Pernod Ricard USA has appointed Ketchum's Sports & Entertainment division as its first entertainment marketing AOR.
Red Lobster, which separated from former parent company Darden Restaurants at the end of July, has brought on MWW. It previously worked with Edelman when it was a part of Darden.
IR firm Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates has fired its director of market intelligence Michael Lucarelli after he was arrested on 13 counts of securities fraud tied to alleged insider trading.
WPP released its interim trading report on Tuesday morning, revealing second-quarter and first-half financial results. Here's a breakdown of the numbers.
WPP optimistic about rest of 2014; Consumers angry about Burger King's tax-inversion move; Breaking Bad wins big at Emmys; Facebook takes on click bait.
LOS ANGELES: BSH Home Appliances has renewed its contract with Finn Partners, retaining it as PR AOR for the US-based Bosch and Thermador brands and corporate relations for the company in North America, following a competitive review.
BlueFocus Communications Group reported a 67% year-over-year jump in PR operating revenue in the first six months of the year to $198 million, according to its interim report, released on Friday.
Held at various locations around New York City and online, the inaugural event series will consist of informational and social sessions on the theme of media disruption.
Coming off the 2013 merger of Tempur-Pedic and Sealy, the combined bedding provider has named Taylor as its first AOR as one company.
Dentsu Aegis Network has tapped IPG's Belle Lenz as regional communications director for the Americas, effective September 1.
Max Clifford's PR firm is to be wound up owing £473,000 to 19 creditors including the taxman, Channel 4 and the Newspaper Licensing Agency, records at Companies House show.
Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP's founder and chief executive, earns nearly 780 times more than his average employee, according to a think tank report.
Rubenstein Public Relations has tapped Marc Weinstein to lead its newly created corporate communications group.
Grayling has appointed Nick Hamilton to the newly created role of head of sport as part of a strategic move to capitalise on its work for the sector.
Brian Maloney, former MD of Ogilvy Public Relations' US consumer marketing practice, has launched his own agency focused on idea generation, event services, and networking.
MDC Partners chief executive Miles Nadal tells PRWeek why he had his eye on Hunter PR and talks about his plans for the agency.
Prior to Kwittken, FreshDirect worked with Philadelphia-based Braithwaite Communications. Representatives from Braithwaite were not immediately available for comment.
Cake has won a retained brief from Sony Mobile focusing on the creation of material for media coverage of its smartphones and wearable technology products.
Laura Springer, who has been with the firm since 2007, will manage accounts in the food, beverage, and lifestyle division.
Through the deal, Hunter has joined MDC's roster of communications firms, which includes Allison+Partners, HL Group, Kwittken, and Sloane & Company.
PR agencies are calling Wikipedia's compliance framework a good first step. Now the real work begins.
The announcement comes a day after the government revealed a major security breach.
PR agency chiefs inside and outside what would have been Publicis Omnicom Group are getting on with business as usual after the merger's collapse.
Virgin Galactic is probably on every PR agency's dream assignment list, but previous delays to Richard Branson's space venture suggest it may not be a complete blast.
Cision and Vocus are two of the biggest providers of PR management and monitoring tools, and observers say both could soon be combined by GTCR Valor Merger Sub.