Train company Northern, the largest UK rail network outside London, has launched a £2 million integrated marketing campaign, spanning TV, radio, out-of-home, digital, employee engagement, PR and experiential.
The campaign is the biggest Northern has ever run and the activity reinforces its new ‘We are Northern’ positioning, highlighting the lasting memories a great day out by train can create. No other single transport provider can take you as far and wide across the North as Northern can.
Havas Media Manchester has been awarded the media planning and buying business for Staples – the global retail supply chain. The agency won the account following an international competitive pitch through Havas Media International Paris, against the account’s incumbent Carat and ZODG London.
In the run-up to May half-term and the summer holiday season VisitEngland has today launched its largest domestic marketing campaign for 2016 to promote amazing ‘moments’ that can only be experienced on a trip across Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The four-week #OMGB ‘Home of Amazing Moments’ TV, digital and print campaign, part of the UK Government’s GREAT Britain campaign, uses film and images of authentic experiences and activities shot on locations across the UK to inspire people to take a short-break at home. Agency RKCR/Y&R produced the creative for this year’s campaign.
In order to keep pace with modern consumers, the MI industry needs a fresh approach to marketing, at least according to Mark Bower, founder and CEO of www.rocksolid.agency his new venture, put together specifically to meet the rapidly evolving needs of MI brands, manufacturers and retailers.
The business boasts that it is founded by ‘passionate music fans and gear nuts’ and that every member of staff, whilst being experienced marketers, ‘is fanatical about music, music production, playing music, live music, musical instruments and music technology’.
It's more common for men to work from home than women.
There are now over 4.2 million people across the UK working from home, according to the TUC, which is up by more than 800,000 since 2005.