Egypt-based mobile app Hawaya, which approaches matchmaking with respect for Muslim traditions and cultures, has appointed Havas Middle East as its PR Agency on record to lead communications across the GCC.
Brand aims to contribute to circular economy with initiative that follows similar move by Ikea this week.
The Kraken Rum has teamed up with video game writer, director and visionary John Zurhellen to create an online video game to mark Halloween. The campaign is being delivered by Cow PR.
Bayer-owned heartburn and indigestion brand Rennie has launched a Tinder campaign calling on food lovers to swipe right on their favourite foods. The creative is the latest work by Unity.
Campaign featuring ballet dancer called ‘crass’ by culture secretary.
Gymnast Max Whitlock is the face of a new fragrance intended to capture the essence of freshly laundered clothes in a campaign created by Taylor Herring.
Papa’s John’s has appointed its PR and social media agency, W Communications, to deliver an out-of-home advertising campaign across London this autumn.
Aldi has expanded its remit with Clarion Communications to cover all its consumer comms in the UK, PRWeek has learned.
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Mc&T has won briefs for Heineken-backed craft beer brand Beavertown, Buffalo Trace bourbon, and London's Boxpark container events spaces, PRWeek has learned.
Captain Sir Tom Moore, the famed centenarian war veteran and charity fundraiser, has become one of the UK's oldest podcast hosts in a partnership between Cadbury and Age UK to help tackle loneliness among older people.
Nakheel Malls – the retail arm of property developer Nakheel – has appointed Havas Middle East to lead its communications across the UAE.
The #ProtectPongo street art tour highlights the rapid decline in orangutan numbers and the small changes people can make to help. Don't Cry Wolf helped create the campaign in partnership with Meridian and artist Lous Masai.
One of Europe’s leading freestyle ski resorts has hired Rooster as its UK PR agency for the 2020/21 ski season, with a brief that includes launching Europe’s longest treetop walk in the summer. The appointment follows a competitive pitch.
Supermarket chain Morrisons has hired The Academy for an expanded consumer PR brief, PRWeek has learned.
In turbulent times, decision-makers in any industry – be it CEOs, politicians, film directors or football managers – will fall back on tactics that served them well in the past, even if that past is growing distant and the tactic dating double-quick.
'Don’t ever feel the need to conform. It crushes your creativity' – What Inspires Me, with Formula E's Katie Traxton
Formula E's chief communications officer reveals what drives her creative mind.
Companies sometimes find themselves in a muddle over the use of ‘on background’ interviews, so what does it mean and when should it be used?
The UK is teetering on the brink of a second national lockdown, the furlough scheme has been extended, the pubs are closing, and those confusing Government briefings are returning to TV screens. So, obviously, I think it’s time for brands to start having fun again.
Many organisations are wrestling with this problem: when a rebuild strategy is contingent on cuts, how does one communicate this dichotomy internally?
PR and cultural comms consultant Kiran Gill reveals what stirs her creative mind.
Chris Bamford, creative director at Kindred, casts his eye on this week's creative offerings.
I read an article about how a fire had devastated the Moria migrant camp on Lesbos.
‘We have to fight for the black artists we represent’ - Behind the Campaign, Krept & Konan’s album launch
Stoked PR led the highly successful launch of British rap duo Krept & Konan's album Revenge is Sweet, which overcame a knife attack and media scepticism.
Cambridge Analytica: a household name these days, albeit for all the wrong reasons.
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PRWeek's weekly round-up of industry hires, departures and promotions.
One of PRWeek’s 'agencies to watch in 2020', Lynn PR has scaled impressively during the coronavirus crisis, but for founder Shayoni Lynn the experience has been surreal.
The initiative set up by Nic Young to provide pro-bono support to charities during the COVID-19 crisis has evolved into a full-service creative agency with three founding managers, a high-profile chair, and a network of 350 freelancers, PRWeek can reveal.
Nick Fox has decided to seek a new challenge after 13 years at the business, including the past six and-a-half-years as CCO. The group’s director of communications, Tamara Bennett, will lead comms on an interim basis.
PR agency Don’t Cry Wolf has expanded its creative offering with a new division, DCW Productions.
Vicky Torraca has been appointed senior external comms manager at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.