Consumer PR

Coffee prices set to rise

Coffee prices set to rise

If you get your coffee at the store rather than through the drive-thru, the price of a cup may have just gone up. Smucker, the company which owns popular brands such as Folgers, Café Bustelo and owns the rights to sell Dunkin’ Donuts branded coffee in grocery stores recently announced plans to raise prices across […]

Makeup Companies Using Men to Market Products

Makeup Companies Using Men to Market Products

In 2016 Maybelline and CoverGirl both made a leap by announcing male models as spokesmen for their makeup brands via social media. A first. They say putting on makeup isn’t gender specific. Men wearing makeup isn’t really new, but it’s still not seen as common. David Bowie, Alice Cooper, Boy George, and others have worn makeup […]

PR News From Portland, Edelman, Compass, Weber Shandwick, and KFC

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Portland Communications Picks Up Henry Cook as Associate Director Henry Cook, former SpAd and Vote Leave adviser (Brexit) for Michael Gove, has been named as the new associate director for UK PR firm Portland Communications. Cook will be working with Victoria Dean’s unit giving businesses advice relating to the Leave vote opportunities available. The addition […]

New Label challenges long-held allergy warnings

New Label challenges long-held allergy warnings

You’ve seen the labels all over the snack aisle: “may contain traces of tree nuts” or “made in the same factory as peanuts” … warnings meant to convey caution to those who may have peanut allergies or other health issues that can be exacerbated by nuts. Now, reports are surfacing that claim this good faith […]

Nintendo’s New Console Could be Holiday Season Hit

Nintendo’s new console could be the hit of the holiday season

They say lightning doesn’t strike twice, but it can when it’s powered by nostalgia. While some remakes and reimaginings don’t always pan out, some blasts from the past manage to make a huge splash a second time. Nintendo is hoping to catch that lightning in a bottle and cash in this Christmas season with the […]