SAP PR safe at Howorth for now

SAP has decided to consolidate its global advertising and marketing under Omnicom, but there will be no change in its Australian PR - at least for the time being.

Havaianas hands the thong to Pulse

Ogilvy’s Pulse Communications will represent The Havaianas footwear brand in Australia as its consumer agency of record following a competitive review.

Wednesday Wrap: 23/7/14

Lucy Jones leaving Luxury Travel, L&A gets on the plonk, Newspaper of the Year finalists announced, H+K loses its US boss

The Mandarin to officially launch next week

Private Media’s The Mandarin will come out of beta and officially launch next week, with the online masthead targeting the 200,000 public servants in Australia, both at a Commonwealth and State government level.

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travelBulletin goes into retirement

The travelBulletin has ceased publishing and will join the growing graveyard of deceased magazines unless it can find a last-minute buyer.

Wrap-Up 18/7/2014

Today: Newzulu backs down; Major reforms could shake up market; Microsoft confirms closures

Patulny joins FAMOUS

Former SHOP Til You Drop beauty editor, Lisa Patulny (pictured) has joined FAMOUS following the departure of Justine Dunton-Rose in June.

Research suggests communications and marketing are merging

Corporate communications, traditionally seen as a subset of the marketing function, is increasingly enveloping that discipline, according to new research conducted by Weber-Shandwick.

Vodafone’s GK shifts to Huawei

Former Vodafone PR pro, Geeke van der Sluis has quickly reappeared within the telco sector, replacing Luke Coleman and taking on the position of media and communications manager at equipment vendor, Huawei Technologies.

Wrap-Up 17/7/2014

Today: Austero CFO resigns; Fishlock and Y&R Brands settle court fees; Time Warner rejects Fox takeover; Twitter sued by former employee

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