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Weight Watchers seeks new PR agency partner

Weight Watchers seeks new PR agency partner

The health and wellness brand parted ways with Ketchum last month.

Interpublic Group's PR Q1 revenue sees high single-digit increase

Interpublic Group's PR Q1 revenue sees high single-digit increase

The Constituency Management Group unit, which includes IPG's PR agencies, saw 1.6% organic revenue growth in Q1.

Burson launches data-driven creative content offering

Burson launches data-driven creative content offering

The offering will initially roll out in New York, Chicago, and Washington, DC.

Six things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 4.23.2015

Six things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 4.23.2015

WPP reports 1.2% increase in Q1 for PR, public affairs; Comcast-Time Warner merger hits major roadblock; YouTube unveils new offering

WPP PR and public affairs Q1 growth held back by UK and continental Europe

WPP PR and public affairs Q1 growth held back by UK and continental Europe

WPP has reported a 1.2 per cent rise in like-for-like sales in its PR and public affairs group in the first quarter of 2015, with growth in all regions except the UK and continental Europe. Net sales in the division grew 1.6 per cent.

PR Rundown, 4.22.2015: Waggener Edstrom, Powell Tate, Highwire

And news from Tanis Communications.

Formica hires Spong to reinvigorate the brand

Formica hires Spong to reinvigorate the brand

Vehr Communications previously worked with Formica.

Five things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 4.22.2015

Five things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 4.22.2015

Golin opens office in Moscow; Protestors gather in Baltimore after man dies in police custody; South Korea brings on Finn Partners.

Omnicom PR revenue up 3.1% in Q1

Omnicom PR revenue up 3.1% in Q1

US organic revenue was up 4.8% in the first quarter, while that of the UK increased 9.3%. In Asia-Pacific, it grew 6.7%.

Seven things PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 4.21.2015

Seven things PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 4.21.2015

Publicis Q1 revenue flat; Blue Bell recalls all products; New L'Oreal CCO; How Ginni Rommetty is trying to turn around IBM.

Edelman hires White House exec Simon for business and social purpose

Edelman hires White House exec Simon for business and social purpose

Simon previously served as the director of international affairs to first lady Michelle Obama.

BrandPie plants its flag in New York, adds Ford as creative director

BrandPie plants its flag in New York, adds Ford as creative director

The London-based firm also brought on Richard Ford as its US creative director, reporting to MaryLee Sachs.

FleishmanHillard, Bowen Foundation team up on diversity initiative

The firm will work to grow opportunities for people of color in both the PR and media fields.

Lewis PR raises $27m in funding

Lewis PR raises $27m in funding

CEO Chris Lewis said the firm is looking into acquisitions in the US, China, and India, among other markets.

Massage Envy brings on Golin to tell brand's wellness story

Massage Envy brings on Golin to tell brand's wellness story

Golin's Dallas office is leading the account, which was previously held by Fish Consulting.

Canadian firm offers '.sucks' domain to brands for $2,500 annual charge

Canadian company Vox Populi Registry is now in command of the latest - and highly controversial - generic Top-Level Domain, '.sucks'.

Portland design firm Citizen hires Waggener Edstrom vet Moede as CEO

Portland design firm Citizen hires Waggener Edstrom vet Moede as CEO

Moede joins Citizen after 20 years at Waggener Edstrom.

National Safety Council awards $3.25m auto safety account to Qorvis MSL

National Safety Council awards $3.25m auto safety account to Qorvis MSL

The Publicis Groupe firm will explain how consumers should use the new gadgets in their cars safely.

Nintendo UK appoints PrettyGreen as consumer PR agency

Nintendo UK appoints PrettyGreen as consumer PR agency

Nintendo UK has hired PrettyGreen, replacing 77PR, the consumer arm of Fishburn.

Coyne boosts digital by bringing on Proof's Luis Hernandez

Coyne boosts digital by bringing on Proof's Luis Hernandez

He is reporting to CEO Tom Coyne in the role.

Analysis

How a strong dollar is weakening the hand of global PR agencies

How a strong dollar is weakening the hand of global PR agencies

Wild currency fluctuations are casting a shadow over otherwise improving economic conditions.

How the PR industry is tackling its diversity deficit

How the PR industry is tackling its diversity deficit

Has progress been made? Yes, say experts. But there's a long way to go.

PR firms at a make-or-break moment on content creation

PR firms at a make-or-break moment on content creation

The pressure is on for agencies, large and small, to get content creation right - and right now.

With fewer acquisition options, agencies look outside PR for next deal

With fewer acquisition options, agencies look outside PR for next deal

There aren't many options left for agencies or holding companies looking to buy a PR firm in 2015.

Uber, World Cup, Huntsworth, Engine: News from 2014 in review

Uber, World Cup, Huntsworth, Engine: News from 2014 in review

2014 has been a busy year for the PR industry. Here PRWeek looks back on some of the stories that hit the headlines...

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