PR

Now it’s girls and boys in space for Axe Apollo

Ah, the best-laid plans… Axe is advertising for 22 would-be astronauts to promote its new Axe Apollo line. It started off as an offer for blokes (well it’s Axe) but now two of the top names on its social ‘leader ...

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The real story about that body in the Leicester car park – Richard 111’s brand advisors let him down

Richard III, the marketing angle? Incredible as it may seem, there is one – and Mediapost claims to have detected it. The spectacular discovery of the last Plantagenet monarch’s remains under a Leicestershire car park has been derided in some ...

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Two fingers to social media from defiant Ryanair

I was amused to read that the incoming head of comms at Ryanair (forgive the oxymoron) has “deliberately” ruled out a social media strategy. New boy Robin Kiely (left) tells us – apparently without irony – that such an initiative ...

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Saatchi Berlin rolls out homeless charity Days of Hope across Europe

Saatchi & Saatchi is launching a new campaign to raise the profile of homeless people in major cities across Europe. Called ‘Days of Hope’, the idea originated at Saatchi & Saatchi Berlin and focuses on the impact the cold winter ...

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Edelman founder Daniel J. Edelman dies at 92

Daniel J. Edelman (left), who founded what is now the world’s largest PR firm back in 1952, has died aged 92. Edelman (as it now is) remains a private company, run by son Richard with various other family members in ...

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