An executive had to get rid of one member of his staff. He couldn't decide between Mary and Jack: both had equal seniority and qualifications. Unable to choose, he finally decided that whoever used the water fountain first would be let go.
Tesco is having a second stab at the US market, announcing plans yesterday to open the first franchise stores of its clothing business F&F @FandFclothing across the pond.
The move comes just seven months after Tesco backed out of its Fresh & Easy venture in the US, booking a £1bn writedown on the move after attempts to take on US retail giants like Walmart failed.
The husband exposes his knotted and twisted feet. He explains, "I had tolio as a child." [more…]
Marketing News ... F&C Investments, has appointed direct response and relationship marketing agency WDMP (@curiousWDMP) to create a direct response campaign aiming to maximise funds deposited and customer return on investment through its ISA products before the tax year end on 5th April.
F&C chose WDMP to create the campaign as a result of the strategic approach that the agency developed, using a strong data segmentation strategy to identify the most effective targets on its database. Data forms the foundation of the campaign, which delivers personalised, relevant and impactful communications to the different behavioural and lifestyle groups identified. [more…]
The market for menswear has long been considered the poor relation of womenswear, accounting for a mere third of the total UK annual clothing spend of over £30bn.