PR

Post-pandemic creativity: P&G and Google

The world’s big brands have been awash with purpose through the pandemic – the danger, of course, is that in so doing they become preachy. P&G is at the traditional end of the spectrum, Google at the tecchie end. P&G ...

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Has Rosapark done the right thing by becoming Rosa Paris?

I see that Rosapark, the Havas-owned agency that found itself at the centre of a diversity storm last year, is, as promised at the time, renaming itself Rosa Paris. It’s also promising lots of diversity initiatives. The agency was criticised ...

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Welcome to London says London – if you can get here

“This is London. And everyone is welcome” says the Mayor of London’s office as the capital prepares to host the Euro 2020 (yes really) football tournament. Welcome, that is, if you can get here given the UK government’s ever-changing travel ...

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Philips consolidates creative and media with Omnicom

Philips, now primarily a maker of healthcare kit, has awarded its creative, media and PR business to Omnicom. WPP’s Ogilvy loses creative and Dentsu most of the media business although it retains domestic appliance brands, now owned by private equity. ...

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Ogilvy raids Deloitte for new CX creative boss

Andy Main’s Ogilvy has raided his old employer Deloitte Digital for a new ECD for CX operation Ogilvy Experience, Kaleeta McDade. McDade was Deloitte’s group experience director at its studios in the US and India. She has also held senior ...

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K-Y Jelly gives MM a helping hand

Noticed the other day that it was National Bee Day somewhere or other. Are we running out of days? It’s seemingly Masturbation Month in the US and elsewhere – which sounds a bit more more fun, certainly less hazardous – ...

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Now bumbling Boris stars in Geenpeace’s ‘Wasteminster’

Controversial British prime minister Boris Johnson gets it in the neck for lots of things (mostly deservedly although it doesn’t seem to prevent him winning elections.) But he probably didn’t expect to cop it from Greenpeace for the UK’s seemingly ...

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