The Consumer Goods Forum is hosting a series of Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) events, which will enable delegates to hear best practice from senior food safety experts. Register and find more information as well as the programme updates by
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Sainsbury’s has launched a food and drink channel on MSN UK, Microsoft’s portal. The channel is focused on food ideas and recipes and is said to be the first channel of its kind to be hosted on the sitel. Under
Spar International has launched a website dedicated to football in the run up to the World Cup. The microsite will highlight special offers for consumers and provides tips on food and drink solutions for those watching the World Cup and
Research firm Mintel is expanding its services to include online advertising tracking. The new service will monitor the top 4,000 US websites across nine* industry sectors, scanning them for new advertisements twice daily. Mintel Comperemedia clients will be able to
Leading premium lifestyle brand Tommy Hilfiger, one of the largest designer apparel brands globally, has signed a five-year contract with BT to provide a video conferencing solution which includes the industry’s first virtual fitting rooms. Jointly developed with TANDBERG, now
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2010 takes place in London, June 23–25. CEOs from Carrefour, The Coca-Cola Company, Unilever, Tesco, Delhaize and Néstle will be at the event and sharing their vision for the future of the global food and drink industry.
Several new national partners have been confirmed in the line-up of retailers participating in the Barclaycard Freedom reward scheme when it goes live today, 17 March. Claimed to be the broadest retail rewards scheme in the UK, brands including Shell,
Barclaycard Freedom, claimed to one of the broadest rewards schemes in the UK, launches today with over eight million Barclaycard cardholders able to earn reward money for using their Barclaycard to buy goods and services in participating outlets. Barclaycard has
Young adults, men, and high-income earners are most likely to use social media for insurance research and communication, according to a new survey from Mintel Comperemedia, which provides direct marketing competitive intelligence. Researchers asked survey respondents where they last researched
The Consumer Goods Forum IT Conference will reveal how today’s IT leaders are managing their business in a tough economic environment. Hosted in Vienna, Austria, 21-23 April 2010, the event will show how IT professionals are developing new technologies and
The European Interactive Advertising Association (EIAA), a pan-European trade organisation for sellers of interactive media and technology providers, has set up a group to develop consumer and market insight and is expanding its study of media consumption, Mediascope Europe. The
Barclaycard is launching a loyalty card scheme in March, which it claims will be the broadest retail rewards programme in the UK. Barclaycard Freedom will be available to over eight million cardholders who will be able to earn rewards in
Food & Drink Expo, held in tandem with seven related trade shows, takes place 21-24 March 2010 at the NEC, Birmingham. The show plays host to over 600 suppliers including speciality and regional suppliers from the UK and 25 countries.
Retailers are poised to benefit from faster customer service and better stock control with the introduction of a new bar code in 2014. The new GS1 DataBar bar code will be used throughout the retail sector. GS1 UK, a not-for-profit