Swift shifts in marketing spend aren’t enough to stem the Amazonian tide

After decades of trying to fill their brands’ proverbial leaky buckets — continually flooding them with new customers won through acquisition dollars instead of plugging the holes with retention spend — marketers are finally turning the tide. According to a recent Gartner survey of CMOs, marketing leaders are now allocating two-thirds […]

Is sex education in UK schools good enough? Share your thoughts

Leaflets on display at the Brook Clinic in Coleraine in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Paul McErlane for the Guardian View more sharing options Shares 8 Guardian readers Wednesday 15 February 2017 15.37 GMTLast modified on Wednesday 15 February 2017 15.38 GMT The Local Government Association has urged the government to make sex education […]

Private coaching is thriving because people think government schools aren’t good enough

Every year, thousands of young students from all over the country arrive in Kota, a city in Rajasthan, where they camp for a couple of years. Their mission: taking tuitions to clear their final examinations and cracking entrance tests in their bid to earn a coveted engineering or medical seat […]