17 Aug 2001
TECHNOLOGY: E-commerce PR agency, Lynx PR has landed two new
clients: Leeds-based data management company Blue Edge Software, and the
Newcastle-based internet server farm, The-Web-Works. Leeds-based Lynx MD
Martin Howell will oversee the accounts.
22 Feb 2001
Barclaycard is seeking a consumer marketing director for its online financial service iMoney.co.uk, set to launch this summer. James Davison, previously managing director of e-commerce for Barclaycard, becomes chief executive of the service, which allows customers to compare and buy financial products...
15 Feb 2001
Online home buying service Assertahome.com has sponsored Channel 4 s prime-time home buying programme, Location, Location, Location, in a deal worth pounds 250,000. The sponsorship uses the strapline Address the stress and runs from February 21 for seven weeks.
01 Feb 2001
Totaljourney, an online travel planning and booking service, has appointed McCann-Erickson to handle a pounds 6m advertising and integrated communications campaign after a three-way pitch against TBWA, Tequila and WWAV Rapp Collins. Totaljourney is a joint venture between FirstGroup and Railtrack.
11 Jan 2001
months supported by radio, press, poster and taxi advertising. The company has a pounds 10m budget for...three months supported by radio, press, poster and taxi advertising. The company has a pounds 10m budget ...
04 Jan 2001
Sportinglife.com is extending its multi-media content with an eight-hour-a-day radio show, provided by Sports Media Broadcasting, and sports video news footage provided by SNTVi. The services will combine with sportinglife.com s existing content to create a multi-media sports news and information service.
21 Dec 2000
The Body Shop is combining its e-commerce operations with its existing retail and mail-order businesses after ending a partnership with Softbank Technology Ventures. The Body Shop will buy specific assets of the jointly owned company, The Body Shop Digital, paying either dollars 6m in cash or through...
23 Nov 2000
United News s new media division, Xilerate, is to close its holiday web site, uTravel.co.uk, after just over a year. The company blamed extremely competitive conditions in the B2C travel market for the closure of the site, which originally launched in August 1999. A spokesman for the company said...
16 Nov 2000
Wowgo, the Unilever-backed web site for teens, has closed following Unilever's decision to pull out of the business. The management team is hoping to sell the business, but has ceased trading and dismissed its staff with no notice period. The site provided Unilever with a medium for targeting teenage...
09 Nov 2000
Work24, the business portal joint venture of Scottish Power and The Royal Bank of Scotland, has hired Simon Ward as its first marketing director. Ward joins from UNIT26.com, a London-based online contemporary art business.