Making the jump(suit) – B2B social media lessons from Marks & Spencer

This summer, Marks & Spencer cleverly used social media to successfully launch its new navy polkadot jumpsuit. M&S used carefully selected influencers on Instagram to showcase the new jumpsuit, creating anticipation and excitement about the launch. And it worked. Using only social media promotion, the new ‘must-have’ piece sold out nationwide within 24 hours and […]

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Team fundraising update

This year we are raising money for Katherine House Hospice, our chosen charity for 2018, and we’ve been busy fundraising. July started with a team of four enthusiastic (but slightly tired) ‘CubanEighters’ embarking on a 10 mile walk around Banbury … at midnight! The event is run by Katherine House Hospice, and this is their […]

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Messing about on the river for the CubanEight away day

Last week the team embraced the sunshine and headed off on our Summer team away day. The morning started with us taking in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside in kayaks along the Oxford Canal and part of the River Cherwell. In teams of two or three we made our way along the canal working together to […]

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The millennial moment

The media (and its audience) love a demographic, and it’s really interesting to see how traditional media refers to millennials vs baby boomers. I am a millennial (just) and to be honest I am over reading about avocados and millennial pink (although, full disclosure, I do love both). There was a really interesting article in […]

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Meet Office Manager Cat Rees

The CubanEight office is managed by Cat, who ensures everything runs smoothly (and that coffee is ordered every week). Read more about her here: What is your role at CubanEight? Office Manger How long have you been with CubanEight? I joined CubanEight in September 2015 What is your favourite thing about PR? The variety of the work When […]

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Meet Associate Director Heather Power

As we continue #mayweintroduceourselves, meet Heather: What is your role at CubanEight? Associate Director How long have you been with CubanEight? Two years What is your favourite thing about PR? I can’t narrow it down to just one favourite thing. The combination of creativity and making a commercial difference to our clients’ businesses; the fantastic team spirit of […]

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Meet Senior Account Executive Shannon Tweed

As we continue with #mayweintroduceourselves this month, meet Shannon: What is your role at CubanEight? Senior Account Executive How long have you been with CubanEight? One year this May – it’s come around really quickly but you know what they say about having fun… What is your favourite thing about PR? Looking for the potential to change the […]

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The CubanEight Royal Bake Sale

Yesterday we hosted our second annual CubanEight charity bake sale. This year we are raising money for Katherine House Hospice which support for people facing life-limiting illnesses. Katherine House cares for up to 300 people at a time in its hospice, in hospital and in people’s homes, and also supports families and carers affected by […]

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