PR

Ogilvy staff protest Customs and Border Protection work

Ogilvy employees are protesting – vociferously – about the agency’s work for the US Customs and Border Protection agency, blamed for separating children from their parents at border “facilities”. This is said to have led to the deaths of seven ...

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Is ‘no strategy’ paying off for Omnicom?

Is Omnicom – which owns BBDO, TBWA, DDB and Omnicom Media Group among others – doing well or badly? Its shares fell three per cent yesterday when it reported a 3.6 per cent drop in second quarter revenue in Q2 ...

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Huawei comes out fighting with good works blitz

You may have heard of Huawei (pronounced wah-way), it’s not Donald Trump’s favourite technology company or that of many security types around the world. Trouble is (from their point of view) the Chinese giant has lots of capability others don’t. ...

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Fairy becomes Fair as P&G pursues LGBT agenda

P&G is rebranding Fairy (Fairy Liquid as was) as Fair in its latest effort to effect societal change/be a corporate good guy (you choose.) The venerable detergent has sponsored some research showing that attitudes to LGBT people (or LGBTQ with ...

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Just Eat adds Greggs with Swash-buckling giant sausage roll

Here’s the latest from the Taylor Herring PR dream factory: a Triumph Bonneville sidecar in the shape of a giant sausage rolls to celebrate baker Greggs signing up with Just Eat. With, as you knew of course, TV presenter Joe ...

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Now Boris comes out in support of sugary ads – we think

If, as expected, we get Boris Johnson as the next UK prime minister (possibly only for a week or so but we’ll see) there may be a reprieve for sugary drinks manufacturers and their handmaidens (ad and media agencies) as ...

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