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By COLIN GRIMSHAW, campaignlive.co.uk, Monday, 31 July 2000 12:00AM

Boots is developing an e-commerce site, provisionally dubbed Wellbeing.com, to spearhead its move to sell a broader range of goods and services online. The project - scheduled to go live in December - will be the first launch from Boots’ Internet Ventures division. Marketing

Boots is developing an e-commerce site, provisionally dubbed

Wellbeing.com, to spearhead its move to sell a broader range of goods

and services online. The project - scheduled to go live in December -

will be the first launch from Boots’ Internet Ventures division.

Marketing





London Electricity’s chief marketer Simon Carter has left the company

after five years to join recent start-up Virgin Energy as commercial

director. Carter held roles at LE including head of residential

marketing and head of retail strategy. He will work alongside Virgin

Energy sales and marketing director Gary Tubb. Marketing





Marks & Spencer will use the strapline ’exclusively for everyone’ in a

pounds 27 million ad push designed to restore the beleaguered retailer

to its former glory. The slogan will play a central part in a

television, press and poster campaign, scheduled to launch in September.

Marketing Week





Insurance giant Axa has realigned its marketing department and has

chosen not to replace marketing director Simon Rhodes, who left the

company in March. Rhodes’ role will be split between personal lines

director Lee Gladwell and commercial and intermediary lines director

Mark Cliff. Marketing





Daihatsu has lured Paul Tunnicliffe back to the company six years after

he left. Tunnicliffe joins as marketing director, replacing Frank

Gamberini, who left to set up a marketing agency. Since leaving

Daihatsu, Tunnicliffe has been working as a consultant at specialist

automotive agencies. Marketing Week





Buzz, the low-cost airline launched by KLM at the start of the year, has

appointed a head of sales and marketing to develop the brand in the UK

and on the Continent. Adam Harris joins as UK head, responsible for

outbound sales and UK marketing and PR activity. He was previously

senior brand manager for Tango at Britvic Soft Drinks, where he worked

on the launch of Cherry Tango and the Tango megaphone promotion.

Marketing





Lloyds TSB has promoted its below-the-line marketing chief David Lewis

to take over from customer segment director Graham Pilkington, who

resigned two weeks ago. Lewis’s new role is the most senior marketing

position at the bank after group marketing chief Ford Ennals. Marketing

Week





IPC Media has drafted in Capital Radio’s top marketer to be its first

marketing director and give its Music & Sport division a new image.

Vijay Solanki, who has been with Capital since March 1999, will take

charge of a portfolio of six titles. He will start at the end of the

summer, reporting to Philippa Brown, IPC Media’s group marketing

director. Marketing





Fiat’s UK marketing director has left the company to head Land Rover in

Italy. Enrico Atanasio has defected to the Ford-owned luxury marque

after less than a year in his job. His departure leaves Fiat without a

marketing chief. Marketing Week





Troubled supermarket chain Kwik Save is fighting against declining sales

with a brand revamp and price cuts. Kwik Save has hired Design House to

give the company a new look - including a redesign of its own-label

products - that will roll out across its 750 stores from August.

Marketing.



This article was first published on campaignlive.co.uk

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