Former Economist Director joins DataTech start-up SBDS as VP of Sales

Former Economist Director joins DataTech start-up SBDS as VP of Sales

Leader in Data-Tech services, SBDS, announced Rupert Harrow, former advertising sales director at the Economist, has joined its London office as Vice President of Sales. Harrow will play a central role in the company’s ambitious growth plans, liaising closely with the rest of the sales team to strengthen direct brand client relationships, focusing primarily on the […]

New app launched in the UK to showcase the power of friendship

New app launched in the UK to showcase the power of friendship

Initially aimed at young people living, studying and working in London, friendrequest is the new app looking to lead the way in facilitating friendship. Addressing the challenge of forming actual friendships in a world of ‘social’ media,  friendrequest’s aim to ‘take social offline’ emphasises the non-replaceable value of real-life rendezvous, actively encouraging users to spend […]

New research by Acxiom finds automotive organisations are ‘customer data dazzled’

New research by Acxiom finds automotive organisations are ‘customer data dazzled’

Against a backdrop of the worst period since the financial crisis for new car sales, new research has revealed the UK’s automotive companies could also be limited in their ability to understand and engage their customers due to data challenges. The new findings, from marketing data and services experts Acxiom, discovered that over a third of automotive […]

Deloitte predicts UK technology, media and telecoms sector trends for 2019

Deloitte predicts UK technology, media and telecoms sector trends for 2019

The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has announced its predictions for the UK TMT sector in 2019. The news comes following the launch of the eighteenth edition of Deloitte’s TMT Predictions 2019 report. Smart Speakers: the hear and now Deloitte predicts that smart speakers – internet-connected speakers with integrated […]

Virgin Wines provides bespoke customer service with Natterbox telephony platform

Virgin Wines provides bespoke customer service with Natterbox telephony platform

Natterbox, a leading provider of global voice cloud services, announced that it is working with Virgin Wines, an online wine retailer and part of the Virgin family, to expand its personalised customer service offering and create a seamless journey for its clients. The online retailer, offering boutique and exclusive wines that its customers cannot find […]

New report by BrandContent urges brands to find their voice

New report by BrandContent urges brands to find their voice

BrandContent, award-winning content marketing agency for next generation brands, has published a new report – The Voice Search Landscape – which reveals the huge opportunity for brands to capitalise on the voice search explosion which will impact all areas of marketing.  Voted Best Small Content Agency at the International Content Marketing Awards 2018, BrandContent’s voice division […]

Big Issue launches AR technology to share stories of homelessness in the UK

Big Issue launches AR technology to share stories of homelessness in the UK

The Big Issue magazine has launched “augmented reality” technology to bring their vendors’ stories to life because the public are failing to understand the scale of homelessness in the UK. The street magazine, which was founded in 1991, believes technology will allow them to “hammer home the message” of Britain’s unprecedented homelessness issue which people […]