Asda, Tesco and Sainsbury’s will compete on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day for shoppers’ wallets, while the major supermarkets try to outdo each other with ambitious job-creation plans for 2012.
British Airways owner IAG has won out against Virgin Atlantic and has agreed to buy BMI from Lufthansa for £172.5m and could now sell off the airline’s regional and low cost off-shoot brands.
Mark Jaffe has left his role as marketing director at Associated British Foods-owned ethnic food supplier, Westmill Foods.
British Gas commercial director Rick Vlemmiks is leaving the company after just 18 months in the role.
Global Radio has promoted Gareth Andrews to the newly created role of group programme co-ordinator.
Lisa Kerr is leaving her role as director of strategy at RadioCentre after 18 months to establish her own consultancy business.
Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R is set to lose Simon Labbett and David Gamble, creative directors from the group’s digital shop, Saint, in the new year.