Take That, The Spice Girls, The Rolling Stones – yep, there’s no place quite like the Music industry for a good old fashioned comeback. Did you know the phrase “Ol’ Blue Eyes Is Back” was created for a Frank Sinatra comeback in the early 70s, even though he’d never been known as ‘Blue Eyes’ in his entire career? Well done that PR man. And if The Stone Roses was THE music comeback of 2012, what am I bid for Myspace repeating the trick in 2013? Read more on Myspace will be the musical comeback of 2013…
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- The future of the web... by the man who invented itThe father of the world wide web talks to Maisie McCabe about the threats posed by artificial intelligence, our relationship with data and how media outlets and advertisers should use the web.
- Tesco replaces rage-inducing 'Unexpected item in bagging area' voiceTesco has admitted that its self-service checkouts might be causing customers "frustration", and has installed a less aggravating voice on its machines.
- The cost of marketing Microsoft's Windows 10 as 'free'Microsoft has released its latest operating system, Windows 10, with a curious lack of fanfare.
- John Smith's launches limited edition batch of ale into spaceTo create a pint that is truly "out of this world" beer brand John Smith's has launched a limited edition run of ale into space.
- Collaborate or die: the industry is hurtling towards a digital crashIn a fast-moving, highly exciting medium how is it that there is no consensus of how to measure anything digitally? asks Jim Freeman, group sales and trading director at Telegraph Media Group.
- Facebook’s Q2 2015 financial resultsDonal Kane, head of product at Axonix – Telefonica’s mobile ad business – explains why Facebook’s anticipated Q2 earnings reveals the brand’s continued focus on driving revenues and growth around mobile engagement. Read more on Facebook’s Q2 2015 financial results…
- Vlog: Blippar on world domination via augmented realityThe Wall had the chance to speak to Ambarish Mitra, chief executive of mobile augmented reality tech app Blippar, about the future possibilities for brands working with the company. In the past 12 months, Blippar has worked with a number of brand heavyweights on home soil including Heineken on its latest sustainability campaign called Legendary 7, insurance […]
- Streams of consciousnessCorporate marketing has finally reached the video age. Everyone, it seems, is either streaming video content or believing that some time soon they really should be. In 2013, a Nielson study revealed that almost two thirds of brand marketers (64%) expect video to become the central plank of their marketing strategies in the years to […]
- The Daily Poke: Where are u from?Provenance is increasingly more important than price for food and drink brands. We know consumers pay a premium for authenticity and transparency, with phrases such as ‘made in’, ‘made by’ and ‘made since’ becoming shorthand for quality, heritage, and a sustainable ethos. Read more on The Daily Poke: Where are u from?…
- ‘Buy It Now': But what are brands buying?The last month has seen the rise of the ‘buy’ button, signalling that the face of online retail has changed significantly. Facebook, Google and Pinterest have all begun testing new e-commerce features that are set to make the most of the ‘I want it now’ economy. However, each new button offers a different consumer experience […]
- Five reasons why fashion e-commerce has a bright future – part twoIn the previous post we explored two trends around fashion e-commerce. On top of the rise in investor confidence and smart technologies enhancing virtual fitting, the following three trends further validate the progress in fashion e-commerce. Read more on Five reasons why fashion e-commerce has a bright future – part two…