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Rothy's customers irked they're not getting free shoes

Rothy's customers irked they're not getting free shoes

An "outdated" discount code promising free footwear was to blame.

Former Edelman executive David Brain starts chatbot-based online research firm

Former Edelman executive David Brain starts chatbot-based online research firm

The Auckland-based business is called Stickybeak.

Diversity and inclusion: no more excuses

Diversity and inclusion: no more excuses

It is imperative your organization pursue a diverse, inclusive staff. Last year's Diversity Distinction in PR Awards winners elaborate upon the benefits.

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Instagram influencers' private contact data 'exposed'

Instagram influencers' private contact data 'exposed'

Contact details for high-profile influencers were reportedly stored on an Amazon server that was not password-protected.

Healthcare giant acquires UK's Incisive Health and US-based Putnam Associates

Healthcare giant acquires UK's Incisive Health and US-based Putnam Associates

Incisive Health has been acquired by the agency and clinical services giant UDG Healthcare for £13.6m ($17.7m), it was announced today.

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FTI Consulting investigates claims its employee posed as journalist in Monsanto trial

FTI Consulting investigates claims its employee posed as journalist in Monsanto trial

FTI Consulting has launched an official review into one of its employees misidentifying as a journalist to gain access to a court case involving client Monsanto.

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Breakfast Briefing: 6 things for PR pros to know on Tuesday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 6 things for PR pros to know on Tuesday morning

Blue Shield of California's Jessica Shih on receiving tough feedback; Steak-umm launches weird YouTube channel; and other news to know.

Teneo paid $550,000 by energy company linked to California's deadliest fire

Teneo paid $550,000 by energy company linked to California's deadliest fire

Teneo Strategy was retained and paid $550,000 late last year to provide strategic communications services by the energy company responsible for California deadliest ever bushfires.

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Lessons from leaders: More progress, fewer platitudes

Lessons from leaders: More progress, fewer platitudes

In this second of a two-part series featuring past Diversity Champions, PR legend Pat Ford highlights those who are providing examples to follow in truly moving the D&I needle.

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Lessons from leaders: Diversity needs inclusion

Lessons from leaders: Diversity needs inclusion

In this first of a two-part series featuring past Diversity Champions, Edelman's Lisa Ross shares crucial counsel on what it takes to achieve lasting diversity in PR.

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Huntsworth takes on healthcare firms with multi-million-pound acquisitions

Huntsworth takes on healthcare firms with multi-million-pound acquisitions

Healthcare communications group Huntsworth has announced the purchase of two healthcare research and communications businesses in a multi-million-pound double swoop.

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Amdocs hires PAN Communications as U.S. AOR

Amdocs hires PAN Communications as U.S. AOR

The technology company previously worked with Hotwire.

H+K US marcomms lead Molly O'Neill leaves for experiential shop Agar

H+K US marcomms lead Molly O'Neill leaves for experiential shop Agar

She's opening a New York office for the Cincinnati-based agency.

How hubris took down the Fyre Festival

How hubris took down the Fyre Festival

"Don't get cocky," says event's former social media and brand creative director.