The Gorkana Weekly Industry News Brief: 6 February to 12 February 2016
Pitch Wins Typhoo has awarded a social and digital brief to comms consultancy MC2 as the tea brand looks to attract younger consumers. British protein bar manufacturer [...]
The Independent announces digital-only future
The Independent has announced that it is to become a digital-only title, with the last print editions of The Independent and Independent on Sunday to be published on Saturday [...]
Kabuto hands brand building brief to Aduro
Instant noodle brand Kabuto has brought in Aduro to handle its PR as it looks to boost the profile of its pot snacks. Kabuto’s range includes Chicken Ramen, Beef Pho, and [...]
Speyside launches Inside Iran service
Emerging markets consultancy Speyside has launched a dedicated counselling service called ‘Inside Iran’ to assess business risks and opportunities in the country. [...]
Blue Marlin Ibiza chooses The Lifestyle Agency
The Lifestyle Agency has been chosen to represent the Blue Marlin Ibiza group. Blue Marlin Ibiza is made up of several venues, including a restaurant in the Ibiza Marina port [...]
Kazoo wins Young’s Seafood brief
Young’s Seafood has handed a retained PR brief to Kazoo Communications, which competed against three rival agencies in a two-stage process. The seafood brand, which is part of [...]
Remarkable hires public affairs lead
Remarkable Engagement, the public affairs division of comms business Remarkable Group, has hired Instinctif Partners’ Robbie McDuff as director to lead its lobbying [...]
Clare joins Fox Agency as online PR lead
B2B marketing agency Fox has appointed Hotwire’s David Clare as digital marketing director with responsibility for the agency’s online PR. At Fox, Clare will lead [...]
EMEA head Chris Talago to leave WE
WE’s EMEA general manager, Chris Talago, has announced that he will leave the agency on May 1. Talago joined WE, known as Waggener Edstrom until a rebrand last September, in [...]
Johnston Press in talks to buy the i for around £24m
Johnston Press, owner of The Scotsman, has confirmed that it is in talks to buy the i newspaper for around £24 million, in a deal it says would make it the UK’s fourth largest [...]
Regester Larkin hires Bupa’s Hamilton
Crisis and reputation management firm Regester Larkin has appointed Bupa’s former corporate comms manager Emily Hamilton as a senior consultant. Hamilton’s [...]
Number of promotions at JPES Partners
Specialist investment marketing and comms consultancy JPES Partners has boosted Alex Henderson and Matt Rogers to the role of associate directors and made a number of other [...]
Liquid promotes UK Game Fair 2016
Liquid has been appointed to handle the launch of the UK Game Fair 2016, a three-day event to celebrate rural life and countryside pursuits. Blaze Publishing, organiser of the [...]
Clearwater Advisers forms video partnership
Advisory firm Clearwater Advisers has partnered with Guy Ruddle, founder of First Touch TV and former editor of Telegraph TV, to provide its clients with additional video [...]
VIDEO: WSJ Europe on exclusivity and its City app
Watch an exclusive video from Gorkana‘s media briefing with the Wall Street Journal Europe which more than 250 people attended yesterday (February 9) at the News [...]
UK Blog Awards 2016 announces shortlist
The shortlist for The UK Blog Awards 2016 has been revealed, with Guardian Soulmates, The Royal Mint, Thomson Holidays, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Cancer Research UK among [...]
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company names European PR lead
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has appointed Harrods’ Alistair Scott as regional director, PR, Europe. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, a subsidiary of Marriott International, [...]
NEFF hands global brand PR brief to Golin
Golin has been chosen by NEFF to handle its global brand PR, as the kitchen appliances company looks to develop its presence in more than 14 markets around the world. Founded [...]
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