Europe’s top FMCG product innovations in 2020: Twinings, McCain and Mars top list

Twinings, McCain and Mars are among the top FMCG product innovators in the UK, with Brits proving they are more adventurous in sampling brand new products than the rest of Europe, according to new research.

Brand reputation post-COVID-19: Brits plan future shopping based on retailers’ response

Nearly half (45%) of UK adults plan to buy from certain brands and retailers less in the future specifically because of how those companies have responded to the current pandemic, with Sports Direct and Wetherspoons suffering as Tesco grows in favourability, according to new research.

Marketing budgets drop at fastest rate since last recession amid Covid-19 crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has led to cuts to all forms of marketing activity in the UK, dropping 6.1% overall, but marketers are being urged to think twice before pulling spend, according to the latest IPA Bellwether report.

UK online adspend ‘now accounts for 3 in every 5 pounds spent’

UK adspend rose 5.6% year-on-year to reach £5.97bn in Q3 2019, 0.8 percentage points ahead of forecast, according to new research Warc and the Ad Association.

UK marketing budgets see ‘modest growth’ with year of Brexit uncertainty ahead

The fourth quarter of 2019 saw UK marketing budgets saw a small return to growth after a stagnant period, according to new data.