12 Dec 1997
| by JULIETTE GARSIDE
Jeff Raleigh, a senior consultant in corporate communications at
Hill and Knowlton is to launch the US arm of the agency s web design
division, Netcoms. It will be run from H s San Francisco office.
Netcoms clients include Schweppes, Shell and Roche. Netcoms chairman
Anthony Burgess-Webb said applying...
12 Dec 1997
| by ROBERT GRAY
Many public relations consultancies based in the Home Counties,
from Kent and Surrey to Berkshire and Oxfordshire - but based just
outside London - would take great exception to hearing themselves
described as regional businesses. That tag, they might assert
sniffily, belongs to agencies located in...
14 Nov 1997
| by KAREN DEMPSEY and STEVE JOHN
The recent disagreement between the US and Europe over the dollars
2 billion investment to develop the South Pars gas field off Iran by the
French energy group Total, highlights the political risk inherent in
foreign investment decisions. While professional political risk analysis
can warn of potential...
16 Oct 1997
| by JULIAN LEE
Sainsbury s is to roll out a home shopping service by next spring,
after cutting its links with home delivery company Flanagans.
11 Jul 1997
| by HARRIET GREEN
Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO has joined the pitch for the European
launch of Ultrafem s sanpro product, Instead. Gotham and Marketing Drive
are also pitching for the pounds 10 million account. Leagas Delaney and
Delaney Flethcher Bozell are out of the running.
27 Jun 1997
Maher Bird Associates has started to rebuild its staff numbers
following the exodus of key personnel which began early this year.
23 May 1997
| by ANNE-MARIE CRAWFORD
The D s inaugural year, as it awarded
02 May 1997
| by MAIRI CLARK
AKQA, the new-media agency, is to open an online media planning and
DMB s US parent, the McManus Group, is to create a second
international network, with the first non-US offices opening this year
under the N.W. Ayer name. The move comes despite the failure of a
special project team within DMB s European account. - Advertising Age
08 Jan 1997
| by AMANDA LUTCHFORD
Duracell has appointed Peter Hoffman as its worldwide marketing
chief. Hoffman came from Gillette, the company which bought Duracell
last year. Hoffman, who has just joined the Connecticut-based firm, this
week ended Duracell s 14-year relationship with Ogilvy & Mather by
appointing BBDO to handle its...