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Marketing Week: Irate Don hits Shell investors

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Marketing Week: Irate Don hits Shell investors

Shell UK: Don has issued three writs and a court proceeding alleging wrongful use of retail promotion

27 Jan 1995

By Jon Rees

Shell UK dealers and institutional shareholders have received letters from sales promotion company Don Marketing accusing Shell of a cover-up involving a “flawed” promotion.

Don and Shell are involved in a long-running legal dispute, due to come to court in February. Don has issued three high court writs and county court proceedings against Shell, alleging the wrongful use of retail promotions developed by Don Marketing.

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Don Marketing, the sales promotion company in a legal dispute with Shell…

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Marketing Week 

20 January 1995

Don Marketing, the sales promotion company in a legal dispute with Shell UK, is taking an advertisement in Service Station Magazine. The ad asks for people who are concerned about the ethical conduct of Shell to join a Shell corporate conscience pressure group.

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http://www.shellnews.net/PDFs/MarketingWeek20January%201995.pdf

Marketing Week: Don Marketing, the sales promotion company in a legal dispute with Shell UK

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Marketing Week 

20 January 1995

Don Marketing, the sales promotion company in a legal dispute with Shell UK, is taking an advertisement in Service Station Magazine. The ad asks for people who are concerned about the ethical conduct of Shell to join a Shell corporate conscience pressure group.

Link to Original Article

http://www.shellnews.net/PDFs/MarketingWeek20January%201995.pdf

Incentive Today: Shell fails to block agency’s legal action

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Incentive Today

Shell fails to block agency’s legal action

January 1995

Shell, it has been claimed, has failed to block a legal action mounted against it by one of its sales promotions agencies, writes Jonathan Bracey-Gibbon. The claim was made by sales promotion agency, Don Marketing, which has issued a writ against Shell for an estimated £350,000 for allegedly using its ideas in promotions worth £lOm without permission, and in some cases, payment.

Don Marketing has alleged that, having presented Shell with a brief called Hollywood Collection, Shell went ahead with the same idea under another name, ‘Now Showing’.

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Forecourt Trader Magazine: Promotion wrangle

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Forecourt Trader Magazine: Promotion wrangle

January 1995

Forecourt Trader uncovers the background to the legal dispute between Shell (UK) Ltd and promotions company Don Marketing UK (Ltd)

A legal dispute between Don Marketing (UK) Ltd and Shell UK (Ltd) is now spilling out into the public arena following the placing of advertisements in the trade press by Don Marketing, requesting information from Shell dealers.

The following is an attempt by Forecourt Trader to uncover the facts behind the dispute – from both sides.

In total, Don Marketing has issued three High Court writs and a County Court proceeding against Shell, alleging wrongful use of retail promotions developed by Don Marketing. Shell has already settled one of the three writs out of court.

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