French online shoe retailer, Sarenza has appointed Essence Communications to handle its UK PR and build on its 2010 UK launch.
Speaking at PR Week's The Big Idea event last week, Macmillan Cancer Support director of external affairs Lynda Thomas said that she preferred not to use agencies on a pro bono basis. She said: 'We find we get better work out of people if we pay them.'
INQ Mobile, the company behind the 'next generation' of mobile phones, has called in Shine Communications to drive the UK launch of its much-hyped new handset.
BAA head of media Andrew Teacher is leaving at the end of this week following a restructure of the media relations team.
31 May 2011
| by Luke Blair
One of the more interesting outcomes of the current economic pressures facing the public sector has been the springing up of new organisational models based on the social enterprise idea.
Leading sponsors of FIFA, including Adidas and Coca-Cola, have distanced themselves from the organisation as FIFA president Sepp Blatter attempts to contain an ethics scandal.
PRWeek, part of the Brand Republic group, which includes Campaign, Marketing and Media Week, will introduce digital subscriptions this summer.
Brunswick continues to lead the market for FTSE 100 clients, but Finsbury now tops the league tables for clients by market cap and profitability.
Ecco, the leading footwear brand, is seeking an agency to develop a global PR strategy for its performance shoe ranges.
Silicon Valley company Neato Robotics has appointed AxiCom to handle the UK consumer launch of its XV-11 robot vacuum cleaner.