News Bulletin

05.12.14

Lauren Bennett

Senior Research Executive

This week Etsy hits the high street and Chandon is full of the festive spirit. These stories and more in our news bulletin…

COGS OF INDUSTRY

Etsy is looking to bridge the gap between digital and physical by partnering with stores to host its range of unique, independently created pieces. Is this the strategy digital retailers should adopt to future-proof success?

Etsy gets physical

LETTER FROM AMERICA

On its Twitter feed, Budweiser’s denied truth in any press suggesting the brand will abandon its long-standing Clydesdale horses for an icon more relevant for Millennials. “Don’t believe everything that trends. The Budweiser #Clydesdales aren’t going anywhere”.

Bud holds its horses

PRETTY PACKAGING

Chandon has got its glad rags on for the party season with this ‘Pour on the fun!’ design by BufferlyCannon. It’s limited edition, so if you’re feeling festive hurry out and grab one now!

Chandon brings the sparkle

AND FINALLY

This week we learnt that a food suff has been allocated to each day of the year, making it National Day Of… Strangely, Christmas Day is National Pumpkin Pie Day? But perhaps more suitably, 31st December is National Champagne Day.

Ahh Christmas Day aka National Pumpkin Pie Day

NAME THAT BRAND

Did you get last week’s NTB? If not, here’s the answer. Why not send us a tweet if you know the answer to this one?

NTB

And then, if you fancy the challenge, play the full game right here.