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Creative director turns In-N-Out Burger mystery into food bank fundraiser

Creative director turns In-N-Out Burger mystery into food bank fundraiser

It's a not-so-secret menu for shirts that help the less fortunate.

IPG CMG PR firms see low-single-digit growth in Q2

IPG CMG PR firms see low-single-digit growth in Q2

The CMG division as a whole posted an organic revenue increase of 1.9% in Q2 to $320.1 million.

Allison+Partners launches conflict shop Headstand

Allison+Partners launches conflict shop Headstand

Agency veteran Zach Colvin is leading the spinoff firm.

Huntsworth PR shops return to like-for-like growth; proposes sale of Grayling Middle East

Huntsworth PR shops return to like-for-like growth; proposes sale of Grayling Middle East

Huntsworth saw like-for-like revenue growth in its comms agencies for the first time in "a number of years" in the first half of 2019, with Grayling UK highlighted for its "standout" performance.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know Friday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know Friday morning

Ogilvy's Seifert defends U.S. Customs and Border Protection work; Case study: a "Big Little Lies"-themed drag show; New York Fed Reserve president didn't mean it; Gannett to merge with GateHouse; An 11-year-old's booze sign.

What does Gen Z want from brands? One agency asked its own interns

What does Gen Z want from brands? One agency asked its own interns

Day One Agency hosted a panel with in-house Gen Zers to get their POV.

Publicis Groupe reports 15% hike in first-half profit, but struggles in North America

Publicis Groupe reports 15% hike in first-half profit, but struggles in North America

The holding company's performance was held aloft by strong results in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Miami Super Bowl Host Committee brings on Golin

Miami Super Bowl Host Committee brings on Golin

The agency will help the organization reintroduce South Florida to the world.

Andy Polansky named Interpublic CMG CEO; Gail Heimann appointed Weber Shandwick chief

Andy Polansky named Interpublic CMG CEO; Gail Heimann appointed Weber Shandwick chief

The world's second-largest PR agency has a new CEO.

Omnicom US PR stagnant in Q2; UK up

Omnicom US PR stagnant in Q2; UK up

Omnicom's PR unit overall was down by 1.3% organically.

Harold Burson is heading home to Memphis after 73 years

Harold Burson is heading home to Memphis after 73 years

Burson-Marsteller founder will leave New York City next week and relocate to his hometown of Memphis.

Breakfast Briefing: Omnicom PR revenue down 1.3% in Q2

Breakfast Briefing: Omnicom PR revenue down 1.3% in Q2

Plus: Get ready for new emojis.

Move over Millennials: Generation X is coming for your avocados

Move over Millennials: Generation X is coming for your avocados

Avocados From Mexico targets older people in its new marketing.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies names Daniel Holmes NY creative director

Hill+Knowlton Strategies names Daniel Holmes NY creative director

He was previously creative director at Jack Morton Worldwide London.

Fantasy Life names Hot Paper Lantern as PR and marketing AOR

Fantasy Life names Hot Paper Lantern as PR and marketing AOR

The app was launched in 2016 by ESPN commentator Matthew Berry.

TikTok relies on positivity, AI to create a 'happier place' for users

TikTok relies on positivity, AI to create a 'happier place' for users

How the platform is beating the social media clock through quick content creation and universal relatability.

New PR agency names top Mergermarket M&A adviser rankings

New PR agency names top Mergermarket M&A adviser rankings

Joele Frank Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher and Kekst CNC are the new names at the top of two Mergermarket tables that rank PR agencies by M&A deals they handled globally in the first half of 2019.

Former Edelman US COO Julianna Richter joins Waypoint Partners

Former Edelman US COO Julianna Richter joins Waypoint Partners

She'll focus on growing the M&A advisory firm's U.S. footprint.

Kantar and Bain on their $4bn deal: Now we can invest and acquire more

Kantar and Bain on their $4bn deal: Now we can invest and acquire more

Staying wholly owned by WPP would have limited ambitions, Kantar CEO says.

Girls Who Invest hires Water & Wall Group as marketing and PR AOR

Girls Who Invest hires Water & Wall Group as marketing and PR AOR

The agency will support the group's mission to increase female representation at asset management firms.

Analysis

The new wave of celebrity-founded agencies: Threat or opportunity?

The new wave of celebrity-founded agencies: Threat or opportunity?

Forget the management consultancies for a second. Stars also want a part of the content marketing space.

Worrying about IP theft. It's not just for creative agencies anymore

Worrying about IP theft. It's not just for creative agencies anymore

PR firms are taking precautions to ensure the ideas they pitch aren't used without their consent.

Dressing for the pitch: Divining client culture while dealing with wardrobe malfunctions

Dressing for the pitch: Divining client culture while dealing with wardrobe malfunctions

In an increasingly casual culture, knowing what to wear to a client meeting can be a challenge.

Pining PR industry holds out hope (again) for Cannes Lions glory

Pining PR industry holds out hope (again) for Cannes Lions glory

Is this the year PR firms finally break through?

PR pros: 'Huawei is handling crisis well, but could target customers in charm offensive'

PR pros: 'Huawei is handling crisis well, but could target customers in charm offensive'

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has its work cut out to convince governments, technology partners and consumers that its products and telco infrastructure are safe, experts warn.