Whitbread, the owner of the Costa Coffee and Premier Inn brands, has named Alison Brittain, currently head of Lloyds Banking Group's retail division as its new chief executive.
Rimmel London rolls out the first ever out of home campaign for a cosmetics brand to feature on Ocean’s iconic IMAX, featuring its famous London poster girl Kate Moss.
Planned by OMD UK and Talon, with creative in house by Coty, the campaign features Rimmel London’s Wake ME Up Mascara. The IMAX has been booked alongside premium digital sites to provide huge standout and impact on the streets.
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Economic growth and rapid urbanisation are swiftly expanding the number of people in the affluent global middle classes. New research from Collinson Group reveals distinct motivations and attitudes amongst this group which go beyond traditional demographic and geographical boundaries.
Today’s affluent consumers place a higher priority on family, altruism and enriching experiences (69%) ahead of luxury products and short-term satisfaction. [more…]
Lingerie as a category is booming and Victoria's Secret is leading the way by tapping into the trends shaping the shopping habits of today's female consumers, says Louise Flett, co-founder of strategy and research unit Inkling London. [more…]
The latest BCSC/ LDC vacancy monitor has found the number of shops in UK shopping centres trading as ‘multiples’ has increased in the last year, with the data showing a rise of 1.3 per cent in the number of ‘multiples’ and a corresponding 1.3 per cent drop in the number of independent shops.