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M&S wants new ad agency

M&S wants new ad agency

by on February 24, 2019

Marks and Spencer (M&S) is on the hunt for a creative agency to manage its clothing and home business, a blow to Grey London which has handled the retailer's combined food and non-food accounts for just two years.

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Movers and Groovers : M&S Executive Director, Customer, Marketing & Digital, Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne is ditched

by on April 18, 2018

Marks & Spencer’s Executive Director, Customer, Marketing & Digital, Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne is to leave the retailer next month as it continues its internal restructuring process to create “a family of accountable businesses”.

Bousquet-Chavanne, who joined the business in 2012, has stood down from the board today and will leave at the end of May. His departure comes as M&S decides to devolve its corporate marketing teams, which had previously reported into Bousquet-Chavanne, into the Clothing & Home and Food divisions. [more…]

Is this the best M&S Christmas ad and how did Waitrose do?

by on November 15, 2016

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Here’s this year’s Marks and Spencer Christmas advert – when Mrs M&S becomes Mrs Claus

by on November 12, 2016

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Simon Ward, CEO of Inspired Thinking Group wins the Business Entrepreneur of the Year title

Simon Ward, CEO of Inspired Thinking Group wins the Business Entrepreneur of the Year title

by on November 1, 2016

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Retail : “M&S is “starting to look terminal”  … latest results

Retail : “M&S is “starting to look terminal” … latest results

by on July 8, 2016

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New research: 81% want M&S to survive on the high street – ahead of M&S first quarter results

New research: 81% want M&S to survive on the high street – ahead of M&S first quarter results

by on July 7, 2016

SHOPPERS STILL LOVE M&S – BUT IT’S DO OR DIE FOR CLOTHING

New research shows that, no matter how iffy its financial results, Brits don’t want to see Marks & Spencer fail. Eight out ten (81%) say they want it to remain on the UK’s high streets.

This rises to 83% among women, and it seems this positive sentiment towards the UK’s most iconic high street brand is felt across all ages: 87% of those aged 55+ want M&S to stick around, as do 74% of those aged 18-24.

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They kick, they shoot, they score! Kia Motors and Vauxhall revealed as winning Euros sponsors

They kick, they shoot, they score! Kia Motors and Vauxhall revealed as winning Euros sponsors

by on June 22, 2016

Bing Ads release research revealing car companies are first to the post during the Euros this year, gaining the highest proportion of searches amongst all [more…]

Women for Women :  “How to really get into the pants and drawers of consumers” Avril Breen, Pragma Consulting

Women for Women : “How to really get into the pants and drawers of consumers” Avril Breen, Pragma Consulting

by on June 20, 2016

The UK lingerie market is up for grabs.  During the 1980s the market was dominated by Marks & Spencer, which held approximately 50% market share. However, this share has fallen to just 26% as the market place has become more fragmented and consumers’ preferences have changed.

Avril Breen, Pragma Consulting writes ...Recently, we had the privilege of speaking to Janie Schaffer, former Chief Creative Officer at Victoria’s Secret, founder of Knickerbox and renowned 'Knicker Queen' about how she thinks the market has changed and what retailers could do to gain share in this increasingly saturated space.

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