.

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Barclay Meade strengthens its Solent team with six new appointments

by on August 23, 2012

Barclay Meade, part of the Matchtech Group, has bolstered its Solent team with the appointments of Ian Butler, Craig Mincher, Lindsey Fraser, Alex Day, Tom Willoughby, Jade McDermott. Ian and Craig will be working within our sales team where they will be reporting to Sales Manager – Alan Betteridge. Their focus will be recruiting mid-senior level sales, bids and customer service professionals across into a variety of industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Defence and IT.

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NeoMedia licenses mobile barcode patents to Microsoft

by on August 23, 2012

NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NEOM), pioneers in the mobile barcode industry, today announced that it has granted Microsoft a worldwide, non-exclusive, license to NeoMedia’s patent portfolio.

NeoMedia’s IP portfolio, consisting of over 74 patents awarded and pending worldwide, encompasses many mobile barcode implementations used widely across the industry.

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Natural Balance Foods invites consumers to ‘Get Your Smoosh On’

by on August 23, 2012

Natural Balance Foods, manufacturer of the wholefood brand Nākd, has released details of an exciting new advertising campaign, due to launch in September 2012. Entitled ‘Get Your Smoosh On’, the campaign will focus on Nākd flavours Berry Delight and Cocoa Orange, whilst still featuring its full thirteen bar range that includes new variants Caffé Mocha and Rhubarb & Custard, as well as the four Nākd Oatie Bars.

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Festive promotional prizes from Protravel

by on August 23, 2012

Protravel, the UK’s leading provider of travel rewards, incentives and prizes, has created a series of prizes that are perfect for brands looking to bring some Christmas cheer to their promotions and stand out during this most competitive season when advertising increases, prices are slashed and special offers are launched almost daily.

These include:

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Socialbakers reveals lower check-in rates for Starbucks versus Costa

by on August 22, 2012

Today Socialbakers, the leading social media analytics company, revealed that despite Starbucks having eight times the number of central London outlets, the chain secures less Facebook check-ins on average than rival coffee group Costa.

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National Elf Service calls up Whoosh PR

by on August 22, 2012

Minervation is a ground breaking design, technology and social media consultancy specialised in producing highly-relevant evidence-based healthcare information.

This innovative healthcare expert combines superior design skills with specialist content creation, and has developed websites and online content for leading charities, public sector organisations, academic groups and commercial clients since 2002. ‘National Elf Service

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Performance Horizon Group partners with iProsperMedia

by on August 22, 2012

Performance Horizon Group (PHG), a leading provider of performance marketing technology, has been appointed by full service performance-based digital agency iProsperMedia to effectively manage its clients’ affiliates.

iProsperMedia, a London-based digital agency that specialises in the promotion and marketing of savings and investment products, will be working with PHG to bolster its offering to a number of its clients

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