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Breakfast Briefing: Adobe scoops up Marketo for $4.8b

Breakfast Briefing: Adobe scoops up Marketo for $4.8b

Plus: MDC Partners considers a sale and another top exec leaves Tesla.

Strong PR performance helps drive up profits for M&C Saatchi

Strong PR performance helps drive up profits for M&C Saatchi

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment has been praised for its performance in the first half of this year, helping parent company M&C Saatchi increase its gross profit by five per cent to £127.2 million.

Edelman closes Silicon Valley office, moves employees to San Francisco

Edelman closes Silicon Valley office, moves employees to San Francisco

The firm opened the San Mateo location in 2006 when it acquired A&R Partners.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning

More on Text100's merger with Bite; Plus: Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban apologizes.

Next Fifteen merges Text100, Bite under Helena Maus

Next Fifteen merges Text100, Bite under Helena Maus

Bite's global chief executive will lead the combined agency as Text100 CEO Aedhmar Hynes exits.

Lambert, Edwards & Associates rebrands

Lambert, Edwards & Associates rebrands

The Michigan-based firm will be known simply as Lambert.

Burson Cohn & Wolfe promotes Jillian Janaczek to New York head

Burson Cohn & Wolfe promotes Jillian Janaczek to New York head

The firm has also upped Rachi Govil to New York healthcare practice leader.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Tuesday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Tuesday morning

PRWeek's 20th anniversary quiz; Streaming services win big at Emmys; First "space tourist" revealed.

Sargento Foods names Ogilvy PR AOR

Sargento Foods names Ogilvy PR AOR

Ogilvy is also the cheese company's creative AOR.

Blueshirt Group launches corporate governance, activism defense practice

Blueshirt Group launches corporate governance, activism defense practice

Waheed Hassan, formerly of Alliance Advisors and Institutional Shareholder Services, will lead the practice.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

Jamie Dimon walks back Trump comments; Benioff buys Time.

Rowan Benecke lands at Ruder Finn

Rowan Benecke lands at Ruder Finn

The Burson-Marsteller alum will serve as chief growth officer at the agency.

Pramana Collective rolls out new offering

Pramana Collective rolls out new offering

The firm is breaking out a popular service provided as part of broader offerings since its inception.

Do former journalists still make good PR executives?

Do former journalists still make good PR executives?

Is the newsroom-to-agency-corner-office path still viable?

Brunswick hires CNBC's Nikhil Deogun as Americas CEO

Brunswick hires CNBC's Nikhil Deogun as Americas CEO

Deogun was editor-in-chief and SVP of business news at the network.

FleishmanHillard picks Dianna Kraus to lead new global sports practice

FleishmanHillard picks Dianna Kraus to lead new global sports practice

The firm also named sports leads for North America, Europe, and Asia.

Breakfast Briefing: MDC CEO Scott Kauffman stepping down

Breakfast Briefing: MDC CEO Scott Kauffman stepping down

Investors and board members have reportedly been disappointed in MDC's performance under Kauffman.

Havas Group acquires stake in Republica

Havas Group acquires stake in Republica

The Miami-based firm will be renamed Republica Havas.

Sorrell's pitch to S4 Capital investors: We will bypass agencies and take on consultants

Sorrell's pitch to S4 Capital investors: We will bypass agencies and take on consultants

Martin Sorrell has unveiled S4 Capital's stock market prospectus and claimed the content production business will win clients by cutting out ad agencies.

Finn Partners hires Ryan Barr to lead financial services

Finn Partners hires Ryan Barr to lead financial services

Barr previously led U.S. operations for Cognito.

Analysis

Will Mark Read's appointment bring stability to WPP after the post-Sorrell turmoil?

Will Mark Read's appointment bring stability to WPP after the post-Sorrell turmoil?

The news this week that Mark Read had been appointed CEO of WPP came after a painful interregnum following the abrupt departure of the charismatic Martin Sorrell after more than 30 years at the helm. But is Read a thoughtful and safe pair of hands or a dull accountant with little in the way of leadership skills?

3 factors spurring this summer's agency acquisition spree

3 factors spurring this summer's agency acquisition spree

Both financial and personal motives are behind the spate of deals.

Transition graphs: Former journalists' soundbites on the move to PR

Transition graphs: Former journalists' soundbites on the move to PR

What it feels like to go from skeptic to working for the client.

Is PR still a prime landing spot for journalists? Yes, but...

Is PR still a prime landing spot for journalists? Yes, but...

The learning curve is steeper than ever for reporters, editors, and producers entering the communications field. The good news is they're used to rapid change.

Why more PR agencies are swiping left on the RFP process

Why more PR agencies are swiping left on the RFP process

And what clients are doing to make the getting-to-know-you process less uncomfortable.