Weight-loss programme Weight Watchers reassured its customers on social media and its website yesterday following a technical fault with its app.
With Audi's parent company VW embroiled in the biggest scandal in its history and more revelations leaking out, there are still questions to be answered. Matthew Gwyther grills Audi chairman Rupert Stadler about who knew what and when.
Thousands of staff at Publicis Groupe agencies are set to become shareholders in their parent company for the first time as they will receive shares worth about €2,800 ($3,000, £2,000).
Menu misspelling first course and dessert went viral across social media, forcing politician to issuing light-hearted but chiding response
Stuff your eyes with this varied selection of Thanksgiving tweets from 15 brands.
Damon Jones, Procter & Gamble's director of external communications, said the company is reassessing agency partners for its baby and feminine care segment and other businesses globally.
The tech firm Oracle has taken on Mike Moeller as its new vice-president of marketing comms and global PR.
Video of police shooting sparks outrage on Chicago streets; Nestlé calls itself out over forced labor issues in Thailand; Amazon takes precaution over possible password leaks; E. coli outbreak has Costco under federal microscope
Nestlé's "brave" Thailand seafood admission the new reality for food companies probing their supply chains
Company's admits forced labour is part of its Thai seafood supply chain and says almost all US and European companies that buy seafood are exposed to these human rights abuses
The scope of work includes traditional and digital marketing services, the latter spanning digital and social strategy, design, development and execution, as well as analytics and reporting for each.
A campaign running in the New York City subway promoting 'The Man in the High Castle' and featuring Nazi and Imperial Japanese imagery met a quick end on Tuesday.
From Marriott to Pepsi, brands are turning to their own teams to produce video.
The fried chicken brand is once again putting Colonel Harland Sanders front-and-center in its marketing.
Promoted to chair of Allison's Eastern region, Colaiacovo is taking on oversight of the Boston and DC locations.
Politicians not fans of Pfizer-Allergan deal; 'The Man in the High Castle' subway campaign turns heads; Volkswagen faces tax investigation in Germany; Uber launches safety advisory board; Christie improves his chances in New Hampshire.
New COO, chief strategy officer and public policy lead will ensure agency's 'One India' platform that eliminates regional divisions
And we were just getting over the stars vs. hearts debate
As Zocalo Group moves away from Ketchum to digital specialist Critical Mass, its CEO and founder Paul Rand answers a few questions from PRWeek.
Creston has reported a "slow start" to its financial year, citing the impact of the weakening Euro, "client budget weaknesses" and slower performance in its health arm linked to the need for a more integrated health offer.
Trying to counter the media narrative that the record pharmaceutical-sector merger is just an attempt to avoid taxes, Read said it means the companies will spend more in the US.
Singha has brought on Curate Directive to handle social media to make US Millennials more aware of the brand.
Belgian Twitter users' cute response to police request for radio silence; Walmart moves Cyber Monday sales up a day; Pfizer, Allergan announce landmark deal; Rubio debuts first national TV ad; Latest Trump comments astonish.
Volkswagen is reportedly considering dropping its sponsorship of four prominent German football teams following cutbacks to its investment plan after the emissions crisis.
Ma Yolanda Crisanto, senior vice president, corporate communications at Philippines-based Globe Telecom, talks about the challenges of PR in the telecoms sector and why Star Wars is the next big thing for the brand
The department issued a request for information for a firm to support its Campaign for Diversity Employment.
The gossip website said this week that it's turning its gaze to politics. It should stay true to its roots to make an impact.
PRWeek's Global Awards are open for entries and this represents a great time to reflect on the global reach of communications and consider how PRWeek can further increase the scope of its coverage.
Tinder CEO Sean Rad turned heads - and not in a good way - after he sat down for an interview with The Evening Standard this week. But investors didn't swipe left on parent company Match Group's IPO on Thursday.
She will join Nissan on December 1 and report to Nissan North America corporate comms VP David Reuter.
Mali hostage situation; US authorities investigate German auto supplier; Politico names comms VP; Late Publicis staffer wins award; Tech stocks soar in IPOs; CNN suspends reporter after migration tweet; GOP frontrunners go very conservative on migrants.
Agency's latest people insights report find consumers in the two largest countries in the world want commitment from brands to greener products and action on climate change
Managing director vacancy open as agency appoints Adrian Warr and Andres Vejarano Hong Kong office leaders with immediate effect
Campaign looks to stop 2,000 deaths a day due to lack of sanitation facilities.
With Match Group going public on Thursday, this week was probably not the best time for Tinder CEO Sean Rad to sit down for a strange interview with the Evening Standard.
In acquisition mode, Llorente & Cuenca's José Antonio Llorente sits down for a few quick questions from PRWeek.
Avril Lee will join MSLGroup next month as managing director of its UK and EMEA health practices.
Latest from Paris; Political response to attacks; MWW, PulsePoint Group make big promotions; Impact of Sean Rad's strange 'Evening Standard' interview; VW Americas CEO apologizes again; Pfizer and Allergan close to deal; New York to boost tourism.
Toups will take over day-to-day management of the firm, though founding partners Bob Feldman and Jeff Hunt will stay on-board.
He is responsible for MWW's national LGBT, travel and tourism, wine and spirits, food and beverage, family and toy, and technology practices.
Durex has launched a global campaign to create an official #condomemoji ahead of World Aids Day.
As world leaders prepare to gather in Paris on Monday for the crucial Climate Change Conference - in a city under a state of emergency following the terrorist attacks - PRWeek looks at how the comms of climate change have shifted since the disastrous Copenhagen summit six years ago and why walking the tightrope of language between misery and complacency is vital to tackling the issue.
Many consumers will shop online, according to a new report, but the majority still plan on shopping at discount and department stores
Marketers are paying more attention to digital channels this year, and adding online and social elements to their existing programs
Many films this holiday season have either flopped or made mega-bucks. Why the movie-marketing environment is tougher than ever.
Negative stereotypes play a role, and often companies - and veterans themselves -- don't realize what they have to offer.
"Rapid response used to be an innovation. Now it's a necessity," says Incite Agency founding partner Ben LaBolt.
In some ways, Monday's announcement that Fishburn and FleishmanHillard are to merge had an air of inevitability about it. A line can be traced from this week's announcement as far back as 2013 when Omnicom Group, which owns Fishburn and FleishmanHillard, and Publicis Groupe attempted a merger to create what would have been the largest holding company in the world.
Agency pros, in-house communicators, and professors were divided about whether offering financial incentives to journalists crosses an ethical line.
"If it was just a PR stunt, we wouldn't be closing down our stores for the day," Ben Steele, REI's chief creative officer, told PRWeek.
Media outlets are bailing on SXSW after two gaming and online harassment panels were axed due to threats.
Crisis communicators praised Amazon's choice of Medium to rebut The New York Times. They were less bullish about its timing and strategy.
A new report places the annual global cost of counterfeiting at around £1.2tn and it is rising in cost and scope by around 15 per cent every year. Everything from luxury clothing brands to pharmaceutical drugs and even alcohol is up for grabs by organised gangs and multinational brands are losing approximately 10 per cent of their topline revenue as a result of it. So what are the effects of somebody impersonating your brand and what are the best ways to defend against it?
A new survey finds that many employers say their efforts to retain a diverse workforce are successful. But young PR practitioners don't see it that way.
A referendum on whether Britain should remain in the EU or leave it could be as far as two years away but that has not stopped organisations on either side of the debate firing the starting pistol on their campaigns this week.
Virtual doesn't mean "do-nothing" - and it saves time, too - say communicators who have worked in the corporate, agency, and consultancy worlds.