M&S missed a PR opportunity with Diane Abbott #Mojitogate
It would be churlish to use some good-natured train drinking to diagnose wider problems with a much-loved British institution. But why in a story about a Marks & Spencer product has the retailer been conspicuous in its absence?
And what does this say about the wider brand?
As the country basked in distinctly un-Bank Holiday weather, one word was trending on Twitter: Mojito. Images of shadow home secretary Diane Abbott illegally sinking a cold one on a TfL train were shared by The Sun and across social media. The tweet apologising for the mid-afternoon tipple has to date attracted 12,000 replies, 7,200 retweets and over 60,000 likes.
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