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KFC's latest wacky product is a $10,000 internet escape pod

KFC's latest wacky product is a $10,000 internet escape pod

Designed to "comfortably fit four adults and a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken," KFC hopes the internet escape pod is just what consumers need this holiday season.

In brief: H+K bags Burson crisis specialist, CSM wins global PR brief for Formula E

H+K adds Jon Wynne-Jones to crisis team, CSM wins global PR brief for Formula E and Profile Pensions picks Publicasity.

Brian Moore: 'Stop moaning, France deserved to win the 2023 Rugby World Cup bid' - episode 6 of The Line

Brian Moore: 'Stop moaning, France deserved to win the 2023 Rugby World Cup bid' - episode 6 of The Line

Episode six of The Line features a one-on-one with England rugby legend Brian Moore, who talks to host Richard Gillis about the sport's bruising relationship with the media, Danny Cipriani and the Beckhams, 'the opinion business' and the rise of the super coach.

Do we need women-only clubs to foster female entrepreneurs in PR?

Do we need women-only clubs to foster female entrepreneurs in PR?

As we celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week this week, it's as good a time as any to reflect on the fact that I've been an entrepreneur for 15 years.

Flack on Friday: Bell Pottinger - the movie, Bitcoin race, Ogilvy history lesson

Flack on Friday: Bell Pottinger - the movie, Bitcoin race, Ogilvy history lesson

In Flack this week: who wants to make the Bell Pottinger saga into a Hollywood movie? Plus the agency Bitcoin race hots up, Manchester Christmas campaign is a hit (internally, at least), and more.

Havas posts flat third-quarter growth

Havas posts flat third-quarter growth

The French advertising group's U.K. organic revenue fell by 10.9% for the three months to the end of September, while its North American business grew.

Shape History creates emotive Christmas campaign in aid of children's hospice

Shape History creates emotive Christmas campaign in aid of children's hospice

Social change agency Shape History has created an emotive Christmas campaign film in aid of children's charity hospice Shooting Star Chase.

Ruder Finn launches internal comms practice

Ruder Finn launches internal comms practice

Called ICX, the practice will be led by the agency's New York and London offices.

Dods Group and Lord Bell make loans totalling £1m to start-up Sans Frontières

Dods Group and Lord Bell make loans totalling £1m to start-up Sans Frontières

Sans Frontières Associates, the agency set up last year by a former Bell Pottinger partner and chaired by Lord Bell, has been given interest-free loans totalling £1m by its chair and investor Dods Group.

Freuds hires from Wunderman for new data role and brings in director from Contagious

Freuds hires from Wunderman for new data role and brings in director from Contagious

Freuds has hired Joe Faul (pictured) from WPP digital agency Wunderman to the new role of head of data and analytics, and brought in Contagious and PepsiCo veteran Arif Haq as a director.

McDonald's gets #ReindeerReady with social Christmas campaign

McDonald's gets #ReindeerReady with social Christmas campaign

McDonald's has launched its Christmas campaign, which includes a film about a girl saving a carrot for Santa's reindeer, as well as a features hub on Snapchat.

Remarkable hires ex-Bell Pottinger partner and former Lord Mayor as director

Remarkable hires ex-Bell Pottinger partner and former Lord Mayor as director

Public affairs and property comms agency Remarkable Group has hired former Bell Pottinger partner Steve Summers as a director.

'I don't have time for self-importance;' Twitter global creative chief

'I don't have time for self-importance;' Twitter global creative chief

Jayanta Jenkins spoke to Faaez Samadi about the creative opportunities for brands on Twitter, which go way beyond selling products.

In brief: Redleaf lands financial services win, MHP wins former Bell Pottinger client, wins for Diffusion and Speed

Redleaf lands financial services win, MHP wins former Bell Pottinger client, wins for Diffusion and Speed, and more from PRWeek UK.

Unlimited holiday means Golin's UK staff take 'two or three more days a year' - while Manifest London has 'stopped counting'

Unlimited holiday means Golin's UK staff take 'two or three more days a year' - while Manifest London has 'stopped counting'

Golin's London staff have been taking an average of two or three days extra holiday a year since the firm introduced an unlimited leave policy 18 months ago, according to its MD.

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