July was a strange month, and yet very typical of this time of the year. I returned to my teaching and managerial responsibilities following the end of the sabbatical (including an office move), attended the Academy of Marketing Conference in Ireland, and had annual leave. My #5pm pictures tell a great story about this … Continue reading July 2015 round-up
What do RyanAir, Aldi, Ikea, H&M and Amazon have in common? According to Kenny Jacobs, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at RyanAir, these are all brands that appeal to customers because they allow them to spend money smartly. It is less about “The brand is cheap. The customers are skint”. More about “The brand is … Continue reading RyanAir CMO says: It’s not cheap. It’s smart.
Well, well, well. MarketingWeek reported that Ryanair, the (in)famous low cost airline often criticised for appalling customer service, is recruiting a Marketing Director. The job advert specifies that the post holder will be in charge of promoting the company’s safety, customer service and low fare messages. Yes, that’s right: customer service. Maybe O’Leary is reading … Continue reading Even Ryanair needs to do something about customer service