links for 2010-05-11

  • British consumers are planning to boycott BP products in response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which is threatening local wildlife and habitat. The energy company's brand reputation has been hit hard following the spill. A survey carried out for Marketing by Lightspeed Research showed that 15% of consumers intend to stop buying BP products in the aftermath of what US president Barack Obama called 'a massive and unprecedented environmental disaster'.

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