Consultancies look more closely at marketing themselves at the start of the year, and one method which seems to be taking off is direct mailing. Royal Mail has launched an interactive computer disk aimed at giving small and medium-sized businesses basic advice and step-by-step guidance about how to run a direct mail campaign. The disk is divided into four easy-to-follow chapters and covers all aspects of a direct mail campaign, says Lesley Tunstall, business mail development manager at Royal Mail. “The direct mail industry generates more than 15bn worth of business every year,” she says. “The disk, called A Guide to Direct Mail, makes setting up and running a successful campaign open to all businesses, no matter how small.”
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.
Cheltenham-based consultancy ArthurSteenHorneAdamson (ASHA) worked with the children’s charity on a new logo, tone of voice and branded products.