After “days of talks with its bankers” German
retailer Quelle has begun to receive the first
payments of its €50 million government-guaranteed loan
allowing it to continue trading, writes Deutsche Welle.
The Times profiles Robert Keitch, the new
head of the DMA. He doesn’t come across as especially
sympathetic to consumers’ concerns about privacy–but then
again, The Times doesn’t come across as especially sympathetic
to direct marketers either.
Celebrating 10 years in business this week is Scottish mail
order firm Blackface Meat Company. The
The Dumfries and Galloway Standard reports.
Richard Chapple joins The Hut Group as
commercial director. He formerly managed the marketing team at
entertainment etailer Play.com.